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Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán

Representing the 44th District of California

Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán to Promote Urban Greenspaces

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 10:00am
1200 Nagoya Way
San Pedro, CA 90731
United States

For Immediate Release

Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán to Promote Urban Greenspaces

L.A. Contact: Gabriela Medina, 310-831-1799

D.C. Contact: Dave Perera, 202-770-7899


SAN PEDRO, Calif.—On Monday July 10, at 10 a.m., Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) will outline her new bill to promote funding for urban parks. The Congresswoman will discuss some of the potential projects that will be eligible for funding.

The most livable cities are dotted by greenspaces. That’s why Rep. Barragán has introduced legislation in Congress to create a dedicated source of funding for urban projects that expand outdoor recreational opportunities, particularly in underserved areas.

The Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program Act of 2017(H.R. 2943) would codify a federal grants program that offers matching funds to state and local governments investing in much-needed outdoor outlets for city residents. It has bipartisan support.

Who: Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) joined by Port of Los Angeles Deputy Executive Director of Development Tony Gioiello and representatives from the Urban and Community Park Coalition

What: Press conference to announce the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program Act of 2017 (H.R. 2943)

When: Monday, July 10, 2017, 10:00 a.m.

Where: Green grass area at the end of Nagoya Way (South of 1200 Nagoya Way, San Pedro CA 90731)

Interviews: Rep. Barragán will be available for interviews, please contact David Perera at to schedule