November 2014 Volume XXVIII, Issue 11


In This Issue...

President's Message

2014 APA Washington Conference By the Numbers 

Big Ideas: Social Equity 

What's Up at APA National?

AICP Exam Application Reviewers 

Short Course on Local Planning

Great Places 

County Planning Division Webinar

Land Use Case Law Webinar

Urban Design & Form-Based Codes




November President's Message
Ivan updates us on recent conferences, including the many great speakers featured at the successful conference in Spokane.
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2014 APA Washington Conference Wrap Up - By the Numbers
Get the answers to your burning questions: how many people attended, how much money was raised for scholarships, and how many cases of beer were consumed? 

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Ten Big Ideas: Foster Social Equity
This working group is developing tools to support inclusion of underprivileged and underrepresented communities in planning.

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What's up at APA National?
Get an update on what our national leadership has worked on this year.

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AICP Commission Seeks Help Reviewing Exam Applications
Volunteer peer reviewers must be AICP members in good standing and certified for at least five years. Deadline to apply is Nov. 13. 

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APA Washington Partners on New Short Course for Local Planning and Other Resources
The first course occurred in October at APA Washington’s annual meeting, thanks to a new collaboration with Washington State Department of Commerce and the Planning Association of Washington. 

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APA Names Two "Great Places" in Washington
A Seattle neighborhood and iconic open space share the honor this year 

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Learn How Planners Can Help Reinvigorate Struggling Commercial Areas
APA’s County Planning Division offers a webinar on the topic Nov. 6. 

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Get Educated on This Year's Land Use Law Developments
Learn about the latest land use cases pertinent to the planning profession during a webinar Dec. 11.

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Get Trained on Urban Design and Form-Based Codes This Winter
The Form-Based Codes Institute will offer two-day courses in January and February, including one in Edmonds, Wash.

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