Listen in as planners discuss the response of the profession to the coronavirus pandemic in California.
On April 1 2020, APA California - Northern CA Section and Planners4Health hosted the virtual forum above "to provide a space for planners across the state to share short- and long-term response and resilience strategies, pose questions, and request support."
The virtual forum includes the following speakers:
- Josh Abrams, Baird + Driskell Community Planning
- Beth Altshuler Muñoz, MPH, MCP, Consultant
- Diana Benitez, Rami+Associates
- Julia Lave Johnston, President, APA California
- Miguel A. Vazquez, AICP, RUHS-Public Health
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