Today is Lauren's last day as Executive Director of the Philadelphia Parks Alliance. She is moving on to new pursuits. We wish her well.
Lauren Bornfriend served as Executive Director of the Philadelphia Parks Alliance from 1999 - June 30, 2015. Lauren led the Alliance through the campaigns that resulted in a Charter Change and the subsequent creation of the new Department of Parks & Recreation, the passing of Philadelphia's first Parkland Protection Ordinance and the $3.675 Million annual increase in parks and recreation municipal funding.