Volunteerism has been a historic part of American civic life, offering a way for people to reach out and serve others, helping to strengthen and build important ties across communities.
With New Year’s Day approaching, it comes time to once again reflect on the past year and look toward the future. This past year, we have faced the harsh realities of living during a worldwide pandemic and the great loss that has come with it. From the challenges of shutdowns and quarantine to the widespread fear and division faced in 2020–what have we learned?
On December 19th the Department of Leisure, Family and Recreation held our first annual Holiday in the Park event at Northwest Park. Santa Clause and a few of his friends took time out of their busy schedule to stop at the park to spread some holiday spirit.
Artists featured in the Perspectives of a Pandemic show share their thoughts on the motivation behind their works, the process of creating their pieces, and what it is like to be an artist at this time.
During this 2-day virtual conference on Equity, attendees will benefit from and contribute to learning opportunities, thoughtful conversations and interactive activities related to areas of Equity from policy and politics, education and advocacy, art and commerce, health and habitat and more.
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