Citizens’ Planning Academy
Citizen's Planning Academy
How to Become an Effective Advocate on Planning Issues in Your Town
The Citizens’ Planning Academy is a collaborative project of Idaho Smart Growth, the College of Law and the Bioregional Planning Program. This monthly lecture series is designed to help citizens become effective advocates on a wide range of planning topics.
- February 6
So we're the fastest growing state, how does planning fit in?
Panel speakers: Rob Hopper, Patricia Nilsson, Jaap Vos and Kelli Badesheim
- March 6
Is congestion really the problem? Talking transportation.
- April 3
Where do I start? Step by step guide to taking action.
- May 1
The good, the bad and the ugly of public engagement.
- June 5
What's law got to do with it?
- August 7
Let's crunch the numbers. Does smart growth make economic sense?
- September 4
Is your city covered? Comprehensive planning nightmares and heroes.
- October 2
Idaho urban renewal - stories from communities large and small.
- November 6
Priced out - how planning and zoning affects affordable housing.
Presentations take place 6 – 7:30 p.m. Mountain time on the 1st Wednesday of each month.
Idaho Water Center
322 E Front St, Boise, ID 83702
You can now attend remotely! Join our Zoom meeting from any internet-connected device: https://uidaho.zoom.us/j/110700170
Off-street parking is available in two parking structures adjacent to the Idaho Water Center: the Idaho Water Center and Ada County Courthouse garages. The first hour is free and parking is free after 6:15 pm. More information on parking can be found here.