Featured: NATIONAL COMMUNITY PLANNING MONTHNew Toolkit for Integrating Health into Planning
Health Impact Assessment is a proven process that brings public health considerations into decision making. Planners find that it complements and strengthens their commitment to community engagement. When HIA teams assess the health impacts of proposed plans, policies, or projects, they review data that include public input — especially from residents most likely to be affected. Use the APA Planning and Community Health Center's just-released HIA Toolkit to get started on conducting your own Health Impact Assessments.Learn More
APA is accepting nominations for the 2017 Outstanding Planning Student Association Awards and AICP Student Project Awards. Both accolades honor impressive work under way at planning schools across the country. The nomination period ends December 8.