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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,   

2019 Call for Presenters

posted on January 25th, 2019  |  Read more

The 2019 Call for Presenters is open! This year’s theme Rally Around Reading: Rivers, Rails and Renaissance! Proposals are being accepted online only via the Chapter website. The deadline is Monday, March 4, 11:59 PM.

Please save the date for the Annual Conference October 20-22 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Reading. 

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   

CPAT To Communities In Need

posted on January 11th, 2018  |  Read more

Let’s get CPAT to communities in need APA’s Community Planning Assistance Teams program is on the hunt for new communities to work with in 2018. We ask members to help by informing communities about this unique and valuable opportunity. Please spread the word by sharing our new CPAT video and reaching out directly to underserved locales. CPAT