About the Diversity Committee

The objective of the Diversity Committee is to coordinate Section activities to meet diversity goals, educate members to better serve diverse communities, and align Section membership diversity with California’s demographic trends.

Ambassador Program

The goal of the program is to promote understanding of planning processes among high school students by conducting informational sessions on careers in planning. The program is intended to increase section diversity and intergenerational mentorship while raising the profile of the planning profession across the Bay Area’s schools.

Planners of Color

The Diversity Committee organizes Planners of Color social mixers every quarter. The objective of the Diversity Committee is to coordinate Section activities to meet diversity goals, educate members to better serve diverse communities, and align Section membership diversity with California’s demographic trends.

Lending Library

The Diversity Committee has created a small lending library that includes books and audio visual materials that focus on planning issues as they impact communities of color and promote diversity in the Planning profession.