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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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  • 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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  • 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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