Keep your local community members informed and up to date on the planning process with these resources.
Books for Citizens
The American Planning Association publishes a series of books, The Citizen's Guide to ..., written for a non-planner audience and available through APA.
Beyond the Books
Many APA chapters, universities and colleges, allied organizations, and APA members conduct workshops, conferences, lectures, and other programs that are suitable for citizens. There are outreach programs to bring planning issues before the public through the media, including APA's Public Affairs program.
Learn about Planning
APA's audio/web conferences are a great way to learn about planning. The 2008-09 series includes "Great Plans, Great Communities," a program for all.
National Community Planning Month
October is National Community Planning Month. Hear about planning's successful endeavors and dedicated planners in celebrations around the country.
Great Places in America
Every day, planners work to create great places to live, work, and play. Learn more about Great Places in America, a program to designate remarkable streets, neighborhoods, and public spaces.