APA Interact May 4, 2022

This Week at APA
May 4, 2022
More than 3,000 planners came together in San Diego for NPC22. The convention center was buzzing with excitement. Planners spent the four days reconnecting in-person, diving into the challenges facing communities, and exploring San Diego's planning efforts on foot, bus, and bike. Check out the scenes from NPC22.
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Planners take San Diego

Descending upon San Diego, planners explored the NPC22 host city and all it offered. Check out what had planners talking on social media about NPC22, San Diego, and being together again. Get more of the conversation at #NPC22.
There's still more to come

NPC22 is a time to reconnect and re-envision our futures — and it isn't over yet! From May 18-20 we'll be continuing NPC22 online with virtual sessions from experts in the field, professional networking opportunities, and more.
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What you need to know about big data

With dozens of technological innovations on the horizon, now is the time for planners to prepare. Gain new skills and create the policies needed to implement them. Learn how to get started by prioritizing equity and privacy in this article from Planning.
Asian American Pacific Islander Month
Planning with and for immigrant communities

How can the planning profession advance social justice issues for Asian American and Pacific Islander communities? AAPI planner Chancee Martorell talks about raising the visibility of immigrant communities, the three Ps of affordable housing, and dedication to social justice in this Planning interview.
May 5: Free Solar@Scale webinar on assisting large-scale solar development. CM

May 12: Join APA, Up for Growth, and experts in the field to learn how leveraging tax policy can optimize incentives to build more mixed-income housing with lasting affordability. CM

May 13: Share your views on the unique impact of planning, the role of planners, and your experiences working with local officials in this anonymous member survey.

May 16: Self-nominate to serve as an elected leader for an APA Chapter, Division, or on the Student Representatives Council.

May 18–May 20: Join us for NPC22 online. CM

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