- Professional Development›
- Emerging Planners›
- APA Membership›
APA Orange Section will host a 2021 legislative update on the priorities that will guide all policy and advocacy action for the association throughout the year. The overarching objective is to advance federal policies and programs that create just, healthy and prosperous communities that expand opportunity for all.
APA’s legislative priorities are developed by the member-led Legislative and Policy Committee and approved by the Board of Directors. The priorities are informed by APA’s policy guides, which provide the foundation for APA’s advocacy outreach and represent the association’s position on issues integral to creating great communities for all.
Members can help advance APA’s legislative agenda by becoming part of the Planners’ Advocacy Network. Through the network, members receive exclusive training webinars, legislative updates, and action alerts to send to Congressional representatives. During the 115th Congress, planner engagement was key in securing several notable advocacy wins.
Planners attending this program will learn:
● New land use legislation that passed in 2020
● New regulations that address the state and nation’s housing crisis
● Advance policies that support inclusive growth and development
● Invest in infrastructure
● Promote healthy and safe communities
● Learn about new CEQA updates