Good People

Leah Jaramillo

IAP2 USA President Leah Jaramillo shares her experiences at the 2017 IAP2 North American Conference, reflects on the state of P2 Practice, and introduces a new award: The Greater Good Award.

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Building Good Skills

BREAKING NEWS! The Early bird deadline has been extended to December 31, 2017! Why? Because we are offering Member Discounts to AICP's! Choose from more than 10 diverse training opportunities to explore topics ranging from IAP2's Foundations to in Toolz for Tough Conversation.

Do you know a someone who may be interested? Invite them!

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A World of Good

In September of 2017 practicioners came from around the world to unveil 2017 Core Values Award winners. Each year submissions get increasingly competitive, projects increase in diversity and ingenuity, and we are in awe of their accomplishments which truly represent good P2 in a changing world.

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with members in 197 cities and 40 states

Upcoming Events

Are you an AICP, or do you know and AICP? Good News! Not only have all training offerings from IAP2 USA been approved for Certification Maintenance credits, we are also offering the Early Bird Discount to individuals who are AICP's. 

There's more! We have EXTENDED the early bird deadline for EVERYONE! You can still register for Skills Symposium courses at the early bird rate through December 31, 2017!

This year's Symposium will feature a wide range of courses of varying duration and topics exploring skills, tools, and techniques that support effective public participation. This training will be undertaken in a rich learning environment, with activities building a creative and supportive space for participants whether they spend a day or the week at the event!

Remember, the early bird deadline for discounted enrollment ends on December 31st, 2017! 

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It's time to get Certified!

Do you have what it takes to become a Certified Public Participation Professional (CP3)?

Knowing and showing that you provide quality P2 is key in today's marketplace. Certification is your way to do so. If you have taken the IAP2 Foundations course (formerly the Certificate training), have experience delivering good P2, and are ready to have your work assessed by a panel of your professional peers, then it is time to get certified.


IAP2 January Learning Webinar

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PDT)

Digital engagement tools and techniques continue to evolve and intrigue, and the 2017 IAP2 North American Conference in Denver included a panel workshop, featuring some of the top leaders in the industry. What are the trends? How can you use them for greatest effect? Join Matthew Crozier of Bang The Table and other members of the panel, and bring your questions and observations!

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Please also note: The two-stage process for signing up for webinars. The registration confirmation email you will receive contains a link to another web page. Please follow that link and fill in the form to receive your login information.


Congratulations! 2017 IAP2 USA Core Values Award Winner, the Mental Health Center of Denver - The Dahlia Project, faced up to competition from around the world and has just won the IAP2-Federation 2017 Core Values Award for Project of the Year!

See the IAP2 2017 Core Values Showcase:

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Check the Calendar to develop your skills as a P2 professional! 

Professional Certification
Become an IAP2 Certified Public Participation Practitioner! you have what it takes?

Core Values Awards
Celebrate Excellence in Public Participation — participate in the annual Core Values Awards program! 

Mentorship Program
Connects those new to the profession with experienced P2 practitioners.
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Student Services
Growing the next generation of P2 practitioners through the mentorship and student scholarship programs.

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