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July 29, 2022

SB 9 & ADU Law: The Toilsome Twosome

SB 9 & ADU Law: The Toilsome Twosome Friday, July 29, 2022 11:00 am to 12:00 noon CM Law | 1.00 (ID#9252591) Register Here Download the Event Flyer Here Looking for a timely legal topic to help fulfill your mandatory CM credits for Law?  Or just want to learn more about how to apply the latest housing legislation?  Join us for this informational discussion. Questions?  Contact Libby Tyler, FAICP, Northern Section Ethics Director, at ethics@norcalapa.org (217) 493-4372
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June 28, 2022

San Joaquin Valley REAP Workshop Series – Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

A free Virtual Workshop for San Joaquin Valley jurisdictions and housing stakeholders to hear from housing planning experts about the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing requirements for Housing Element updates.  The workshop is intended to better inform Valley planners about what they need to know to plan and meet AFFH requirements. The workshop is part of the ongoing workshop series of the San Joaquin Valley Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) program. Speakers Include: - Lucy Rollins, Placeworks - Veronica Tam, Veronica Tam and Associates Download the Event Flyer HERE Register HERE  
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June 26, 2022All Day

3-Day Mammoth Lakes Field Trip

Exploring Planning and Environmental Issues in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

Join the APA Central Section and AEP Central Chapter June 24-26, 2022 as we learn, network and explore the east side of of the Sierra Nevada Range!  AICP CM credits will be offered in various categories. Event Materials: Agenda 6/25 Morning Session Details 6/25 Morning Session Presentation  6/25 Afternoon Session Details 6/25 Afternoon Session Presentation 6/26 Morning Session Details 6/26 Morning Session Presentation 6/26 Morning Session Presentation 2 6/26 Morning Session Parking Map (Hayden Cabin)   Additional Support Info: California Planning Roundtable: Sierra at Risk Planning in the Eastern Sierra: Improving Intergovernmental Coordination, Public Involvement, and Land Use Decisions (2002)   For Details, Registration Rates, Hotel Reservations, Program Content, COVID Protocol & More, CLICK HERE
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June 8, 2022

Listening Session: Housing

Join members of the California Planning Roundtable and the California Chapter for an in-depth facilitated listening session (not a solving session!) to hear from planners about how they feel about what's working legislatively and what is not to ensure that all Californians have access to safe, affordable, and dignified housing. This project is a partnership between APA California, the California Planning Roundtable and APA California's participating sections.  The findings and recommendations will be shared with all APA California planners during the Annual Conference in October in Anaheim, in person and virtually. Click Here to Register Download the Event Flyer Here Click Here for Additional California Planning Roundtable Information
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May 31, 2022

San Joaquin Valley REAP Workshop Series – Site Identification Process for New Housing

FREE EVENT! Join planners for this Virtual Workshop for San Joaquin Valley jurisdictions and housing stakeholders to hear from housing planning experts about the Site Identification Process required for Housing Element updates.  The workshop is intended to better inform Valley planners about what they need to know to plan and meet RHNA numbers. The workshop is part of the ongoing workshop series of the San Joaquin Valley Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) program. 1 CM credit will be provided: #9249301. Speakers Include: - Brenna Weatherby, Rincon Consultants - Jason Montague, Rincon Consultants - Randy Hatch, Hatch Planning Consultation Download the Event Flyer HERE Register HERE  
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May 25, 2022

Young & Emerging Planners Mentorship Program

Become a Planning Mentor or a Mentee!  The Young & Emerging Planners Mentorship Program application window is now open thru May 25th! This Program connects emerging and seasoned planners within the Central Section to promote professional development and foster long-lasting connections.  It entails a 6-month program (May thru November), with activities approximately 6 hours per month.  See below for all of the details. Download the Informational Flyer Here Download the Program Details Here Download the Mentorship Application Here See the Facebook Page Here See the Instagram Page Here
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May 11, 2022

2022 San Joaquin Valley Policy Conference & Blueprint Awards

Clovis Veterans Memorial District
808 4th St Clovis, CA 93612
2022 San Joaquin Valley Policy Conference & Blueprint Awards CenCal APA is pleased to sponsor the 15th Annual San Joaquin Valley Policy Conference and Blueprint Awards, being held May 11-13, 2022, Fresno Council of Governments on behalf of the eight Valley planning agencies, this year's event will be held in picturesque Downtown Clovis, California, at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District.  The Blueprint Awards will be presented on May 12th, during the Conference.  Nominations are due by Noon on April 15, 2022. Click Here to Register, Become a Sponsor, or view the Conference Overview Click Here to download the Blueprint Awards Nomination Package, and Here to download the Blueprint Event Informational Flyer
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May 6, 2022

2022 Cinco de Mayo Mixer

Join us for CenCal APA's Free Simultaneous Cinco de Mayo Happy Hour!  Fun foods to be provided.  Significant others welcomed and encouraged.  Two in-person mixers in our Section to socialize and network: Fresno - El Patio Mexican Restaurant - 552 E. Olive Avenue Fresno, CA 93728 Click Here to Register for the Fresno Location   Turlock - Dust Bowl Brewing Company (Brewery Tap Room) - 3000 Fulkerth Road Turlock, CA 95380 Click Here to Register for the Turlock Location   Download the Event Flyer Here
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April 26, 2022

Housing Elements 101

A refresher for the upcoming Sixth Cycle Join discussions via Zoom with Panelists from Mintier & Harnish, Placeworks, Rincon Consultants, and Placer County to ensure that you are up to date, and ready to roll with your next Housing Element Update. Click Here to Register Download the Event Flyer Here
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April 22, 2022

Skeletons in the Closet

Skeletons in the Closet No it’s not about Halloween in spring, it’s about your municipality’s past policies and actions that some might think are left better in the dark. But as planners we know history matters, so how can we uncover the municipal misdeeds of the past to build a more inclusive and equitable future?  Join CenCal APA for a webinar that will showcase tools planners can use to dig deeper and bring past policy sins into the light. Watch the Video of the Event Here Download the Event Flyer Here
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