October 11, 2012

PARK(ing) Day 2012 is a wrap!

Friday, September 21 was PARK(ing) Day, an annual worldwide event sponsored by Rebar during which participants transform metered parking spots into pop up parks. To celebrate, Greenbelt Alliance created pop up parks in Walnut Creek, San Francisco, and San Jose.

PARK(ing) Day in San Jose

On Friday, September 21, Greenbelt Alliance transformed a metered parking space in Downtown San Jose into a pop up park for PARK(ing) Day, an international event during which organizations, citizens, and artists challenge the status quo of urban land use and inspire passersby to stop and make some art, strike up a conversation, play an instrument, or just enjoy a sliver of public space normally reserved for thousand-pound pieces of metal.

Volunteer Spotlight: Nathan Denoso-Reddick

Nathan Donoso-Reddick served as a communications intern this past summer, writing blog posts, maintaining www.greenbelt.org, and creating how-to tutorial videos on the website. A Bay Area native, the 2011 Berkeley High graduate is currently studying communications and culture with a specialization in economics and sociology at Clark University in Worcester, MA. He aspires to go …

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