Watch: Why San Francisco Supports Open Schoolyards

As the Shared Schoolyard Project continues to open playgrounds to the public, we spoke with San Francisco residents to see why they support the effort. From District 2 Supervisor Mark Farrell -- who revamped the project in 2012 and is working to expand it to 80 schools -- to parents, principals and school board members, it's clear San Francisco wants safe, fun places in walking distance of every child.

Check out the videos below to learn more about the Shared Schoolyard Project and why parents and principals support open playgrounds. 

Mayor Edwin M. Lee Supervisor Mark Farrell SF Parks Alliance SFUSD SF 311 SFPD SF DPW SF Recreation and Parks