APA Interact November 27, 2019

This week at APA
Giving Tuesday: Provide for the future of planning

We know you care deeply about issues that affect communities like diversity, inclusion, mobility, equity, and technology. The APA Foundation is committed to helping address these issues by providing scholarships, supporting planning research, and offering planning assistance to communities in need.

On December 3 for Giving Tuesday, demonstrate your passion by donating to the APA Foundation, or look for our Giving Tuesday fundraiser on the APA Facebook page.
Inspired to do more? Create your own Facebook fundraiser — simply start a fundraiser post and select American Planning Association as the recipient organization!
Become an APA ambassador

The APA ambassador program is a volunteer activity led by members with the goal of increasing awareness of the power and value that the planning profession brings to communities. Emphasis is placed on reaching audiences of diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Registration for 2020 participation will open December 1.
Volunteer for the APA Equity Diversity Inclusion committee

APA is committed to promoting more inclusive, just, and equitable communities throughout the planning profession. Are you interested in volunteering for APA's Equity Diversity Inclusion committee? Submit your application today.


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Resilience Roundtable Podcast: After the Camp Fire, Part I

In a two-part episode of the podcast series Resilience Roundtable, Bill Siembieda, AICP, PhD, talks with Butte County, California, planning staff about the aftermath of the 2018 Camp Fire — one of the deadliest and costliest wildfires in the state's history, with 85 casualties and more than 50,000 people evacuated from their homes. Part I of these conversations features Dan Breedon, AICP, principal planner for Butte County.
Uncovering JAPA: Moving Beyond Citizen Control to Co-Production

Co-production offers what citizen control can't — systems change — but the public sector still has a great role to play. Read more in the latest Uncovering JAPA blog.
Planning History Timeline: Resettlement Administration

On May 1, 1935, President Franklin Roosevelt established the Resettlement Administration with the goal of helping Americans from struggling urban and rural areas. The RA focused on providing financial aid for these Americans by improving land conservation and building new infrastructure. View the full timeline.
APA Learn: "Women and Active Travel"

Do women have equal access to cycling, walking, and public transit? In this course, learn how improved planning and infrastructure designs can increase equal access to active transportation. CM | 1.0
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