APA City is hosting a webinar February 2nd at 1pm ET, 10am PT

Nicole Henningfeld presents:

Building Resiliency by Planning for Wildfire

🔥 Gain CM credits! CM 1.5 | SR 1.0
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Register at https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UunQ10k5QSaH4LyLCPSZkg#/registration

Nicole Henningfeld is a wildfire mitigation specialist whose goal is to disseminate safety information across industries. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from University of Montana and an Ecology and Conservation Certificate from Montana State University – Bozeman. Nicole is a recognized expert in neighborhood wildfire preparedness planning.

Bylaw Changes

APA's Proposed Bylaws Changes, Welcoming Your Participation

The American Planning Association has released proposed changes to its bylaws that will impact the association's organization, policies, and procedures. These changes are crucial for the growth and effectiveness of our association, and we value your input in shaping our future. 

Request for Member Comments:

Your feedback is invaluable in shaping the direction of our organization. We invite you to share your thoughts, concerns, and suggestions regarding the proposed bylaws changes. Your comments will be considered during the review process.
Deadline for Comments:

  • Comments Due by: December 14th
  • Submission Method: Comments should include the APA member's name and member ID, Bylaws reference number (e.g., section x.x) and a concise statement specific to the proposed amendment. Comments should be sent to getinvolved@planning.org with the subject line "Bylaws Updates".

Your active involvement is essential in shaping the future of our association. We appreciate your time and dedication to ensuring that our organization remains strong and responsive to the needs of its members.

Frequently Asked Questions and Additional Information:

Proposed Bylaw changes can be downloaded by members at https://www.planning.org/media/document/9281017/. Frequently asked questions and additional information can be found at https://www.planning.org/leadership/bylaws/revisions/.

Join our team, volunteer with us, make a difference with our division, Email us at apacpmdivision@gmail.com

Join our team, volunteer with us, make a difference with our division, Email us at apacpmdivision@gmail.com

AICP Scholarship Winners Mountain Climbing Poster: Summit Success! AICP Reimbursement Scholarship Award Winners: Freddy Vasquez of Chicago, IL, Andrew McDonald of South Jordan, UT, and Agnes Ho of Westminster, CA

Membership Survey, APA City Members: We need to hear from you! Please click the link and tell us about yourself… htps://forms.gle/cUqJkoL2ypEhqsrXA


Virtual Trivia Night

Virtual Trivia Night

October 25, 2023

7:00 pm ET

$100 Gift Card Giveaway

Meet up at https://teams.microsoft.com/registration/-Y4g1A470kGcmNGXIg-nOg,giob0REbR0a1V50Z0e1o8Q,qIDIUgqNlUqvK5mO4YbmrQ,16ykIaiIfkmiBQNuljrBVw,B7dKj4KZwEKqG9HtZ4zpFQ,U5TFDld_gkiDHWbuHYE7EQ?mode=read&tenantId=d4208ef9-3b0e-41d2-9c98-d197220fa73a&webinarRing=gcc

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AICP Scholarship Fall 2023

Reimbursement Scholarship Opportunity

Applications Open October 1st-25th, 2024

Send applications in PDF format to: apacpmdivision@gmail.com

Contact Information: Provide your full name and email address for communication purposes.

Membership Details: Include your APA membership number and indicate whether you are a member of the City Division.

Reimbursement Documentation: Attach the expense receipt for reimbursement.

Personal Statement: AICP Credential Significance (200 words or less) Articulate why attaining the AICP credential holds significance for you.

Financial Impact Statement: (200 words or less) Elaborate on how the financial support being sought would positively influence your pursuit of AICP goals.

Career Aspirations: (200 words or less) Detail your career aspirations related to city planning and management.

AICP Exam Prep (if applicable): a. Provide your intended AICP exam target date. b. Describe in 200 words or fewer how the scholarship funds will be utilized to enhance your exam preparation efforts.

AICP Exam/Application/Assessment Information: Specify the date of your AICP exam, application submission, or experience assessment, as relevant to your scholarship request.

The City Planning & Management Division may reimburse exam-takers up to $510 for costs associated with exam prep materials, application or experience assessment fees. Winners will be notified by mid November.

National Community Planning Month

National Community Planning Month is a valuable opportunity to acknowledge the pivotal role of planners in our cities. Planners, by shaping and directing urban development, serve as the architects of thriving communities that cater to the well-being and needs of their residents. Their contributions are instrumental in crafting places where individuals aspire to reside, work, and raise families, thus elevating the overall quality of life while securing the wellness and sustainability of our communities. We extend our gratitude to all planning professionals and their supporters for their dedication to enhancing our communities. Thank you for your invaluable work!

Check out more at https://www.planning.org/ncpm/

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American Planning Association Members! Now is the time to VOTE!

Exercise your right and make your voice heard! Ballots have been sent out! Check your Inbox for 'APA Consolidated Elections'. Voting in APA elections empowers you to shape the future of our community. Your participation strengthens our democracy, ensuring the representation of diverse opinions and ideas. For more information, head over to APA Elections page. Ballots are open through September 8th!


NPC24 Call for Proposals!

Share your expertise, make an impact, network and collaborate, as well as raise your profile with us in Minneapolis!

Submit an Education Session
Volunteer to Review Submissions
Submit a Mobile Workshop Session

Head over to NPC24 Proposals for more info on core content areas of interest, submission guidelines, exciting opportunities, and frequently asked questions!

âš  Deadlines:
Submit a Proposal: August 7–28, 2023
Sign Up to Review Proposals: August 7–28, 2023
Proposals Peer Review: September 8–22, 2023
Program Development: October–December 2023
Registration Opens: January 2024

Please email us for more information on Fellows, mentorship, or educational opportunities. 

AICP Fellows Nominations

DUE AUGUST 30, 2023

Induction to the AICP College of Fellows is the highest honor the American Institute of Certified Planners bestows upon a member. Fellows of AICP are nominated and selected by their peers to recognize and honor their outstanding contributions as a professional planner.

The CPM Division wants to support our members on the path to becoming Fellows. Read up on the submission requirements here and then drop a line to apacpmdivision@gmail.com and we will connect you with an experienced Fellow who can help you navigate the nomination process.

We Support Member Nominations

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National Planning Conference

Philadelphia April 1 - 4, 2023

Online April 26 - 28, 2023

Core content areas will include sessions on these topics: 

  • Climate Emergency 
  • Digitalization 
  • Diversification of Transportation 
  • Future of Work, Upskilling and Reskilling 
  • Health Equity and Nature 
  • Housing Affordability, Availability, and Accessibility 
  • Implementation of Federal Programs and Grants 
  • Political Shifts and Polarization 
  • Population Diversity and Inclusive Design

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Annual Meeting was April 2nd, 2023

City Planning & Management's Officer Election

Held in February every other year

Check out our Leadership