The achievements of planning are celebrated in October with National Community Planning Month. This year's theme is Changing Face of America.
Local Events for National Community Planning Month 2012
Are you hosting a neighborhood tour, lunchtime discussion, or open house this month? APA wants to hear your plans for celebrating National Community Planning Month. Send details of your event to email@example.com and we'll add it to our national list.
The theme for 2012 is Changing Face of America.
Planners' Communications Guide
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How to Celebrate
National Community Planning Month
Each year APA, its members, chapters, divisions, and professional institute sponsor National Community Planning Month to raise the visibility of the important role of planners and planning in communities across the U.S.
Help elevate the role of planning in your community. Host a planning department or planning commission open house, talk to kids in schools about a career in planning, present a library display about planning and planners, sponsor a neighborhood tour to highlight how planning helps the community.
10 Ways You Can Celebrate National Community Planning Month
Not sure what to do this October to celebrate National Community Planning Month? Check out what other communities have done under the Share Your Activities. Don't forget to submit your activities to the list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Service Announcements
APA has created recorded and live-read public service announcements (PSAs) to celebrate the importance of planning this October.
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Michael Bayer, AICP, Nancy Frank, AICP, and Jason Valerius, AICP, discuss their new book, Becoming an Urban Planner during APA's 2010 National Planning Conference in New Orleans.