Giving Back to San Diego During NPC22
As planners prepare to come together for the 2022 National Planning Conference in San Diego, APA is proud to have offered several opportunities for attendees to give back to our host city.
helping the unsheltered
In 2020, an estimated more than 7,000 residents in San Diego were homeless. While planners across the country focus on a variety of approaches to help the unsheltered, attendees at NPC22 took a few minutes and helped the community in need.
In partnership with the Downtown San Diego Partnership Foundation, APA hosted a space for attendees to assemble personal hygiene kits for the unsheltered community in San Diego.
With the help of our NPC22 attendees, APA met the goal of donating 1,000 personal hygiene kits to the unsheltered community in San Diego.
Downtown San Diego Partnership Foundation
APA Divisions Day of Service
APA Divisions partnered with the City of San Diego for their annual Day of Service on Friday, April 29, 2022. Attendees helped support the community of Southeastern San Diego, in the vicinity of 47th Street Station.
The three available volunteer opportunities were:
- Scholars Corridors: Creating Safe Pathways to School Walking Audit
- Restoring Our Land: Review of Chollas Creek Park Designation and How to Preserve 47th Street Park Cleanup
- For The Culture: Preparing for the District 4 Cultural District Charette
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