Planning 101 -Planning & Development at the Local Level

LEARNING AREA: Community Organizing and Planning
Sep. 2024
MKI Training


Elijah Romulus



3 hours




Spanish translation is available- Interpretación en español disponible

This innovative training series is a three-part hybrid training (101 & 102 are virtual, and 103 is in-person.) 101 will cover an introduction to the planning field at a municipal/local level. The interactive course will allow participants to gain perspectives from across the planning field. This training is ideal for people who are not currently practicing planners (staff members of CDCs, nonprofits, and those whose professions intersect with planning, such as community organizers and engagement professionals).


Esta innovadora serie de capacitación es una capacitación híbrida de tres partes (101 y 102 son virtuales y 103 es presencial). 101 cubrirá una introducción al campo de la planificación a nivel municipal/local. El curso interactivo permitirá a los participantes obtener perspectivas de todo el campo de la planificación. Esta capacitación es ideal para personas que actualmente no ejercen como planificadores (miembros del personal de las CDC, organizaciones sin fines de lucro y aquellos cuyas profesiones se cruzan con la planificación, como organizadores comunitarios y profesionales de participación).


Elijah Romulus is a Senior Environmental Planner at the Old Colony Planning Council, where he addresses climate vulnerability, green spaces, and affordable housing across Massachusetts' South Shore. He is also the co-founder of the Planners of Color network, working to increase diversity and inclusion in urban planning.

Registration deadline

Registration fee

Regular $75, MACDC Member $55, Student/AmeriCorps/Intern $30