TAKING PARKS CORPORATE


Redevelopment consultant Dan Biederman and Shirley Kressel of the Alliance of Boston Neighborhoods debate whether private funding is the way to save America's parks.
DATE: 11/25/2011

Discussion Questions

1. What is the difference between a private park and a public park? Is one better than the other? Why or why not?

2. Should people who run parks be allowed to make a profit? Why or Why not?

3. Some of the public parks in this video were shown badly kept and barren but were rejuvinated after private companies took them over. Why do you think this was this case?

4. Shirley Kressel says, "we don't need to do this." What is an alternative? How do you think things should be done concerning parks?


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