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The Maryland Sustainable Growth Awards celebrate significant achievement by individuals, businesses, organizations and local governments to realize the 12 planning visions adopted by the Maryland General Assembly. The awards promote exemplary work that represents or inspires collaboration, innovation, conservation, community impact and quality of life. The commission also will celebrate the student winners of the collegiate Sustainable Growth Challenge.

This year’s third annual Sustainable Growth Forum and awards presentation will be held 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, February 24 at the President’s Conference Center in the Miller Senate Building, 11 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD 21401. Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell will deliver the keynote.

Registration and other information regarding this event may be found on the Sustainable Growth Commission web-site: http://planning.maryland.gov/YourPart/773/MSGC_Awards2015.shtml  

The Urban Studies and Planning Program, at the University of Maryland has launched The Video Wall: Planning for a Diverse Community  (www.ter.ps/636). The website was designed to allow the planning community to share their experiences and insights regarding the challenges and opportunities of an increasingly diverse society. The first speaker is Richard Hall (Secretary, Maryland Department of Planning).  Check it out!

New information about the Young Planners Group is available here!

For the latest in webcasts on the Planning You Tube Channel

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