150 American Legion Hwy
Boston, MA 02124
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There is a bright future for our park and Franklin Park Coalition. Please come to celebrate past accomplishments and support new efforts. We will hear about the exciting activities for Franklin Park Coalition as the community partner in Mayor Walsh's recently announced Master Plan and investment in the park.
10:00-10:30 Reception with light refreshments
- Chris Cook, Environment, Energy, and Open Space; Commissioner, Parks, and Recreation
- Katherine Martinez, Lena Park CDC, Executive Director
- Rickie Thompson, Franklin Park Coalition Board President, Election of Board Members & Participation Appeal
- Janna Cohen-Rosenthal, Franklin Park Coalition Executive Director Organization Update
Childcare provided from 9:45-11:30, while an RSVP is not required for childcare, it would be helpful to email RSVP@franklinparkcoalition.org with the number of children and their ages.
Keynote Speaker Details: Chris Cook, Chief, Environment, Energy, and Open Space; Commissioner, Parks, and Recreation
Christopher Cook was elevated to Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space for the City of Boston in June 2018. He holds this position in addition to his role as Commissioner of the Boston Parks Department. As Chief of Environment, Energy and Open Space for the City of Boston, we will hear from Chief Cook how Franklin Park's Master Plan is a generational opportunity, and investment in improvements connects to broad city goals in health, climate, and community development.
Post-Meeting Workshop Options
A) Naturalist Walk in Park (Details TBA)
B) Tour Lena Park Community Center and learn about their program offerings (20 minutes)
C) Finding Our Voice Workshop- Establishing the building blocks of a Franklin Park Coalition messaging framework.