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2024 Speaker Series

As planning, design, and community development professionals, most of us chose our professions because we want to “Do the Right Thing.” But when you're working to solve complicated, multi-faceted challenges like climate change, the housing crisis, and structural inequities, with many stakeholders and limited resources and power, determining what that right thing is can be hard to define. And once defined, it can be even harder to implement. By bringing together diverse perspectives from various disciplines, industries, and backgrounds, this Speaker Series will explore this notion of what it means to "do the right thing," how there isn't one right answer, and how we can use these ideas to connect to a sense of purpose, challenge the norm, and collectively work towards a common goal.

All sessions will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Please check in prior to 9:30 a.m. Join us for networking after each session from 11:30 to Noon

West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento Free parking at 1271 West Capitol Avenue (behind Walgreens)

We hope you can join us in person, but we will have a Live Streaming option for all sessions at the same price as attending in person.

2024 SVS Awards Ceremony Registration Open!

Wednesday, October 23, 2024
5:30pm @ The West Sacramento Community Center

Join us for the 2024 SVS APA Awards Ceremony on October 23rd! We’ll be gathering at the West Sacramento Community Center to celebrate this year’s SVS APA Award winners! Arrive early to enjoy some refreshments with colleagues and friends followed by our awards ceremony to celebrate great planning achievements in Sacramento Valley.

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The Rural Planning Leadership Academy & Network Program (R-PLAN) is a 10-month hybrid training & networking program designed to allow emerging, mid-level and seasoned planners in rural counties and cities the opportunity to connect, learn and develop leadership skills for future years of their career.

Applications are now being accepted until August 16, 2024.

Join us at the "Cultivating Our Future" Conference (September 28 - October 1), hosted by the Inland Empire California Section in the lively city of Riverside! Themed "Cultivating Our Future," the conference recognizes the unique challenges faced by the Inland Empire and the broader California region. Planners are called to collaboratively engage with local communities addressing a diverse range of critical issues.

Upcoming Section Events

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Upcoming YEP Events

YEP Events
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Job Openings

Job Openings

Click on the button above to go to the Section's Job Openings Page. This provides links to openings in this area as well as links to APA National and APA California job listings.

Section Store

Feeling the need to spice up your day? Want to display your love for the Sacramento Valley Section on your coffee cup or water bottle.  Well now you can!

We have teamed up with Cafe Press and designed a selection of unique merchandise proudly emblazoned with the Section's very cool logo. Coffee cups, water bottles, t-shrts, sweatshirts, stickers and more await.

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2024/2025 Section Sponsors

Without the support of our sponsors, many of the programs we offer would not be possible. Click the logos below to find out more about each sponsor.

To our sponsors -- Thank You!