Featured APA Learn Courses

  • Housing Policy | Law

    Housing for Diversity: Ending Segregation Through Zoning

    Limiting zoning districts to homes occupied by the historical definition of “family” contained in zoning codes has encouraged residential segregation and housing unaffordability. This course examines existing laws and offers suggestions for how zoning might be tweaked to respond to many of the changing norms of the American family.
  • Planning Methods and Tools | Public Participation | Social Justice and Equity

    What is a Diálogo?

    The original purpose behind all the Diálogos was to set a national agenda for planning for Latinos in the U.S. and to ultimately provide a tool for Latino planners. Diálogos is a bottom-up approach that provides a platform for those voices of communities to be heard, and pathway to bring them to the planning table.
  • Planning Methods and Tools | Public Participation | Social Justice and Equity

    Addressing Cultural Divides

    Lack of information in Spanish and cultural divides often keep Latinos away from the public planning process. Engagement with Latino communities is very weak or non-existent in many places. How can we better connect with Latino communities in the cities we work with to ensure they are an active voice in decision-making?

Featured Video

Road to Recovery: An APA Chat with John Porcari

APA president Kurt Christiansen, FAICP, chats with John Porcari, president of Advisory Services for WSP and former deputy secretary at U.S. DOT, about the road to recovery and the essential role of planners in restoring our economy and rebuilding communities.