Judith McManus Price Scholarship Available for Women and Minorities

From APA Deadline June 1 Judith McManus Price, a planner for more than 30 years before her death in 2001, was an exceptional woman with extraordinary talents that she freely shared, not only with her family and friends, but also with her community, her colleagues, and her profession. She served the public sector in a
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Demand a Fair and Accurate Census

APA InterACT, April 11, 2018 The U.S. Department of Commerce recently decided to include a new and untested citizenship question in the 2020 Census. Experts on both sides of the aisle have opposed the decision, as have APA and other organizations. APA President Cynthia Bowen, AICP, recently wrote to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and expressed
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Where in the World?

Heidelberg, a city of 160,000 in southwestern Germany. In this view from Heidelberg castle, the Old Town is in the foreground. At center right is the Old Bridge over the river Neckar. Photo: Ray Hashimoto, AICP.  ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedinReddit
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Northern News – May 2018

APA NATIONAL’S GOLD ACHIEVEMENT AWARD GOES TO SF TEENS. Marin County, San Francisco, and San Jose also received achievement awards at the APA national conference in New Orleans, April 23rd. Page 1 SUCCESSFUL MARCH 29 SUMMIT ON LIVABLE COMMUNITIES FOR ALL AGES. Naphtali H. Knox, FAICP. Northern Section collaborated with AARP to plan and host the Summit
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South San Francisco Looking for Applicants for their Design Review Board

The City of South San Francisco is now accepting applications for those interested in serving on the City’s Design Review Board (DRB) advisory committee.  Following the approval of the City’s Downtown Station Area Specific Plan (DSASP) in 2015, the City has experienced a substantial increase in development interest and applications citywide. To learn more about
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UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design Now Accepting Applications for Planning-Focused Summer Programs

Disc* (Design & Innovation for Sustainable Cities) is a five week summer program geared towards currently enrolled undergraduates with any level of previous experience in planning. Participants conduct field work, develop visual communication, mapping and design software skills, and connect with practitioners and faculty in a series of lectures and seminars on climate resiliency, global
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Northern News – April 2018

“HOW I BECAME A PLANNING DIRECTOR.” YPG’s Veronica Flores reports. Following a panel discussion, 12 planning directors each met with five young planners and emerging professionals in a comfortable setting to share what they know. Page 1 WHERE IN THE WORLD. A photo by Erin Camarera from a country we have not previously covered. Page
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Northern News – March 2018

FINDING AND SUPPORTING ALLIES FOR LIVABLE COMMUNITIES (of all ages). Erin McAuliff. Supportive built environments can strengthen individual relationships, ensure access to care, resources, and recreation, and reduce isolation across the lifespan. Page 1 PLANNERS AND STUDENTS VISIT BRAZIL FOR COLLABORATIVE SERVICE AND LEARNING. Mike Jacobson, with Alex Hinds, Tonya Veitch, and Hing Wong, AICP. Members of a
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