Join CNU Florida - CNU's 1st Chapter!
you can join the Florida Chapter,
as well as CNU National, online!
Local contacts and interaction
Meet your peers, discuss the issues and help to raise awareness of
the principles of the New Urbanism among a broader range of people
including public officials, members of the media, design and real
estate practitioners, and citizens.
Attend your regional chapter meetings. Put the faces together
with the names that you see on listserves, periodicals, books
and other publications. If you would like to network further
and help plan programs, volunteer
with your regional group within the Florida Chapter.
Access to over 2,000 members
The CNU is gaining strength nationally and internationally. Gain access
to CNU’s membership and speaker’s list.
Learn about the latest developments, issues and trends
When you join, you will receive a subscription to New Urban News,
a bimonthly newsletter covering traditional town planning and New
Urbanist development (a $79 value). New Urban News is an independent
publication that features an update of CNU news and activities in
each issue. Chapter members will be made aware of publications featuring
New Urbanist developments and trends in Florida.
Identify best policy and practice
Participate in annual Congresses and Salons. The meetings provide
CNU's diverse members the opportunity to converse and to teach one
another how to develop better cities and towns. A record number
of 1,400 members attended CNU XII in Chicago in June 2004.
Participate in Florida Chapter member-only Listservs
The Florida Chapter will initiate a Florida Chapter member-only Listserv
and an e-newsletter to facilitate information exchange and peer-to-peer
exchange about policies, resources, and best practices in Florida.
Press releases, news, event schedules and resource material will
be posted on the Chapter website.
Attend special regional events where Chapter members have the opportunity
to attend hot topic luncheons, preview New Urban developments, hear
briefings from key officials, and participate in hosted tours to
new urbanist communities.
Personal access to CNU’s information
Member discounts are available on a growing list of books and publications
about The New Urbanism, including A Guidebook to New Urbanism
in Florida, which profiles New Urban development in our state. CNU
members also receive discounts to titles found on Builders Bookstore.
Members also have access to “Introduction to New Urbanism” a
Powerpoint presentation. Visit the CNU Store at www.CNU.org.
Share your Expertise
The real strength of CNU is its diverse, expert membership. CNU relies
on members as reviewers, authors, speakers, advisers, leaders.
CNU has approximately 2,000 members in the United States. Awareness
of CNU is growing on local, regional, national and international
levels as more new urban projects are developed, more chapters are
formed, and members become more visible. CNU is expanding its global
presence by developing networks of members to support research and
education programs and to collaborate on planning and development
New Urbanism has strong roots in Florida. So strong
that CNU Florida is CNU’s first full chapter.
The CNU Florida Chapter’s founding membership
drive started in 2003. The membership campaign continues.
To become a member of CNU Florida and to take advantage
of all the benefits listed above, you must be a member
of the CNU. Be sure to indicate that you are
paying your $30 CNU Florida membership dues when you
join or renew. CNU Membership contact:
Nora June Beck