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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 Greensboro’s Planning Department is looking for a manager of the Economic Development Division, closing February 22, 2021.

The Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association (CCAPA) seeks to award a scholarship-internship to assist the CCAPA and its Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion ad hoc Committee. Applications are due March 3, 2021.

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