Category Archives: UrbanPlan

UrbanPlan Volunteer Training

October 16th, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Become an UrbanPlan volunteer! Sign up to attend the volunteer training session this Oct. 16th. To register email Marisita Jarvis at marisita.jarvis@uli.org Learn more about UrbanPlan and what is means to be an UrbanPlan volunteer here.  

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ULIsf Welcomes New Manager: Renée van Staveren

Renée van Staveren

ULI San Francisco is excited to welcome our newest manager, Renée van Staveren. A Northern California native, prior to attending college she was an AmeriCorps public health volunteer in San Mateo, followed by work in the e-waste recycling sector in Los Angeles. Renée attended Prescott College where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainable Community Development, followed by a Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning from Cal Poly Pomona. While studying, Renée worked with AMMA Transit Planning in the specialized transportation sector, spurring her interest in transportation infrastructure, multimodal transit … Read More

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Upcoming UrbanPlan Training Sessions

Become an UrbanPlan volunteer! If you are a ULI member with development project experience, the patience to question rather than advise or coach, the time and willingness to learn the details of the UrbanPlan “case,”  and are familiar with city council and/or planning commission meetings, you may be right to become an UrbanPlan volunteer. Please contact Marisita Jarvis if you have any questions or if you wish to sign up for one of the training sessions at Marisita.Jarvis@uli.org, or 510-846-1453. To become a volunteer, only one training session is necessary. … Read More

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Attention UrbanPlan Volunteers: Webinar on Revised Curriculum

ULI is offering a 60 minute webinar to trained UrbanPlan volunteers introducing modifications to the UP curriculum. The webinar is offered on August 7 and again on August 16. Each session will provide a brief, interactive explanation of changes that classroom volunteers will need to understand to be effective Facilitators and City Council Members. Space is limited. (Note that this is not a training session for new volunteers.) Reserve your webinar seat now for August 7, 8:45 a.m. (PT): https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/540313074 Reserve your webinar seat now for August 16 , 8:45 … Read More

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Thank You to Our 2012-2013 UrbanPlan Volunteers!

The UrbanPlan program is an integral part of ULI, and simply could not be done without our generous volunteers. These individuals have donated their time to help ULI and students throughout the Bay Area by volunteering for UrbanPlan. On behalf of ULI, we would like express our thanks to the 2012-2013 UrbanPlan volunteers: Dave Alden | Arakel Arisian | Neal Aronson | Carolina Baasch | Stephen Baird | Paula Blasier | Stuart Block | Curt Blomstrand | Michael Bordoni | Cathy Brown | Greta Brownlow | Anna Chambers | Sean Charpentier … Read More

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UrbanPlan Training 2013

We are pleased to announce an UrbanPlan volunteer training on Friday, February 1, 2013! If you are interested in getting more involved with the UrbanPlan program, please contact Marisita Jarvis or visit our website for more information on the UrbanPlan program. If you are new to UrbanPlan, it is a problem-based learning curriculum developed for high school students in economics and government classes (and university students in a variety of fields). During the UrbanPlan project, students develop a proforma and a model of their plan for an urban infill, mixed-use … Read More

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UrbanPlan Underway for Spring 2012 Semester

The development team gathered to review the redevelopment proposal and the relative strengths of their plan in meeting the city’s requirements, the neighborhood group’s interests, site plan design considerations, the marketing potential, and finally, the financial viability.  That’s right, UrbanPlan is underway again for area high school and college students. Last week, UrbanPlan volunteers Joe Martinez, John Medford, Peter McLennon, Tom Terrill, Art May and I joined Marista Jarvis, ULIsf’s UrbanPlan Director, and the students of Allison Goldberg’s AP Government (with Economics) class at Alameda High School.  The gathered volunteers … Read More

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UrbanPlan Training

We are pleased to announce an UrbanPlan volunteer training on Friday, March 2, 2012.  If you are interested in getting more involved with the UrbanPlan program, please contact Marisita Jarvis or visit our website for more information on the UrbanPlan program.  We look forward to hearing back from you!

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Sign Up for UrbanPlan Training

We are pleased to announce an UrbanPlan volunteer training on Friday, February 10, 2012, in downtown San Francisco.  This is the first opportunity of the new year to get involved with this groundbreaking program.  If you are interested in volunteering with the UrbanPlan program, please contact Marisita Jarvis or visit our website for more information on the UrbanPlan program.  We look forward to hearing back from you!

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