2020 Announcements

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Applications are now being accepted for two positions with the Office of Planning and Research.

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The webinar will give three perspectives on how local jurisdictions update their EJ Element of their General Plan.

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OPR’s Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program (ICARP) is hosting a series of regional workshops in September to gain feedback on the online version of the newly released 2020 Update to the Adaptation Planning Guide 2.0 (APG). The feedback will guide the integration of the APG into an interactive online environment hosted on the Adaptation Clearinghouse.

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Join us for a lively discussion with Jared Blumenfeld, California’s Secretary for Environmental Protection and John Bell, Directorate General Research & Innovation at the European Commission, joined by a panel of experts.

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Office of Planning and Research and the California Strategic Growth Council present: Pathways to State Service: Volunteer Positions, Internships, and Fellowships during a Pandemic.

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Please join us for the kick-off of OPR’s "CEQA 202" Series, which is focused on California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) practitioners and members of the public who have a basic understanding of the CEQA, but who would like to know more or would like a short refresher on key concepts.

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Applications are now being accepted for the following positions: Transportation Advisor; Staff Analyst, Military Affairs; Associate Analyst, Military Affairs.

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Taking full effect this summer, SB 743 will ensure that new development projects are built in a way that allows Californians to drive less. Join us for a conversation on how this change will make California more connected and healthier for all.

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The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research has updated the General Plan Guidelines to include revised guidance on environmental justice (EJ) in response to Senate Bill 1000 (Leyva, 2016).

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Applications are now being accepted for a program manager (ICARP) with the Office of Planning and Research.

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OPR will be holding weekly office hours every Wednesday from 10am to 12 noon between now and the end of June, each focusing on a different topic.

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Deadlines for filing, noticing, and posting of CEQA documents with county clerk offices have been suspended for 60 days. Additionally, the Executive Order suspends for 60 days certain tribal consultation timeframes required by AB 52 (Chapter 532, Statutes 2014) governing when a tribe must request consultation and when lead agencies must begin the consultation process for an EIR, negative declaration, or mitigated negative declaration.

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While OPR's upcoming webinars are full, a live stream option has been added for the April 16th, and April 20th webinars.

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More information on accessing the SB 743 webinar, Implementing SB 743: What You Need to Knows.

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A third date has been added for OPR's upcoming webinars on SB 743 implementation. Registration is still limited to 500 attendees per the Zoom license. This webinar will contain the same content as the other dates.

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At this time, there has been no change to the deadlines, noticing, or filing requirements contained within CEQA. The State Clearinghouse is still operating every week day from 9 am to 4 pm.

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The Cradle-to-Career Data System will safely and securely link together educational, workforce, financial aid, and social service information to address disparities in opportunities and improve outcomes for all students.