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To: RI APA MembershipFrom: Executive Board
The Rhode Island Chapter of the APA is putting out a call for members to serve on a legislative committee to work with our Legislative Liaison, Ashley...
2017 SNEAPA Conference - OCTOBER 26 & 27, 2017 
RI Convention Center- Providence
Call for Session Proposals
You can be a part of the 2017 Southern New England American Planning Association...
As we have done in the last several years, APA Rhode Island is offering a $50 rebate to emerging professionals (i.e., planners, recently entering the field of planning) for attending the full...
We’re closing in on SNEAPA and we’re looking for volunteers to help with a couple items at the conference:
Folder stuffing at the DCU on Wednesday from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. In addition to being a huge...
We encourage you to participate in the 2016 Southern New England American Planning Association (SNEAPA) conference at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts October 20-21 by organizing a...
The Rhode Island Chapter of the American Planning Association(APA RI) recognized ten individuals and projects for their outstanding contributions to planning at its annual awards celebration on...
In 2016 new public artwork by Suikang Zhao will transform Pawtucket’s George Street Overpass into an iconic gateway that reflects the city’s artistic and economic vibrancy. The art is the product of...
The Town of South Kingstown received funding from the state's Healthy Places by Design program in 2011 to assist in the promotion of activity and nutrition in the community. A result of this project...
The City of Pawtucket, with environmental consulting performed by Fuss and O’Neill, has redeveloped an important public access point to the Seekonk River (alternatively, the Pawtucket River) for...
The Matunuck Village Plan and the West Kingston Village Plan are part of a larger vision for the Town of South Kingstown and examples of focused planning efforts conducted by the town between 2010...
Mount Hope Coalition to Increase Food Security Receives Funding from the American Planning Association to Combat Chronic Disease

The Mount Hope Coalition to Increase Food Security has received a...
NOTICE – PLEASE READ AND VOTE ON THE APA-RI CHAPTER STRATEGIC PLAN
The American Planning Association, Rhode Island Chapter is required to adopt a strategic development plan once every five years...
To the Members of the American Planning Association, Rhode Island Chapter
Thank you to everyone who voted in this year’s Chapter election for our four Executive Officers.  The results are in, and...
Save the date for the APA Rhode Island 2015 holiday party and awards ceremony - Thursday, December 10.
Look for more details in the coming weeks.
Looking for an opportunity to be involved in APA Rhode Island chapter activities? Join the Executive Board or participate in one of chapter's committees.

Executive Board
There are eight...
On Thursday, May 21st, the House Committee on Finance held a hearing on several bills whose passage could affect planning in the state – H-5713, H-6040, H-6041, H-6042 and H-6043. 

APA RI...
SNEAPA 2015 is pleased to release the Call for Session Proposals.  Details on the types of sessions we encourage and how to submit a proposal are found on our website. We always enjoy sessions that...
In celebration of Earth Day - April 22, 2015 - the Department of Environmental Management is partnering with the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation and the JR Vinagro Corporation to offer...
Students from Roger Williams University have proposed radical changes for redevelopment in Rhode Island through their Conant/Coats & Clark Mill Preservation Plan.
Teams of students from...
By Megan Diprete

The Arctic Village Redevelopment Plan encourages residents, businesses and visitors to envision a lively, sustainable and relevant neighborhood. The plan received APA RI’s 2014...
Help showcase and celebrate those shaping a stronger Rhode Island!
Grow Smart Rhode Island is accepting nominations for the 2015 Rhode Island Smart Growth Awards in the following categories:...
The City of Warwick’s new comprehensive plan, 21st Century Warwick: City of Livable Neighborhoods, captures the spirit of the city and charts a course to achieve their “Vision for 2033” of a...
APA Rhode Island recognizes the work done by the Town of North Kingstown, in coordination with the Rhode Island Statewide Planning Program and the University of RI Coastal Resources Center/RI Sea...