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March 2020

[POSTPONED] Annual Law/Ethics Training Program

March 21 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Alameda County Training & Education Center, 125 12th Street, Suite 400
Oakland, 94607-6467
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Cost: $40.00
CM Credits: 1.5 CM Law, 1.5 CM Ethics

This event has been indefinitely postponed Join us for our annual Saturday morning “two-fer.” Attorney Eric Phillips, of Burke, Williams & Sorensen, will review recent and pending housing legislation in California and discuss how this has pre-empted local planning and signaled the end of zoning exclusively for single-family residences. For the ethics program, a panel of experts led by Darcy Kremin, AICP, of Rincon Consultants, will put your knowledge to the test using Kahoot!, a popular learning game in a

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[POSTPONED] East Bay Planners Happy Hour @ Arthur Mac’s

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arthur Mac’s Tap, 4006 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (across Macarthur BART station)
OAKLAND, CA 94608 United States
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This event has been postponed indefinitely. A chance to mix and mingle with your fellow East Bay Planners!  Meet us at Arthur Mac's, a dynamic beer garden with fire pits serving pizza, wings & draft pints from a shipping container. Easy walking distance from the MacArthur BART station. All Planners and planning enthusiasts welcome.  No need to RSVP – See you there! For questions contact eastbayrac@norcalapa.org

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UCSD San Diego Extension – Online CEQA Courses

March 30 @ 8:00 am - June 13 @ 5:00 pm
Cost: $383 – $472
Member Cost: $383 - $472
CM Credits: 17 - 26

UC San Diego Extension's spring quarter online CEQA courses are currently open for enrollment. We will be offering the following sections online: - California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) - Advanced CEQA - Writing Effective CEQA Documents - CEQA Project Management - CEQA in Practice AICP members can earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for select courses. For a list of additional UC San Diego Extension AICP CM Events go to American Planning Association, APA Members recieve a 10% discount on courses

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April 2020

Planning and Health in the Time of COVID-19

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost: Free
Member Cost: $0
CM Credits: 1.5

Wednesday, April 1st at 11:00 AM, APA California Chapter, in collaboration with its Northern California Section and Planners4Health, will be holding an online forum: Planners for Health: COVID19 Discussion. This will be an opportunity for planners to get a quick 101 on COVID-19 and participate in discussion groups to share resources on what we can do now to support our communities. Please join us! Many of us have never experienced a crisis of the magnitude of the global spread of

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June 2020

P4H COVID-19 Series – Housing and Homelessness

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
13246, 2000 Hearst Avenue, Suite 400
Berkeley, CA 94709
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Cost: FREE
Member Cost: $0
CM Credits: 1.5

We are continuing to feel the impacts of COVID-19. To assist planners during these challenging times, APA California, APA CA Northern Section and Planners4Health will host a 1.5-hour virtual forum to provide a space for planners across the state to discuss housing and homelessness. Speakers: - Hafsa Kaka, City of Riverside - Matthew Glesne, City of Los Angeles - Affordable Housing Developer Visit Planners4Health California website for more information: https://www.planners4health-ca.org/covid-19.html

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July 2020

Planning in an Era of Pre-Emption (Law Training Program Webinar)

July 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
14435 CA United States + Google Map
Cost: free
Member Cost: $0
CM Credits: 1.5 CM Law

Still need to fulfill your mandatory CM credits for Law? Want to learn more about how recent housing legislation pre-empts local planning? Participate in this year's free on-line Law Training Webinar presented by the Northern Section in conjunction with the California Chapter. California is experiencing the nationwide trend of state legislation seeking to address the housing crisis, with numerous bills preempting local planning procedures. This session will review recent legislation – including SB 330, the suite of ADU bills, and

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Tribal Sovereignty and Intra-Government Relations.

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
14435, Pre-registration required + Google Map
Cost: free
Member Cost: $free
CM Credits: 1.0

Ethan “Red Eagle” Lawton will provide a brief overview of tribal government history, recognition status, tribal government structure & function, source & limitations of tribal self-governance, and government-to-government best practices. The primary purpose is to provide non-tribal entities a better understanding of tribal sovereignty, clarify the government-to-government relationship, and to improve multi-jurisdictional engagement. Presentation Outline Welcome/Introduction Brief Overview of Tribal Government History Tribal Recognition Status Tribal Government Structure & Function Tribal Governmental Power Source & Limitations Government-to-Government Best Practices Q&A

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Flex Your Street: A virtual/interactive PlaceIt! Workshop

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost: Free
CM Credits: 1.0

Cities across the Bay Area are exploring opportunities for new designs and uses of streets given the new realities of equity, social-distancing, and COVID-19. It’s important that they collaborate with communities in an authentic and meaningful way so that participants can take a holistic approach that creates and restores the social, mental, physical, and environmental aspects of their streets. Join James Rojas/John Kamp and fellow community members for a hands-on and interactive virtual PlaceIt! workshop, where we can reflect on,

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August 2020

Are “Standards” Slowing Your Safety Efforts?

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: $25
CM Credits: 1

Are your Vision Zero efforts being stymied or slowed by engineering “standards”? Or are they “guidelines”? And what the heck is the difference and does it matter? Yes, it does, because far too often, seemingly simple requests for proven safety improvements — from narrowing travel lanes to adding separated bikeways to lowering city speed limits — hit a wall of resistance shrouded in technical-sounding (read: off-putting for the regular person) jargon. Join us to hear some tips on how to

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The Color of Law – Reading Group

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Connect with fellow planners to read and discuss Richard Rothstein's Book  - The Color of Law. Please fill out this form to RSVP & order a copy from a local bookstore if possible! A link to this online event will be sent directly to the RSVP list.  The first session will cover chapters 1-5. Please join us!

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