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Project: Los Angeles River Community Access Planning

Description: Planning and analysis of the reciprocal impacts of parks on homelessness and homelessness on parks and natural spaces, and follow up development of a best practices report to recommend to agencies for implementation. Coordination with a wide range of agency and parks representatives, community stakeholders and advocacy organizations to examine these impacts, identify innovative strategies to relieve homelessness along the Los Angeles River and adjacent communities, and form a comprehensive parks response to needs of the region’s most vulnerable populations. The first planned step is a full day regional summit on homelessness.

Reference Number: 3810P011811

Implemented By: Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority

Objective: Planning and analysis of the reciprocal impacts of parks on homelessness and homelessness on parks and natural spaces, and follow up development of a best practices report to recommend to agencies for implementation. Coordination with a wide range of agency and parks representatives, community stakeholders and advocacy organizations to examine these impacts, identify innovative strategies to relieve homelessness along the Los Angeles River and adjacent communities, and form a comprehensive parks response to needs of the region’s most vulnerable populations. The first planned step is a full day regional summit on homelessness.

Type: Recreation/Access/Interpretation, Research/Planning (including Science), Other, Recipient to Specify Projects in Future

Total Cost: $50,000.00

Project Status: Preliminary/Planning

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2020    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Los Angeles

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
  $50,000.00
Prop. 1, Urban Creek (LA River)11/28/2018$50,000.00


Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Recreation/Access/InterpretationNew/Improved Public Access (other than coastal)  
Recreation/Access/InterpretationOther  
Research/Planning (including Science)Emergency Response  
Research/Planning (including Science)Feasibility Studies -- Ecosystem Restoration  
Other   
Recipient to Specify Projects in Future   

Water Action Plan Target

    
Make Conservation a California Way of LifeAction Description
Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Provide Safe Water for All CommunitiesAction Description

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