Do you want to help plan events in the LGBTQ planning events in the Philadelphia region? Sign up at http://bit.ly/GALIPPHL to get in on the ground floor of a group doing just that. The Gays and Lesbians in Planning (GALIP) Division is looking to partner more locally on events in our region. Through this group you will be able to shape the way this group forms and what sorts of events are planned.
GALIP Philadelphia is a group interested in hosting Gays and Lesbians in Planning (GALIP) Division events in the Philadelphia region. Not every interested planner is able to make the national conference and so the GALIP Division would like to become involved on a local level. To that end, several local groups have been created in New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. These groups have focused on networking, social, and educational events.
The American Planning Association, Pennsylvania Chapter, Southeast Sections (APAPASE) has partnered with the GALIP division to host an event last July. This group is formed to see if there is interest in hosting more regular and social events in association with the division. Though APAPASE has worked with GALIP, this regional group is open to anyone in the Philadelphia region, including New Jersey and Delaware.
Though GALIP’s acronym only highlights Gays and Lesbians it is important to note that GALIP membership and topics of interest are inclusive to all communities, all gender representations, and all sexual identities. Similarly, while the GALIP acronym focuses on professional planners, GALIP Philadelphia is open to all interested in planning topics including allied professions such as architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, urban design, real estate development, and anyone interested in the built environment.
Please share this invite with anyone you think would be interested in joining the group. Anyone who is interested can request to join the group at http://bit.ly/GALIPPHL. This link is also helpful if you wish to join this group with a different email.