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APA-NJ Election 2019

posted on June 1st, 2019  |  Read more

If you have ever thought about joining the APA-NJ Executive Committee, there is no better time than now! Join our group of dedicated professionals to make a difference in our Chapter and beyond. The Call for Nominations ends on Friday, June 28.

Help Us Raise $5k for City Planning Scholarships

posted on May 30th, 2019  |  Read more

Help APA New Jersey reach its $5,000 goal to support 60 students for the annual summer City Planning Institute. This is your opportunity to invest in our youth and help expose them to city planning and how to improve their communities.

Updated AICP Certification Guide

posted on May 6th, 2019  |  Read more

Are you applying for AICP Certification in June to be eligible for the November AICP Certification Exam? AICP Certification Guide: Part 1 has been updated! While the criteria remain the same, these updates make it clearer for all types of planners how their experience qualifies for AICP Certification.

Advancing Resiliency

posted on March 22nd, 2019  |  Read more

On March 13, APA Legislative and Policy Committee member Jennifer Raitt testified before the US House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development on resiliency. The Chapter followed up with a letter to Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman, who is a member of the subcommittee.

RPA Launches “Design Your Town”

posted on March 7th, 2019  |  Read more

Design Your Town is an interactive web-based resource for citizen planners, professionals and anyone concerned about the quality of the villages and landscapes where they live. This website has attractive and sustainable designs for different kinds of places as well as the details, policies and regulations needed for implementation. 

2018 Great Places in New Jersey Designees

posted on October 30th, 2018  |  Read more

On October 29, APA New Jersey hosted its annual Awards Reception honoring this year’s Great Places in New Jersey: Downtown Cranford, the Asbury Park Boardwalk, South Riverwalk Park in Trenton, Spring Street in Newton and the Historic Hamilton Park Neighborhood in Jersey City.

Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops

posted on September 15th, 2018  |  Read more

Want to learn special skills to improve your creative placemaking? The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking has workshops to help you with all aspects of creative placemaking. Learn how to take inventory of creative assets and map them. Explore how local zoning and regulation helps or hinders creative activity. Sharpen your pitch-making skills to gain funding from untapped sources. Harness your creativity to engage your community. NCCP is offering half-day sessions monthly from September through May.