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Apply for Philadelphia Citizen Planning Institute!

CPI photoCitizens Planning Institute (CPI) will be accepting applications for the Fall 2016 course from August 22nd – September 19th. This seven-week course empowers citizens to take a more effective and active role in shaping the future of their neighborhoods and of Philadelphia through a greater understanding of city planning and the steps involved in development projects.

Special topics this session include community engagement 101, historic preservation, and urban agriculture and food access.

Classes are held on Wednesday evenings October 5th – November 16th from 6-9pm at 1515 Arch Street in Center City.

See the 2016 fall CPI Flyer or visit CPI’s new website: www.citizensplanninginstitute.org for applications and more information. Contact 215-683-4648 or cpi@phila.gov with any questions or to request a hard copy of the application.

March 24: Writing Growing Greener

Hawk Mountain

Writing Growing Greener: Conservation by Design Codes

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Kempton, PA (Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association)

Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association are pleased to co-sponsor this educational experience, which is geared toward planning professionals who write zoning and subdivision / land development codes. The $25 registration fee includes lunch, 4.75 CM credits, and a guided hike on the Hawk Mountain grounds.

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APA’s Planners Training Service Workshops Coming to Philadelphia

APA is bringing the Planners Training Service (PTS) workshops to Philadelphia June 12 – 15.  Four workshops, each focusing on a distinct aspect of sustainability, will be taking place, each over two days and carrying 14 CMs.  This is a great opportunity to hear national experts in a local setting (Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown).  The workshops are:

Early registration is through May 14.  Rates for the workshops include an early registration discount, APA member discount, and AICP member discount.  There is also a very reasonable APA student rate for the workshops.  For more information and to register: http://www.planning.org/pts/2012/spr/