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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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Planning for Equity

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Cost: FREE
Member Cost: $FREE
CM Credits: 1

Planning for Equity – What is the role of planners in promoting equity? During this time of racial reckoning in America and beyond, what can we do as planners to make sure our work contributes to equity? The APA adopted and published the Planning for Equity Policy Guide in May 2019. According to the policy guide “Planning for Equity means applying an equity lens- for just and fair inclusion into a society in which all can participate, prosper and reach

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Restorative Justice Strategies for Safe Streets

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost: $25
CM Credits: 1

Join us to learn about an innovative approach to driving-related offenses that seeks to increase awareness and meaningful accountability amongst dangerous drivers, rather than focusing on punishment, fines or fees. We’ll be joined by Amanda Berman, Director of the Red Hook Community Justice Center, who oversees the Center for Court Innovation’s Driver Accountability Program. Started in Brooklyn, the program has expanded to other parts of NYC with the support of their City Council, and in collaboration with groups such as

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October 2020

Mapping History with Long Lost Oakland

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost: free
Member Cost: $0
CM Credits: 1

Join us for a look at a historical map developed by Liam O’Donoghue of the East Bay Yesterday podcast. “Long Lost Oakland” features some of the most impressive features of the local landscape that no longer exist – from stunning architecture to bygone infrastructure and even extinct plants and animals. As we live through a moment when we can look around and literally watch the landscape of our city change before our eyes, this map highlights the many transformations Oakland

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TRIBAL LANDS

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Cost: FREE
Member Cost: $FREE
CM Credits: 1.0

A brief overview of tribal land history, defining Rancherias & Reservations, addressing jurisdiction & authority over Fee & Trust lands, and explaining Fee to Trust conversion process. Ethan “Red Eagle” Lawton (SHN) will make this presentation in order to provide non-tribal entities with a better understanding of how the different classifications of tribal lands have impact impacts on policy implications, project factors and varying jurisdictions. Q &A will follow the presentation.

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