The HPC meets on the 4th Tuesday of every “odd” month (January, March, May, etc.) at 7:00 pm ET to listen to an expert in the humanitarian and development field. Please join us by emailing our Chair for the contact information or watch our past presentation through the links below.

Upcoming Webinars

Past Webinars


Design Beyond Borders: Community Engagement in rural Tanzania and the Global South

By Michael Zaretsky, AIA. Architecture Department Head and Associate Professor, University of Oregon.

Village Life Outreach Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Cincinnati, Ohio whose mission is to unite communities to promote Life, Health and Education. We work in partnership with three remote villages in the Rorya district of Tanzania, East Africa to design and implement projects to fight poverty and improve lives while bringing important lessons of love, humanity, and community to our own friends and neighbors.

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MAY 25

Community Leaders: Crucial players in the sustainable development of the excluded city

By Belén Gonzalez, US Department of State Humphrey Fellow and Former CEO of TECHO-Uruguay

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March 2021

Tuungane: Community-Driven Reconstruction in DR Congo

By Michael Kolber, AICP

Senior Planner for the City of Trenton, NJ; Chair of the APA International Division

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January 2021

Adapt Humanitarian Shelters to Cultural Living Patterns

By Dr. James Miller, RA

Assistant Professor at Western Washington University

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November 2020

The Humanitarian Field Today: Opportunities and Challenges for Planners

By Emily Clifton

Director of Humanitarian Program Portfolio, Save the Children

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