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American Planning Association Member Update March 2002

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BONUS TIME FOR APA MEMBERS ONLY
Deene Alongi, Director of Conferences

Your opportunity to register online for the National Planning Conference has been extended. Online registrations are being accepted until March 24 for members only with credit card payment. Visit www.planning.org/2002conference/registration.htm.

CONFERENCE WORKSHOP ADDED
Carolyn Torma, Director of Education
Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
The "Youth Shaping Vision for the Region" workshop allows conference attendees to participate with as many as 100 youth in an Electronic Town Hall Meeting. You will lay the groundwork for a larger Regional Youth Summit sponsored by the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission as part of the
metropolitan area comprehensive general plan update. Price: $30. Call NIPC at 312-454-0400 to register.
This workshop is one of four youth and planning events at the conference. A special mobile workshop, "Educating the Public About the City," takes attendees on Tuesday afternoon behind the scenes of the Chicago Architecture Foundation and explores adult and youth education programs. Register on the
APA conference register form or online at www.planning.org/2002conference/registration.htm. .

TWO ONLINE NEWSLETTERS AVAILABLE
Jason Jordan, Government Affairs Coordinator & Carolyn Torma, Director of Education
"From Washington" is APA's free biweekly e-newsletter covering federal issues and legislation of interest to planners. You can have the latest information from Capitol Hill delivered directly to your e-mail in-box every other Monday. It's a great way to stay on top of the action in Washington and get involved with APA's legislative advocacy efforts. Sign up online at www.planning.org/legislation.

"Resources Zine" is both a free, quarterly e-newsletter and a resource center. It brings you current news and information on working with youth in planning, as well as tools for educating youth about planning. You are also welcome to submit articles and news items for the newsletter and resource center. The center contains lesson plans, recommended books, links to other useful sites, and past articles. Sign up online at
www.planning.org/resourceszine/.

2002 IS AN ELECTION YEAR AT APA
Barbara Hoffman, Director of Leadership Affairs

Ballots were mailed to members in late February. Please complete your ballot and return it by March 29, 2002. Results will be announced at the Annual Business Meeting on April 15 as part of the APA National Planning Conference in Chicago. Visit our website at www.planning.org and click on Member
Services to see the candidates' names and read their position statements. Make your voice heard and vote today.

(Moderator's note: A survey of all the candidates is available on the Northern New England Chapter's website www.nnecapa.org to help assist APA members with their votes)

DON'T FORGET--AICP EXAMINATION PREPARATION COURSE AVAILABLE
Carolyn Torma, Director of Education

Study for the AICP examination in the comfort of your home and at your own pace. This course consists of 4 CD-ROMs and a 3-ring binder of instructions, additional readings, and study tips. For more complete information on the course, visit
www.planning.org/certification/examprep.htm. Order through Planners Books Service at 312-786-6344, or online at
http://commerce.planning.org/bookservice.
 
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