Citizens Planning Institute, Philadelphia’s first educational program designed to engage citizens in the planning process, will be extending its application deadline from October 11th until October 15th. Those who are accepted into the Institute will attend sessions concerning planning, land use, zoning, and development. The three-session course will educate participants, or “Citizen Planners,” about the role good planning and implementation play in helping to create communities of lasting value. To download an application, visit citizensplanninginstitute.org. Applicants are asked to return applications by 5:00pm on Friday, October 15th. Classes will take place on November 4, 11, and 18 at Community College of Philadelphia at 18th and Callowhill Streets.