The CalPlanner is APA California’s digital bi-monthly newsletter, providing members with the latest information on a broad range of planning topics and issues as well as offering news, updates and announcements on planning activities from around the state. The CalPlanner is only available to APA California members who are sent an alert about the newsletter as soon as it is published.

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Current issue of the CalPlanner:

This issue of the CalPlanner focuses on the Chapter’s history and its role in California planning over the past 70 years with articles about its beginning, the inclusion of planners of color, women who were pioneers in our industry, about APA and the Chapter efforts towards diversifying the planning profession, and much more.

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