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  • Giovania Tiarachristie Appointed to APA Diversity Task Force

    On February 2, 2017, APA-NYM Chapter Diversity Committee Co-Chair Giovania Tiarachristie was invited to serve as a Committee Member on the APA National Diversity Task Force. The appointment was made by APA National President Cynthia Bowen, AICP on behalf of the APA Board of Directors. This task force is charged with devising implementable ideas to increase […]

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  • 2018 FAICP Nomination Process Begins at the Chapter Level: APA-NYM is Ready for Kick-Off

    The AICP College of Fellows (FAICP) nomination process is biennial and each new class is inducted during the APA National Conference for that year.  Nominations for the 2018 FAICP round must be submitted to APA National by October 13, 2017 by either the Chapter president, Division Chair, or 10 AICP members.   Do you know […]

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  • Soundview Market Design Competition accepting submissions!

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  • January APA-NYM recap from Chapter President Max Sokol

    Chapter Members and Friends, January was a busy and productive month as the Chapter’s new Executive Committee hit the ground running. I would like to begin by thanking our outgoing Communications and Engagement Manager, Maggie Calmes. Maggie has been a tremendous asset in working with Jocelyn Dupre (Vice President of Communications) to develop and implement our Chapter communication strategy and recently revamped […]

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  • APA NY Metro Chapter and the APA LGBTQ in Planning Division Receive Grant to Advance Healthy Communities

    The APA New York Metro Chapter and the APA LGBTQ in Planning Division have received a $45,000 grant to help build local capacity for integrating planning and public health. Only 28 chapters have received funding through the Planners4Health initiative led by APA and this is the only Chapter/Division partnership to implement the grant. The NY […]

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  • Congratulations to the APA-NYM Chapter’s newest AICPs!

    The APA-NYM Chapter congratulates the 23 Chapter members who passed the November 2016 AICP exam! See the names of the new AICPs below, and check out our AICP page for resources for planners preparing to take the AICP exam. Emory Lee Damian Holynskyj Elizabeth Browder Steven Martini Alda Chan Megan Porter Ryan White Jordan Pender […]

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  • A message from new APA-NYM President Maxwell Sokol

    Dear Chapter members and friends, It is with great pride that I write to you as the new President of the American Planning Association (APA) New York Metro Chapter. Over the past four years, our Chapter has made significant strides under the devoted leadership of Immediate Past President James Rausse, AICP. James served the Chapter […]

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  • APA-NYM is looking for a new Communications & Engagement Manager!

    APA-NYM is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented self-starter to assist the VP of Communications in creating and boosting APA-NYM’s communications and engagement strategies for 2017. This is a perfect position for a graduate or undergraduate student with an interest in urban planning issues in the New York Metro region and a background in journalism, public […]

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  • APA-NYM 2016 Holiday Party at the New York City Fire Museum

    Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate with us on December 13 at the New York City Fire Museum. We’ll see you in 2017! All photos courtesy of George Todorovic.

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  • Young planners: Apply to APA-NYM’s 2017 Mentorship Program by January 13, 2016!

    Join the Young Planners Group (YPG) Mentorship Program as it celebrates its 8th year in the APA NY Metro Chapter. This unique professional development opportunity is made available to planning practitioners of all experience levels and second-year graduate students. The program is free for mentors and there is a $30 fee for mentees to support group activities. […]

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