Join the 1/17 Engagement Committee Call at 2pm

APA Pennsylvania SE Section LogoHave ideas for how APA Pennsylvania Southeast section can reach its members? Have suggestions for how better to get value from your membership? Share them during the Engagement Committee call. The Engagement committee’s next call is Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 2pm. Any interested section members are welcome to join by calling 1-866-499-7054, conference code 735 289 0020.

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Feb. 2: APA PA Southeast Section Events Committee

Thursday, February 2, 2017
5:45pm
Michael Baker, 1818 Market Street, 31st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
 
Please RSVP here.

CM Credits for Pro Bono Planning Service

AICP members can obtain up to eight CM Credits for Pro Bono Planning Service, including volunteering time with the APA PA SE Council or a committee as outlined on the APA National website at https://www.planning.org/cm/logging/selfreport/probono.

Jan. 12: APA PA Southeast Section Council meeting

APA PA Southeast Section Council meeting
Thursday, January 12th
(held the second Thursday of every other month)
5pm
McCormick Taylor: 2001 Market Street, 10th Floor
*please note NEW location**
 
Calling in?  Please use the following:
Toll free:  1-866-499-7054 
Conference code: 735 289 0020
 
Please direct any agenda topics and/or questions to secretary@apapase.org.
*if you are a voting member unable to attend, please email me at secretary@apapase.org.

CM Credits for Pro Bono Planning Service

AICP members can obtain up to eight CM Credits for Pro Bono Planning Service, including volunteering time with the APA PA SE Council or a committee as outlined on the APA National website at https://www.planning.org/cm/logging/selfreport/probono.

Jan. 26: APAPASE/YPT Game Night: Cards Against Urbanity

Join the American Planning Association Pennsylvania Chapter Southeast Section (APAPASE) and the Philadelphia Chapter of Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT) for Game Night on January 26th. We’ll be at Field House playing Cards Against Urbanity–the irreverent card game for anyone who’s interested in cities, transportation, and fun! (If you want to see the types of cards you might come across, click here for Cardsplanations.)

Thursday, January 26, 2016
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Field House

1150 Filbert Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

$8 in advance; $10 at the door

Your first drink is included in your admission fee–after that, it’s cash bar. Field House will have an assortment of $4 beers, $5 mixed drinks, and $6 house wines.
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Feb. 7: Healthy Communities Task Force Meeting: Climate Change and Public Health

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Coffee and Tea available at 9:00am

Meeting starts at 9:30am

Lunch served after meeting from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 

DVRPC’s Main Conference Room

The ACP Building – 8th Floor

190 N. Independence Mall West

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Confirmed presenters include:

  • Jessica Caum, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
  • Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

To RSVP, please visit https://dvrpc.ticketleap.com/climate-change-and-public-health/.

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Request for Qualifications: Waterfront Arts Program

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) is seeking qualifications from individuals and firms interested in assisting DRWC with the formation of a comprehensive public art program for the central Delaware River waterfront in Philadelphia.

The selected consultant will be responsible for leading a robust public engagement process, developing a written framework for a sustainable public art program, and selecting and implementing at least one piece of public art performance or installation. DRWC expects the selected consultant to have knowledge of public art, planning, urban design, and community engagement best practices as well as experience running a multi-faceted planning process.

More information about the project as well as details on submitting a response can be found on our website.

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Join QUE on Thursday, January 5

Join QUE on Thursday, January 5!

Queer Urbanist Exchange (QUE) is invites you to join our monthly meet up at The Lodge at Winterfest at on Thursday, January 5 at 5:30 pm. The Blue Cross Winterfest is at Penn’s Landing and is walkable from the 2nd street El’s second street stop over the Market Street bridge (Directions).

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Future City Philadelphia – Volunteers and Mentors Needed

 

The Future City Philadelphia program is part of a national program to encourage middle-school students to design a city. This can be as simple as improving an existing neighborhood, or starting from scratch at the bottom of the ocean or on another planet. The kids are asked to envision and plan for all the systems needed to make their city work, including transportation, utilities, power, and water. They write a paper, build a model, and then present at a culmination event in January. It is a great introduction to the ideas of city planning and may well introduce some new students to the planning field.  Several different ways to get involved are outlined in the request below from the program’s volunteer coordinator, Karen R. McManuels:

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Sponsor APA PennsylvaniaSoutheast for 2017!

The work and programs by the Southeast Section of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (APAPASE) aren’t possible without the support of our sponsors. We are releasing sponsorships now for organizations who prefer to take advantage of end of year giving, but are always happy to work with new sponsors.

We’ve adapted our sponsorship levels to respond to suggestions from sponsors. The sponsorship levels are laid out in our 2017 Sponsorship Package. If you would like to discuss a custom sponsorship, simply contact sponsorship@apapase.org to start the discussion.

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Join the 12/14 Engagement Committee Call

APA Pennsylvania SE Section LogoHave ideas for how APA Pennsylvania Southeast section can reach its members? Have suggestions for how better to get value from your membership? Share them during the Engagement Committee call. The Engagement committee’s next call is Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 3pm. Any interested section members are welcome to join by calling 1-877-292-8255 passcode 1207385.

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