As the end of year quickly approaches, so is the December 31 deadline to apply to become an APA Ambassador. This important initiative is designed to encourage future planners with diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. The application is short and easy to fill out, even during the end of year crunch. Participation in the program will provide valuable skills and earn you up to 8 pro-bono AICP CM credits in 2018.
Check out our previous blog post with all the important information on the application and details of the program. You can apply as an individual or as a team. Contact Al Beatty at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join the local team of ambassadors. Thank you Al for stepping up to be a regional team leader!
Post Authored by: Maggie Rwakazina
(Image from APA Ambassador’s blog: https://www.planning.org/blog/blogpost/9127770)
CM Credits for Pro Bono Planning Service
AICP members can obtain up to eight CM Credits for Pro Bono Planning Service, as outlined on the APA National website at https://www.planning.org/cm/logging/selfreport/probono
APA Future City Mentorship could relate to these allowed activities:
- Planning-related support to groups that lack adequate planning resources, including service that expands choices and opportunities for everyone.
- Planning to meet the needs of the disadvantaged and to promote racial and economic integration.
- Mentoring the development of students, interns, beginning professionals, colleagues, and members of underrepresented groups to help them advance in the planning profession.