COVID 19 Resources for Planners: APA National
Nupur Gunjan (Public Sector Analyst, Cisco Systems) talks with the APA about what planners need to know about cyber security and online public engagement.
The pandemic has presented new challenges for community engagement. The widespread shift to engagement via digital platforms has allowed engagement efforts to continue despite stay at home orders. However, equity issues arise given the limited capacity of some community members to participate in virtual engagement. This article provides perspective on ways planners and local leaders are maintaining inclusivity in remote engagement efforts.
COVID-19 poses new challenges for recent graduates in finding employment. This article provides recommendations applying generally to job searching and highlights new factors and opportunities stemming from the pandemic situation.
Emily Mack (Director, Dept. of Metropolitan Development, City of Indianapolis) chats with the APA about how her team developed a standard operating procedure for the online meetings held by her department and other governmental functions.
This article provides a centralized list of pandemic related information from government entities and allied professional organizations.