Young Planners Group
Young Planners Group (YPG) is a subcommittee of Northern Section the California Chapter of the American Planning Association. YPG provides young professionals and students in planning-related fields the opportunity to engage socially and professionally with other professionals in the Northern California region. We seek to cultivate young professionals through career building programs, social networking events, and mentoring opportunities.
The YPG is open to young professionals 35 and younger and to students. YPG membership is included with your normal APA membership dues. Members benefit from exposure to different facets of planning and related industries; education on current and emerging issues, professional tools, services, and support; and preparation to become future leaders in the planning profession.
If you are interested in learning more about how you can join the YPG, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stay up to date on YPG events through our Facebook page.
2013 Upcoming YPG Events
Interview Panel and Resume Review Workshop.
7 PM – 9 PM, Clark Hall 303, San Jose State University, San Jose. Light refreshments provided.
A panel of private- and public-sector planning professionals will share how to be more competitive in the job market and offer one-on-one resume critiques. Co-hosted by SJSU’s Urban Planning Coalition and APA California – Northern’s Young Planners Group. RSVPs encouraged. Email email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Habitat for Humanity Building Day
Join YPG as we team up with Habitat for Humanity to volunteer for the day at their Brookfield Court Development in Oakland (9507 Edes Avenue). We are looking for 20 volunteers April 6 from 8:30 am – 4 pm.
Please pre-register here to reserve your volunteer spot. We will follow up with more specific instructions as the date approaches. For more info, contact Natalie de Leon, YPG Co-Director at email@example.com.
More info: The build will last for the entire day and will entail a variety of construction tasks. There is a safety orientation in the morning and a break for lunch. Lunch will be provided by YPG. All of the tools, safety gear, and materials needed for the build day will be provided. We will also have a number of construction crew members on site to help with the different construction tasks that your group will perform. No previous construction experience is required.
Site developed by Devin Dombrowski - Devin Dombrowski Designs