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Safeguard a Fair and Accurate Census
The administration intends to add an untested citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Relay your opposition to this decision to your representatives.
Principles for New Federal Infrastructure Investment Policy
APA's Infrastructure Principles offer some policy directives that Congress should use to ensure that federal infrastructure investment is designed to strengthen communities, boost the economy, and expand opportunity.
APA's Policy Agenda Calls on Congress to Advance Key Priorities
In 2018, APA and planning advocates are urging Congress to advance four planning priorities essential to making communities stronger.
Planners' Advocacy Network
Stand up for planning by joining APA's free, federally focused grassroots network.
Join over 5,000 planners and citizen advocates by signing up for this APA member benefit.
Network members gain access to:
- Exclusive resources, tips, tools, and training
- Updates on the latest federal and state issues that impact planners
Legislative Action Center
Use this resource to connect directly with elected officials and take action on pending legislation that impacts planning.
Make your voice heard:
APA works to advance planning through the judicial process by filing amicus curiae — friend of the court — briefs in select cases of national importance.
This online, interactive guide is designed to help planners develop and deliver positive values-based messages about planning and APA to targeted audiences.