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The National Recreation and Park Association is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing park, recreation and conservation efforts that enhance quality of life for all people.
Founded in 1899, American Society of Landscape Architects is the professional association for landscape architects, representing some 16,000 members in 48 professional chapters and 68 student chapters across North America. The Society’s mission is to lead, to educate and to participate in the careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environments.
The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) is a national organization dedicated to realizing the full potential of parks and recreation as a major contributor to community health and vibrancy.
The National Playground Contractors Association, Inc. is a non-profit trade association that supports the park and playground equipment installation industry.
National PTA® comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent involvement in schools. PTA is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit association that prides itself on being a powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) mission is to serve and act on behalf of the needs, rights and well-being of all young children with primary focus on the provision of educational and developmental services and resources. Founded in 1926, NAEYC is the largest and most influential advocate for high-quality early care and education in the United States.
The National Child Care Association (NCCA) NCCA is a professional trade association focused on the needs of licensed, private early childhood care and education programs.
The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. Working in partnership with the 49 state municipal leagues, NLC serves as a resource to and an advocate for the more than 19,000 cities, villages and towns it represents.
The US Play Coalition is a collective of individuals and organizations that recognize play as a valuable and necessary part of a healthy and productive life.