The mission of the POCIG is to advance the interests and concerns of people and communities of color within the planning academia and the profession.
We believe that ACSP values, policies and practices can help shape the culture of the planning academy across disparate schools, departments and programs. Therefore, drawing from the Climate Study and reconnaissance of other associations, POCIG proposes the following: read more
Informal organizational meetings were held at the annual conferences for the ACSP in 2006 and 2007. The ACSP Governing Board approved the POCIG as an interest group in April 2007. By-laws were adopted by email balloting in December 2007. The group held their first official business meeting in Chicago at the 2008 ACSP-AESOP Joint Congress and officers were elected a month prior to this meeting.