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Expand partnerships between school districts and Portland Parks to increase joint use and expand recreation opportunities.

Portland Parks & Recreation carpenters will be installing new park signage and trail distance markers this month at Gilbert Primary Park. It's part of the city's E205 Initiative to improve existing parks east of I-205!
Janice Jenkins, the new Education Coordinator at Leach Botanical Garden has recruited and met with representatives from school district and other education related groups to explore ways to better use the outdoor spaces at the Garden.
David Douglas School District purchased playground equipment that could be utilized by all children regardless of ability. These additions to our playground would be available to the general community during off-school hours, allowing our school to continue to serve as a community hub and center for accessible play and learning and aligning with the East Portland Action Plan goal of P.1.1 in expanding partnerships between school districts and Portland Parks to increase joint use and expand recreation opportunities.