Future Leaders in Planning

Future Leaders in Planning

FLIP 2020 Summer applications are now available. Please complete the application below!

Future Leaders in Planning (FLIP) is the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's (CMAP) leadership development program for high school students in Northeastern Illinois. FLIP is a FREE program where teens learn about the issues that shape our region and think of solutions with other students from Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. Participants meet and interact with selected regional leaders who make key planning decisions in our communities.

Read a recap of the 2019 FLIP program activities, trips and experiences. Learn more in the behind-the-scenes video below. Share the FLIP program and application with your community, school, or organization through a Partner Toolkit.

Program Overview

Saturday, June 27, 2020
Parent Orientation

Monday, July 13, 2020
Session 1: Introduction to Planning and CMAP

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Session 2: Site-level Planning

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Session 3: Neighborhood/Municipal Planning

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Session 4: Regional Planning

Friday, July 17, 2020
Session 5: Collaboration and Design

Saturday, July 18, 2020
Session 6: Final Presentation

Applications

Applications are due Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

To apply, students must:

  • Be in high school during the 2020-21 school year
  • Reside in one of the seven counties in the northeastern Illinois region.
  • Possess a desire and interest to learn more about the region and our communities.

 

Online Submissions

Please find the online application here

In addition, for students completing the online application please download and complete the application reference form which can be found here. Once you complete the reference form, please be sure to email it to flip@cmap.illinois.gov

Connect with FLIP

To meet other youth in the region and learn more about past FLIP activities, visit the FLIP Facebook page.

For general inquiries, email FLIP@cmap.illinois.gov

For more information, please contact Michelle Agunloye (@magunloye@cmap.illinois.gov or 312-386-8764) or Courtney Barnes (cbarnes@cmap.illinois.gov or 312-386-8628).

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Future Leaders in Planning

FLIP 2020 Summer applications are now available. Please complete the application below!

Future Leaders in Planning (FLIP) is the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's (CMAP) leadership development program for high school students in Northeastern Illinois. FLIP is a FREE program where teens learn about the issues that shape our region and think of solutions with other students from Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. Participants meet and interact with selected regional leaders who make key planning decisions in our communities.

Read a recap of the 2019 FLIP program activities, trips and experiences. Learn more in the behind-the-scenes video below. Share the FLIP program and application with your community, school, or organization through a Partner Toolkit.

Program Overview

Saturday, June 27, 2020
Parent Orientation

Monday, July 13, 2020
Session 1: Introduction to Planning and CMAP

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Session 2: Site-level Planning

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Session 3: Neighborhood/Municipal Planning

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Session 4: Regional Planning

Friday, July 17, 2020
Session 5: Collaboration and Design

Saturday, July 18, 2020
Session 6: Final Presentation

Applications

Applications are due Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

To apply, students must:

  • Be in high school during the 2020-21 school year
  • Reside in one of the seven counties in the northeastern Illinois region.
  • Possess a desire and interest to learn more about the region and our communities.

 

Online Submissions

Please find the online application here

In addition, for students completing the online application please download and complete the application reference form which can be found here. Once you complete the reference form, please be sure to email it to flip@cmap.illinois.gov

Connect with FLIP

To meet other youth in the region and learn more about past FLIP activities, visit the FLIP Facebook page.

For general inquiries, email FLIP@cmap.illinois.gov

For more information, please contact Michelle Agunloye (@magunloye@cmap.illinois.gov or 312-386-8764) or Courtney Barnes (cbarnes@cmap.illinois.gov or 312-386-8628).

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FLIP 2020 Application

FLIP 2020 Summer Leadership Development Program Poster

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