The Georgia Walks Summit is a statewide gathering of transportation and public health professionals, elected officials and community advocates committed to making our streets and communities great places to walk!
This article, based on the Vinson Institute’s Planning & Zoning 201 class, is intended to help planners and planning officials think about how ethics and planning relate to each other so that they can act in ways that support the ethical principles espoused in state law, local government and planning codes of ethics, and professional rules of conduct.
Michael C. Williams, local planning director and friend to many in our chapter passed away on September 13, 2017 of cancer. Michael was a native of Atlanta and graduate of Fulton High School. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography from West Georgia College and a Master’s Degree in City Planning from the University of Southern Mississippi.
The Mentor Program is accepting applications now. The program has a flexible format so that mentors, mid-career planners, and emerging professionals can tailor their own experience.
Big changes are coming to the American Planning Association! Beginning on July 11, APA student membership will be free to any full- or part-time student actively matriculated in any university or college degree program. APA also will offer two years of reduced dues to help bridge the gap between university and professional life. First-time members will enjoy discounted introductory rates as well.