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Planners4Health California in Full Motion - In collaboration with APA California, members of the CPR Healthy Communities work group prepared and submitted a successful Planners4Health grant application to the American Planning Association. Planners4Health is intended to build capacity within the eight APA California' Sections in collaboration with the American Public Health Association. Among other activities, a statewide convening focused on efforts in southern California is being planned for late summer/early fall. More details to come. To read the press release, please follow this link.
While building near existing transit, infrastructure and conveniences can help address social, economic and environmental challenges, developing within established communities can be difficult. CPR’s “Infill Project” examines obstacles to infill development and how they can be overcome. Visit CPR’s Infill Project page.
Reinventing the General Plan
California communities are facing crises on many fronts, including climate change, financially strapped governments, congestion, unaffordable housing, and job loss. The General Plan is the single best tool to help communities tackle these issues in the comprehensive, “big picture” way that generates sustainable positive change. Too often, however, the General Plan is enormously costly, complex and ineffective. Read more...