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Raleigh Planning Academy

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The Building Blocks of City Planning Why Apply? Who Should Apply? How to Apply

The Building Blocks of City Planning

Are you passionate about urban development, community planning, or sustainable growth? The Planning Academy is your gateway to making a real impact in the world. Participants will gain the skills, knowledge, and network needed to shape the future of our cities and communities. 

Why Apply?

  • Expert Training: Learn from industry professionals and experienced urban planners. 
  • Hands-On Experience: Engage in real-world projects and case studies. 
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with peers, mentors, and industry leaders. 
  • Career Advancement: Boost your resume and show your desire to learn.

Who Should Apply?

  • Raleigh residents interested in the community planning process.
  • Community advocates and policy makers.
  • Students in related fields such as urban planning, geography, architecture, and environmental science.

How to Apply

  1. Fill Out the Form

Application Deadline: July 21, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of something transformative. Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling and impactful career in urban planning. 

Locations for each Academy will be shared by email when participant attendance is confirmed. 


Two-day course
Friday, August 9 from 6-8 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 


Five-week course
Wednesdays: October 9, 16, 23, 30 and November 6 from 6-8 p.m. 



Tania Enders
Communications Supervisor
Planning and Development  


Lead Department:
Planning and Development
Service Categories:
Community EngagementPlanning

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