November 22, 2019

Al Raby was an African American civil rights activist, co-chair of the Chicago Freedom Movement in the 1960s and campaign manager for Harold Washington, who became Chicago’s first black mayor in 1983. Please join the APA-IL Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee for t...

November 15, 2019

Al Raby was an African American civil rights activist, co-chair of the Chicago Freedom Movement in the 1960s and campaign manager for Harold Washington, who became Chicago’s first black mayor in 1983. Please save-the-date to join the APA-IL Diversity, Equity & Inclusio...

November 13, 2019

APA Ambassadors are planners who connect with schools and youth programs. Ambassadors are an important part of APA’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion strategy to create a profession reflective of our communities and enhance community knowledge of the planning process....

November 11, 2019

The Sundance Film Festival & PBS documentary unlocks the mystery of a silent 1950s docudrama called Navajo Boy and exposes an environmental crisis in the Navajo Nation. When Chicagoan Bill Kennedy, the son of the late producer of “Navajo Boy,” shows the vintage 16mm co...

October 12, 2019

The APA-IL Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEI Committee), in partnership with APA-Wisconsin, is developing a half-day training to be held in Chicago next fall. The workshop will feature a professional DEI trainer who will facilitate a mix of interactive an...

October 3, 2019

The APA-IL Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, with our sponsor DePaul’s Chaddick Institute, will be hosting a live viewing of the Engagement Techniques for Latino Communities webinar on 10/15. This panel is about how planners can learn to tap into this energy to...

September 9, 2019

The APA-IL Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee is pleased to sponsor a live, in-person viewing of “What Is a Diálogo?” This webinar, presented by the Latinos and Planning Division (LAP) of APA, will explain the use of Diálogos, a participatory planning process th...

August 7, 2019

The APA Latinos and Planning (LAP) Division is excited to present a four-part webinar series titled, “Planning for Diversity in the Just City: Latinos and Planning in a Changing America.” The key objective of the series is to highlight ways by which planners within APA...

May 2, 2019

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) now offers a free, self-paced version of their in-person salary negotiation workshop, Work Smart Online. This free online course will give you the tools you need to successfully negotiate and close the pay gap for wom...

April 29, 2019

Please join us for a group visit to the “Undesign the Redline” interactive exhibit, hosted by the APA-IL Diversity Committee. This exhibition displays the role of race in determining where Chicagoans lived in the 1930s – and the long-lasting impacts that continue to th...

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