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Creative Communities Pilot Initiative

posted on May 9th, 2019  |  Read more

Call for Letters of Interest Creative Communities Pilot Initiative The purpose of the Creative Communities Initiative is to provide multi-year funding to community-driven, arts-based projects that serve as catalysts for livability, economic development, and community connectedness. Also called creative placemaking, the funded projects will have a demonstrated, positive impact on their respective communities.   Two-to-four pilot   

Health Improvement Partnership Spring Newsletter

posted on April 9th, 2019  |  Read more

In this issue: Accreditation School Immunizations Opioid  Disaster Warm Handoff Addressing Opioid Substance Use Disorder Loan Repayment Program County Healthy Rankings WalkWorks State Data Center Communities in Action: Corry, PA Blue Zones Project Grant Opportunities Newsletter

PA APA New Management Company

posted on April 8th, 2019  |  Read more

DRI Professional Services Forms Management Partnership with Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association Press Release DRI Professional Services has been selected by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (PA APA) to provide full management services for the association. In the new partnership with PA APA, DPS will provide assistance with administration, customer   

The New Ruralism Project

posted on March 26th, 2019  |  Read more

New Ruralism Project The New Ruralism Project An Initiative of the Northern New England Chapter and Small Town & Rural Planning Division What Great Things are Small Towns and Rural Communities Doing in Your Area? This is an exciting time in rural America. Many communities are finding ways to reinvent a more sustainable local economy   

Central Section: Professional Development Scholarship

posted on February 18th, 2019  |  Read more

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,   

Penn State Extension Offers Free Videos…

posted on January 11th, 2019  |  Read more

Jan. 10, 2019 Penn State Extension offers free videos with tools for better community meetings view press release >> UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — To help community leaders, municipal officials and others who work in the public and nonprofit sector, Penn State Extension is offering at no charge a video series titled, “Community Conflict: Finding Middle   

Introducing The New Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

posted on November 27th, 2018  |  Read more

Given the synergy with all of the recent APA Healthy Communities work, including the Policy Guide, the Joint Call to Action, and the Collaborative, CDC wanted to pass on the important announcement below. For many of us, it is particularly exciting to see the revised Guidelines emphasize community-level interventions that can make being physically active