Parks and Park Funding in Los Angeles: An Equity-Mapping Analysis

  title={Parks and Park Funding in Los Angeles: An Equity-Mapping Analysis},
  author={Jennifer Wolch and John P. Wilson and Jed Fehrenbach},
  journal={Urban Geography},
  pages={35 - 4}
An equity-mapping analysis of access to park space enjoyed by children and youth in Los Angeles (LA), and by residents according to their race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status finds that low-income and concentrated poverty areas as well as neighborhoods dominated by Latinos, African Americans, and Asian-Pacific Islanders, have dramatically lower levels of access to park resources than White-dominated areas of the city. Further, a mapping of park-bond funding allocations by location reveals… 
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