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Local Planning Agency Management (PAS 582)
Planning agency managers have a lot of roles to juggle. Keeping their team on track is only the start. They have to serve the public, work with other departments, stay abreast of local events, keep up with national trends, and occasionally play politics. Drop one ball, and the rest can come down hard and fast.
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National Centers for Planning
APA's National Centers for Planning are dedicated to helping planners create communities of lasting value.
Green Communities Center
The Green Communities Center advances practices that improve environmental quality, address climate change, and reduce development impacts on natural resources.
- Green and Blue Infrastructure
- Green Energy
- Green Transportation
Hazards Planning Center
The Hazards Planning Center advances practices that promote resilience by reducing the impact of natural hazards on communities and regions.
- Hazard Mitigation
- Post Disaster Recovery
- Climate Change Adaption
Planning and Community Health Center
The Planning and Community Health Center advances practices that improve human environments to promote public health through active living, healthy eating, and health in all planning policies.
- Active Living
- Food Systems
- Health in all Planning Policies