Baby Vermilion Flycatcher

One of our birders saw this fellow in May near the park hiding under a parked car

From University Settlement Virtual Book Talk

Dear Friends,

A reminder that University Settlement will be hosting a virtual book talk with Adam Hochschild the author of Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes on Wednesday, July 22, at 6:00 pm.

Click here to register today.

Hope you can join us!

Rose Pastor

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Rescue of a Fallen Cypress Tree in Sara Roosevelt Park

Thank you To Elizabeth, Peter, Jonathan and Alexander!

“It has a teeny tiny root ball, and I think the hard soil is the source of the problem. Tomorrow we will change it and stabilize it.” Elizabeth

 

Elizabeth wrote (M’Finda Kalunga Gardener and Bird Savior):

“It will take at

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Important Parks Department Service Changes Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated: Monday, June 22 at 6:00 a.m.

The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 disease, known as the coronavirus, a pandemic. During this time, we ask that all park goers use additional precautions to protect their health and safety and that of those around them.

At this time, City parks are open. We

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Juneteenth 2005 -2019 in M'Finda Kalunga Community Garden

One woman’s decision and Juneteenth happened every year since 2005 in M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden.

This year, she’s going to enjoy it without the work. And that just might be progress…

Thank you Debra Jeffreys-Glass for everything.

 

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Regards From Justen Ladda's Beautiful Garden on the Allen Street Mall

 

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A Trim For the BRC Plots

Thank you Rob!

They Can Cut All the Flowers But That Can’t Keep Spring From Coming

James Baldwin, Black Lives Matter, African Proverb

If I love you,

I have to make you

conscious of things

you do not see!’

– James Baldwin

 

“The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth” – African proverb

 

Allies for Racial Justice