City Planner Book Club Meet Up: September 2017 Jersey City


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Date/Time:
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Location:
Zeppelin Hall Biergarten, Jersey City, NJ

Event Type: Conference

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Our planning careers are pivoted on building communities, both physically and socially. But what about building literary communities?

The premise of the CPBC is simple. Books are announced in advance so you can choose which books you want to read and which meetups you want to attend. In the weeks leading up to each meetup, CPBC members are encouraged to post thoughts and observations about the book in an online forum to give us conversation starters for when we all meet up. Meetups are held in various locations throughout New Jersey and New York. Members come to as many meetups each year as they want.

Our current selection is We’re Still Here Ya Bastards: How the People of New Orleans Rebuilt Their City by Roberta Brandes Gratz.

Instructor:
David Moss, PP, AICP is a director of bus service design for the MTA. David previously worked for a planning consulting firm in New Jersey, working on comprehensive plans, redevelopment plans, urban design, and zoning. David previously worked for two local governments in the Washington DC suburbs in Virginia. David focused on land use, zoning, and the regional impacts of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) on the Northern Virginia suburbs. David was formerly a member of the Virginia Association of Zoning Officials, as a Certified Zoning Administrator. David is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and a licensed Professional Planner in the state of New Jersey. David received his Master’s in planning from Auburn University.