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June 3: Aligning Planning, Policy and Practice to Foster Public Health|3CM

PA Chapter of the American Planning Association and the PA Local Government Training Partnership presents: Aligning Planning, Policy and Practice to Foster Public Health will address an emerging and critical issue in planning – how the built environment and planning processes can work to improve public health. The session will highlight efforts to plan for   

Annual Award Nominations

The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is pleased to invite nominations for the 2016 PA Chapter of APA Planning Awards, to be presented at the Annual Conference, October 16-18, 2016, in Allentown.  This is a great opportunity to showcase distinguished individuals and successful planning projects – the best and brightest in Pennsylvania planning!    

Moving Toward Shared Responsibility for Population Health – Incorporating Health in All Policies

Moving Toward Shared Responsibility for Population Health; Incorporating Health in All PoliciesWalkWorks – Incorporating Health in all Policies – PA Dept of Health 2016 WalkWorks an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Health implemented in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. WalkWorks targets counties with key health indicators and engages   

Congratulations to APA PA 2016 FAICP Inductees

The Chapter is happy to report that two members of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-PA) have been selected to join the AICP College of Fellows: Toby Fauver (PennDOT Deputy Secretary for Multimodal Transportation), and Carol Collier (former Executive Director of the Delaware River Basin Commission and currently a Senior Advisor at   

IUP Receives Outstanding Planning Student Organization Award

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Planning Student Organization Congratulations to Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Planning Student Organization, a winner of the American Planning Association’s 2016 Outstanding PSO Award.  This award program provides a means for student groups to share their ideas, learn from one another, and receive recognition (and rewards!) for creative, successful activities.  IUP’s student   

Distance Education Webcasts: Need Ethic and Law?

The following are distance education webcast recordings available for viewing during the 2016 calendar year: Housing for People with Disabilities: A Civil Rights Lens – 1.5 CM LAW Credits (#e.9008313) To locate this event for CM credit, click here or search by the provider, APA Urban Design & Preservation Division Ethics of Private Practice Consulting   

Support WCU Planning Scholarships

For sheer legacy and impact, few professors have left as big a mark as West Chester University’s Geography & Planning Professor, George Fasic. Quite simply, his legacy and impact is enormous! From the students that he taught to the faculty leaders he inspired, George was a passionate advocate for pushing planning forward in the community   

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