Reaching New Communitities: Engaging Residents Unfamiliar (or Suspicious!) with the Planning Process at SNEAPA 2016

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Date(s) - 10/21/2016
2:20 pm - 3:35 pm

DCU Center


Successful planning processes rely on broad community input, but it can be difficult to engage some members of the community. This session discusses a variety of techniques for reaching communities that are new to the planning process and identifies tools that can make it easier for all residents to participate.


  • Emily Keys Innes, AICP, LEED AP ND, Senior Urban Planner, Harriman
  • Rob May, CEcD, Director of Planning and Economic Development, City of Brockton
  • Elias Rodriquez, Treasurer, Lawrence Redevelopment Authority
  • Alison LeFlore, AICP

SNEAPA – the Southern New England American Planning Association – is an annual 2-day planning conference, hosted by the Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts chapters of APA. We draw over 600 planners, landscape architects, architects, engineers, academics, students and others.

Register for SNEAPA, October 20-21, 2016