The Surprising Link Between Parks and Violence Prevention

Studies that connect green space to mental health and wellbeing abound. And this connection is intuitive—people have long retreated to parks and natural places to recharge from the pressures of daily life. Less known is the fact that greening is gaining recognition as an effective violence prevention strategy. READ MORE.




Connections - CPRS Conference & Expo
March 10-13, 2020
Long Beach, CA

Re-connect with old friends, make brand new connections and of course, learn a lot in the process. With over 100 top notch education sessions to choose from, you'll leave with a new focus on the work you do and how you do it. Our Expo will be filled with industry experts ready to help you navigate any challenge you may be facing. And of course, you'll be connected to your peers, as we head into a brand-new decade. Let's make more CONNECTIONS in Long Beach!


Parks with Irregular Shapes May Boost Longevity

More and more studies are emphasizing the importance of green spaces for longevity. New research adds an important nuance to the mounting evidence — the shape of these parks also plays an important part in staving off mortality risk. Click here for details.


30 Under 30 / 50 Over 50

Check out some of CPRS's outstanding up and comers, along with those professionals who have paved the way...

30 Under 30

50 Over 50


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