Celebrate the positive impact of planners on communities this October using the resources below.

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Use these logos on your website, in your newsletter, or in social media posts:

NCPM logo (jpg)

NCPM logo (vector graphic version)

Web Banners

Use these banners on your website, in your newsletter, or in social media posts:

Web banner 1 (jpg)

Web banner 2 (jpg)

Web banner 3 (jpg)

Media Documents

Tell your local planning story to the media with the help of these documents:

Key messages (docx)

Sample letter to the editor (docx)

Sample press release (docx)

Sample Newsletter or Website Copy

Use this copy in your September and October newsletters and on your website to get the word out about National Community Planning Month:

Sample copy (docx)

Social Media

Make APA's "I ♥ PLANNING" logo your profile picture during the month of October:

Download your profile picture

Sample Proclamation

Help your local elected officials celebrate the value of planning by proclaiming October National Community Planning Month:


Proclamation (docx)

Proclamation (pdf)

Story Map

Use our Great Places in America Story Map to highlight for elected officials planning success stories from across the country:

Great Places in America Story Map

Planners' Communications Guide

Tips and techniques for creating, targeting, and reaching the media and target audiences:

Planners' Communications Guide (members only)