· January 19 – Sustainable Communities Division
Speakers: Mehri Mohebbi, Jana Lynott, AICP, Nader Afzalan, Ph.D., Angela Van der Kloof
This webinar will focus on the importance of enhancing social engagement in achieve sustainability. Speakers will present examples from different social settings addressing a diverse group of urban and rural population. Age, race, ethnicity, and immigration status are among the most challenging factors impacting one’s level of participation in policy makings. The outcomes of this webinar will inform professional planners about fine lines between active and passive public engagement methods/techniques. The webinar is a collaboration between Planning Communities, APA Sustainable Communities Division, and APA Technology Division.