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    It’s Your Park Day

    Volunteers from all across Chicago came together at 14 Chicago parks Saturday, June 20th, for It’s Your Park Day. Hundreds of trees were mulched and playgrounds and fields were cleaned up just in time to kick off summer in our parks. Our wonderful partners at Home Depot provided all the

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    Spotlight: Wicker Park Advisory Council

    Welcome to the second installment of our blog series Spotlight on PACs, where the ten 2014 PACs of the Year share best practices and discuss common issues facing their volunteer groups. Previously, Indian Boundary Park Advisory Council explained some key social media ideas as well as best practices of using

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    Spotlight: Indian Boundary Park Advisory Council

    Welcome to the first installment of the blog series Spotlight on PACs, where Park Advisory Councils from across the city share best practices and discuss common issues facing park volunteers in Chicago. The Chicago Parks Foundation is excited to get the word out about the great work being done in

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    Design and Special Projects Internship Opportunity with CPF

    The internship program at the Chicago Parks Foundation offers college students a unique and invaluable resume building work experience while cultivating personal growth. Not only do our interns work closely with members of the Chicago Parks Foundation team, giving them the opportunity to learn about and contribute to many aspects

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