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

Stay up to date on YPG events through our Facebook page. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the Volunteer Form.

2016 Upcoming YPG Events

March 29

PlaceWorks Office Tour

1625 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 300, Berkeley

4:00 PM –5:30 PM, 1625 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 300, BERKELEY. Join YPG  and ASLA Emerging Professionals for an office tour of the award winning planning and design firm PlaceWorks. Space is limited. FREE. Registration required. To REGISTER, click here. For more information contact Jason Su and Veronica Flores at

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