Leveraging Planning Month
Educate, Advocate, Celebrate
Planning Month is planners' annual opportunity to educate elected officials, media, and the public about the value of planning to communities.
Get ready for October by watching our short Planning Month primer.
Spread the Word
We've put together multiple resources for your use.
- Facebook cover image
- Twitter cover image
- Shareable image for any social media
- Leaderboard and Box ads
- Great Places in America logo
- Key messages
- and MORE!
Use these step-by-step advocacy guides to plan a site visit or schedule meetings with elected officials.
Great Places in America
There are 275 with at least one in every state. Plan a walking tour or set up a planning information booth at the next community event scheduled in your Great Neighborhood, Great Street, or Great Public Space.
Use the ESRI map in your in-district meetings with elected officials to highlight state and nationwide success stories.
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Get tips and techniques for creating, targeting, and reaching the media and target audiences.
Embed these videos on your website, in social posts, or in your newsletter in the weeks leading up to or during Planning Month.