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Annual Conference Call for Presenters

The 2017 Call for Presenters is open! This year’s theme Experience, Adapt, Innovate! Proposals are being accepted online only via the Chapter website. The deadline to submit a presentation proposal is Friday, March 10.

Great Places Initiative

The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is looking for Great Places in two categories: Great Public Spaces and Great Streets. Great Places are unique, memorable places that work not only for their community, but as a model others want to emulate…

Please submit your nominations by Tuesday, April 18.

Statewide Conference on Heritage CFP

The theme, “Community Connections: Stories, Places, and Ideas that Matter” seeks to highlight the importance of community and place making in the historic preservation field. Conference will be held in Carlisle, PA on June 14-16, 2017. Call for Proposals, more information >>

Central Section: Professional Development Scholarship

Central Section is pleased to announce the development of a Professional Development Scholarship to its membership. This Scholarship is available for the education and training of planners, public officials, and students in the Central Section, including, but not limited to, Section workshops, Chapter conferences, and AICP exam.  Scholarship amounts will be awarded based on request,   

Pennsylvania Chapter Receives Grant Funding to Advance Healthy Communities

For Immediate Release: 1/27/2017 Contact: Justin Dula, AICP, American Planning Association, Pennsylvania Chapter; chair@apapase.org Roberta Rewers, American Planning Association, 312.786.6395; rrewers@planning.org APA Pennsylvania Chapter Receives Grant Funding to Advance Healthy Communities HARRISBURG – The American Planning Association Pennsylvania Chapter has received a $50,000 grant through the Planners4Health initiative to build local capacity for integrating planning   

Planning for Diverse Communities | Speakers Needed

A Note from Diana Hasrouni: Have you ever wanted to share your planning experiences with others planner around the United States about your interaction with diverse communities? Do you plan on attending the 2017 APA Conference in NYC? If so, I would like to personally invite you to participate in the session “Cultural Competency in   

Planning Jobs with the State

Are you interested in working as a planner for the State of Pennsylvania? The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania regularly anticipates job openings in positions related to community planning, economic development, local government policy, transportation planning, and environmental planning. If you are a new graduate or mid to upper level professional and would like to be considered   

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