Children Need Pocket Parks as Much as Pocket Parks Need Children

Authors

  • Carolina Tarrío Instituto Alana

Keywords:

pocket parks, Brazil, community organizing, outdoor play

Abstract

This article presents the story of the Boa Pra a Movement, a Brazilian group that decided to act and occupy, care for and create better public spaces for children and their families in S o Paulo, Brazil, the largest megalopolis in Latin America.

Author Biography

Carolina Tarrío, Instituto Alana

Carolina Tarrío is a journalist and one of the founders of the Boa Pra a Movement. She is currently also working on the Crian a e Natureza (Childhood and Nature) program at Instituto Alana, in S o Paulo, whose mission is to promote childhoods richer in nature for all children.

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Published

2022-02-23

Issue

Section

Reports from the Field