Urban Planning

Here is where you can keep up to date with my career in Urban Planning. Some of these posts will be work related, some will be thought pieces and reactions to news in the industry. All posts are my own and are not representative of my employer.

  • A Pandemic In Review
    Hello!  This past week I was speaking with a co-worker, and cracked a joke about spending 75% of our time documenting how we spend the remaining 25%. This practice has many names, and takes many forms. Maybe to you it’s mindfulness, a way of staying in touch with yourself as you navigate the many twists […]
  • APA-IL Member Spotlight
    I was featured as the APA-ILMember Spotlight for March 2020! You can read my interview here.
  • Access to education in Knowsley.
    I was interviewed by the Liverpool Echo about the lack of Higher Education provision in my home town of Knowsley. You can read the article here.
  • State of the Village – a Clear Vision for 2020
    On Wednesday, March 4, the Village of Woodridge held our 2020 State of the Village presentation. This was my first SOTV as project lead!
  • Census STEM Family Fun Day
    One of the most recent projects I have been working on is leading 2020 Census outreach efforts in my community. Getting an accurate count of all of our residents is crucial to our funding for the next ten years (the Chicago Urban League estimates that each member of the population counted is worth approx $18,000 […]
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