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  • Summary of APA-NYM Workshop, “Sustainability Among the Silos”

    In November 2019, the APA NY Metro Chapter hosted a workshop, “Sustainability Among the Silos: A Professional Dialogue on Potential Changes to Planning Practice to Meet the Challenges of Future Sustainability.” Following an initial plenary session and presentation of a case study, the workshop featured a series of breakout groups that explored how the planning […]

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  • Hindsight 2020: Our Health, Our Future

    COVID-19 has amplified our nation’s structural inequities as evident in racial disparities in deaths, access to care, income distribution, and police brutality against Black lives. This year’s Hindsight Conference, a two-day virtual event from November 12-13, calls on planners and policymakers to center racial justice in our understanding of health and the environment. Join us […]

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  • 2020 APA-NYM Annual Conference- Register Today!

    Join us Thursday, October 15, & Friday, October 16, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM for this year’s APA New York Metro (APA-NYM) Chapter Annual Conference! This year’s conference program will cover topics including planning responses to COVID-19, race and planning, and community engagement. Registration is now Open! To register and get more information, please visit […]

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  • The APA Region 1 Chapter Webcast Series 

    With many thanks to the APA New Jersey Chapter for launching this initiative, the NY Metro Chapter is collaborating with our neighboring chapters in APA Region 1 to offer online programming and engagement opportunities to our members in the near term. The goal is to provide timely and relevant virtual content to our members in this […]

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  • Summary of results: Covid-19 APA-NYM Survey, Part 1

    To better understand the possible impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic for planners and planning projects, potential future programming, and advocacy, the APA-NYM is gearing to prepare several, 10-question surveys.  Big thank you to those who took the time to complete the survey, the results can be viewed here. APA-NYM Covid-19 Survey_Part 1_05-12-20 Stay tuned for […]

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  • Covid-19 Action Plan

    APA and the NYM Chapter have been closely tracking the escalating COVID-19 pandemic, with the health, safety, and welfare of those we serve uppermost in our minds. As a precaution to keep the members safe and healthy, in line with recommendations by CDC and the governments, all currently scheduled in-person events in the near future […]

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  • Call for Nominations for APA NY Metro Chapter & National Division/Student Leadership Positions — due April 24, 2020

    Interested in helping to shape the future of the New York Metro Chapter or other components of the APA organization? Consider running for a position and/or nominating one of your colleagues by clicking “Submit Nomination” on the APA elections webpage. The deadline for potential candidates—including submittal of position statements—is April 24, 2020. Online voting will begin in July, and […]

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  • APA 2019 Great Places of America Announcement

    The New York Metro Chapter is thrilled to announce the designation of Governors Island and Downtown Patchogue Village as “Great Places in America” by the American Planning Association in 2019! Governors Island in New York Harbor was named a “Great Public Space,” and Downtown Patchogue Village on the south shore of Suffolk County, Long Island was […]

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  • 2019 APA-NYM Chapter Annual Conference

    Join us for this year’s Chapter Annual Conference, together with hundreds of regional planners, officials, students, and allied professionals, on October 18th, at Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave, New York, NY.   More details HERE

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  • APA-NYM Letter to Congress: Surface Transportation Reauthorization in 2020

    Last month, important steps were made toward surface transportation reauthorization in 2020 with the bipartisan vote to approve the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act. As critical work moves forward on transportation and infrastructure, the NY Metro Chapter’s Executive Committee voted to sign on to the letter to Congress in support of the Surface Transportation Reauthorisation in […]

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