Looking for a way to get more involved with your local chapter or division? Join or start a Young Planners / Emerging Professionals Group!

APA's Young Planners / Emerging Professionals Groups connect the new generation of planners with seasoned professionals and open opportunities to meet colleagues, build skills, and volunteer. Participating in YPG events is a natural path to making new friends, expanding your network, and finding a professional mentor. Plus, it's fun!

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Guide to Young Planners Groups Version 2.0

A how-to guide created by a consortium of YPG leaders across the country.


Young Planners Groups Resources

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