APA Interact June 9, 2021

This Week at APA
June 9, 2021
Preservation-based approaches can help protect queer spaces, but what is the impact to affordability? In this Journal of the American Planning Association article, the authors provide analysis on the impact of historic districts on a segment of the LGBTQ community and identify areas where planners can help manage gentrification impacts on sexual, racial, and ethnic minority communities.
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This article is available free as part of our recognition of Pride month. For full access to the JAPA archive, APA members may purchase a discounted subscription for $48/year, or a digital-only subscription for $36/year.
New from Planning
Five tips to protect community data

Baltimore and Atlanta were two of several cities attacked with ransomware in the last two years. Get tips for keeping your community and its data safe from Nupur Gunjan, former public sector analyst at Cisco. Plus, easily access more stories on the latest planning innovations, tools, and voices to help you with your work through the magazine's newly designed and enhanced web experience.
Research KnowledgeBase collection
Planning and zoning enabling laws

The spectrum of state statutes that govern when and how local governments prepare and adopt comprehensive plans ranges from authorized, not required — to states that mandate plans. Knowing whether your zoning regulations are required by state law to be consistent with your comprehensive plan is critical for those considering zoning reform. Access enabling law resources, including core planning and zoning statutes for each state in this new Research KnowledgeBase collection.
Awards ceremony
Honoring planning excellence

Thursday, June 10 | 1 p.m. CT

APA's virtual awards ceremony honors how planning is leading communities forward to a stronger, safer, and more equitable future. Join us to celebrate the work of APA's chapters, divisions, students, and our 2021 National Planning Award recipients.
How technology is shaping practice and your career

Thursday, June 17 | Noon CT

The pandemic disrupted every business nationwide, revealing shortcomings and opportunities, planning offices included. Our panelist of expert planners on the leading edge of technological change in global companies, academia, and city government will share their thoughts on the competencies planners will need in the future to create great communities for all. CM | 1.5
Cost: Members $30 | Nonmembers $60

Presented by APA’s Career Services and Technology Division
Plan ahead

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June 11: Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act briefing; (Free for APA members; Register)

June 14: Members: Demystifying the AICP College of Fellows webinar

June 14: Students: Last day to apply for one of three APA Foundation scholarships.

June 30: Members: Comments due from APA and AICP members on the AICP Code of Ethics updates.
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Planning and Zoning Director
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Colchester, VT
Transportation Planner I
Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments (INRCOG)
Waterloo, IA
Climate Action Plan
City of La Crosse
La Crosse, WI
Streetscape Improvement Program
Greektown Neighborhood Partnership
Detroit, MI
Housing Study & Needs Analysis
Brookings Economic Development Corporation
Brookings, SD

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