Members Reception – Creating A Socially Just and Equitable Parks System
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
RSVP to follow
Please join the Friends for our 2020 Members Reception: Creating A Socially Just and Equitable Parks System presented by New York City Department of Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver.
One of the nation’s most celebrated urban thinkers, Mitchell J. Silver is Commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks and a former president of the American Planning Association (APA) and is President Elect of the American Institute of Certified Planners. As an award-winning planner with more than 30 years of experience, he is internationally recognized for his leadership in the planning profession and his contributions to contemporary planning issues.
He specializes in comprehensive planning, placemaking, and implementation strategies. He was named one of Planetizen’s 100 Most Influential Urbanists in 2017 and has been honored as one of the top 100 City Innovators in the world by UBM Future Cities. In 2012, the Urban Times named him one of the top international thought leaders of the built environment.