Samuel J. Cullers, First Professionally Trained African American Urban Planner.

Planning and the Black Community Division - Events

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Division News & Opportunities

Our most recent newsletter highlights PBCD's 40th Anniversary Conference which took place November 6th-8th, 2020.  The theme, “Renewing our Commitment to Good Trouble, Necessary Trouble” honors former U.S. Representative John Lewis and his commitment to community and social justice.  

Activities will include:

·      Opening Panel - PBCD Voices: Founding Members and Early Leaders (Friday evening)

·      A series of presentations, panel discussions and storytelling sessions (Saturday)

·      A virtual Sunday Brunch with breakout rooms and targeted discussion (Sunday afternoon).

Check out the Fall 2020 Newsletter here!

Job Announcements

The City of Emeryville has an Assistant Planner position closing January 15, 2021.

The Brendle Group has several open positions closing on January 18, 2021.

The City of Clearwater, FL is hiring for a Long-Range Planner.

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is currently hiring for a Master Planner Supervisor and a Planning Supervisor.

Pashek + MTR are hiring for an entry-level planner.

The City of Indianapolis is hiring for an Associate Planner and an Administrator of Long-Range Transportation Planning.

If you would like to advertise your job announcement on the PBCD social media and website, please email the Social Media Administrator at

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