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  • Shape the Future of the Planning Profession with These APA National Opportunities

    APA National is invested in promoting stronger communities, shaping the future of the planning profession, and supporting career development for planners. Planning professionals can help the organization make a real difference for individuals and communities in their local Chapters through participating in low-commitment actions and events. Here are some current opportunities for you to get […]

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  • Upcoming APA National Webinars (March 2017)

    APA National offers webinars to help you continue your professional development. Register for these exciting sessions: March 13 “Drone Technology: Implications on Policymaking and Design of the Built Environment” webinar sponsored by the APA Planning and Law Division. Register by March 12. CM I 1.5 | Law March 15 “Planning Law and Health Session 1: Comprehensive […]

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  • APA National Biweekly Roundup (March 1, 2017)

    Here’s our weekly roundup of the American Planning Association’s latest news and upcoming events. APA has introduced this year’s legislative priorities aimed at creating stronger and more equitable communities through planning. APA calls on Congress to: Invest in the nation’s critical infrastructure Promote social equity, inclusive communities, and access to opportunities for all Provide transparent […]

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  • March Statement from APA-NYM President Max Sokol

    Chapter members and friends, With the National Conference only a couple of months away, excitement continues to build around our unique opportunity to host thousands of planners from around the country for the premier annual event in our industry. The National Conference will feature hundreds of sessions, more than 50 mobile workshops that will highlight […]

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  • Save the Date for APA National Planning Conference Local Reception, Sunday, May 7th

    Save the date for the APA National Planning Conference Local Reception on Sunday, May 7th, 2017 from 6:30–8:30pm. Join us for an amazing evening at The New York Public Library’s historic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Registration will open soon. For more information, visit the event page.

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  • Chapter Deadline for 2018 FAICP Nomination Has Been Extended to March 15, 2017

    Do you know an APA-NYM Chapter member who has been an AICP member in good standing for at least 15 years and has made outstanding contributions to the profession over an extended period of time? APA-NYM has extended the deadline for nominations for AICP’s College of Fellows (FAICP), one of the highest honors that the AICP […]

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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

    Do you know an APA-NYM Chapter member who has been an AICP member in good standing for at least 15 years and has made outstanding contributions to the profession over an extended period of time?  If so, please e-mail Angie Witkowski at admin@nyplanning.org and Alex Wallach, AICP at pdo@nyplanning.org to make sure that member’s name […]

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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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