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October 2019

Writing Effective CEQA Documents

October 7
Cost: $425
CM Credits: 18

Learn how to prepare technically compliant, legally defensible, and high quality environmental documents including Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), Initial Studies, Mitigated Negative Declarations (MNDs), and required CEQA findings. Strengthen writing skills needed for professional practice, including skills to enhance document effectiveness, clarity, and accuracy. This advanced course is designed to give students the practical training needed to produce high quality, legally defensible environmental documents.

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CEQA in Practice

October 7
Cost: $425
CM Credits: 16

This advanced course focuses on the practical application of CEQA requirements to a real-world scenario. In this simulation style course, students will explore a project from multiple stakeholder perspectives and will engage in hands-on activities designed to prepare them for entrance to professional practice. Students will sharpen their critical thinking and problem solving abilities as they relate to the environmental assessment analysis and strategy and will gain practical knowledge of the various tools used to evaluate environmental impacts such as

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Latino Urbanism in SF

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bay Area Air Quality Management District, 375 Beale Street
San Francisco, 94105
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Cost: Free
Member Cost: $0
CM Credits: 0

As part of Latino Heritage Month we will be celebrating the contributions of Latino land use behavior patterns that create a more sustainable and resilient cities by enhancing walking, biking, public transportation and the public realm. From East Los Angeles to Brownsville and locally Fruitvale and Calle 24, Latinos have redefined urban design, public space, and infrastructure use. As planners it is import us to understand this phenomena to develop more inclusive and equitable approaches for the changing demographics. Tim

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APA/AEP Happy Hour in Santa Cruz

October 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Abbott Square Market, 118 Cooper Street
Santa Cruz, 95060
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Cost: Free
Member Cost: $0

Please join us for a social/happy hour at Abbott Square Market in Downtown Santa Cruz. This will be an opportunity to network with your peers. AEP/APA members and non-members are welcome. Pizza will be provided; no host bar. For more information, please contact Kate Gilberson at Kate.Giberson@WeAreHarris.com or Justin Meek at justin.meek@cityofwatsonville.org.

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Happy Hour with The East Cut CBD

October 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Salesforce Transit Center – Rooftop Park, 425 Mission St
San Francisco, 94105
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Cost: Free

Salesforce Tower, Mira, 500 Folsom, and The Avery are just some of the new high-rise buildings dramatically transforming San Francisco's skyline. Come join us at our October Happy Hour and meet Andrew Robinson, Executive Director, and Pierre Lagarde, Fundraising & Development Manager, of The East Cut (formerly known as Rincon Hill). Meet us near the pop-up bar in the Main Plaza of Salesforce Transit Center Rooftop Park. Come learn, network, have fun, and relax with your fellow planners, APA members,

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APA Webinar: Integrating Urban and Regional Sustainability Planning

October 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Webinar AL
Cost: free
CM Credits: 1.5

Habitat III, in 2016 in Quito, Ecuador, introduced the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and was important to planners in the US and internationally for presenting the New Urban Agenda (NUA) through SDG 11. SDG 11 in turn was influenced by APA and other planning organizations who provided their input to the NUA through their white paper, The City We Need. The session will describe and compare how different US and international planning organizations and initiatives address the integration of

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Emerging Planners Group (EPG) Meet Up

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Uproar Brewing Company, 439 S. 1st Street
San Jose, CA United States
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Join us for our first Fall 2019 gathering! Come meet other emerging and young professionals in the planning field. We'll hang out and talk about cool things we might want to do as a group. Come by yourself or bring some friends from work!

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East Bay Planners Happy Hour – Orinda

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cine Cuvee, 2 Theatre Square, Suite 103
Orinda, CA 94563 United States
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A chance to mix and mingle with your fellow East Bay Planners!  Meet us at Cine Cuvee, a cozy neighborhood spot featuring fine wine, craft beer and locally sourced bites.  Easy walking distance from the Orinda 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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Webinar: APA Ethics Cases of the Year Panel Discussion

Cost: Free
Member Cost: $0.00
CM Credits: 1.5 CM

Did you miss out on our Winter session on ethics? No worries - we are offering a similar session remotely through the Ohio Webcast series. We will have a panel discussion with Northern Section planning leaders on APA's Ethics Cases of the Year, with ample time for questions and answers about the ethical quandaries we all face. Earn 1.5 Ethics CM Credit!

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AICP EXAM PREP CLASS at UC Berkeley

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

UC Berkeley, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA United States
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Cost: $100

For those who are planning to take the AICP exam, register now for the exam preparation class at UC Berkeley, taught by Don Bradley, Ph.D. Register by EMail <Dr.DonBradley@comcast.net> For information call 650-592-0915 or 650-868-5078.

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