VOTING NOW OPEN! Proposed Bylaw Changes
Every two years, the Chapter President appoints a Bylaws Committee, chaired by the Chapter Secretary, to review the Bylaws and identify any changes needed for consistency with national APA bylaws or Chapter practices and policies. Voting is now open and ends Nov. 3.
¡Feliz mes de la herencia hispana! Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
The APA Florida EDI Committee is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.
On Oct. 14, the committee is hosting a webinar, Mi Barrio - A Planner Story, a discussion with Hispanic/Latinx planners about their personal and workplace experiences, the importance of their heritage, and the unique viewpoints and insights that they bring to the table in the planning world. Register here.
The committee also created four videos spotlighting Hispanic planners. Hear their stories, successes, and challenges within the planning community. Watch the videos here.
Don't miss out! FPC21 Virtual Event Registration Now Open
Join us at the FPC21 Virtual Event! We're excited to bring to you eight sessions recorded during FPC21 in Miami. We selected five intriguing breakout sessions and the three plenary sessions to create an on-demand experience offering 9.75 CM credits, including Ethics and Law.
AND THE 2021 great places in florida people's choice WINNER IS ... Orange City's Mill Lake Park Continuum
Congratulations to the 2021 Great Places in Florida People's Choice Winner, Mill Lake Park Continuum! Their dedication to community investment through outdoor recreational spaces upholds APA Florida's gold standard for great places.
GET INVOLVED! It's Not Too Late to Sign Up for Planners Month in the Districts!
Would you like to lend your voice to advocacy with your state legislator(s) for better planning, more transportation funding and affordable housing? APA Florida is continuing a program started last year to enhance our grassroots advocacy efforts around key statewide planning priorities. Our Legislative Policy Committee has identified a series of key issues to focus on for the 2022 Florida Legislative session, which include:
- Access to Jobs and Education
- A Resilient and Healthy Florida
- State and Local Partnerships for Attainable Housing
- Local Authority for Land Use Planning
Now we’re asking our members to help deliver the message to our elected state leaders!