To explore, examine, evaluate, discuss, and promote the principles of the New Urbanism as stated in the Charter of the New Urbanism written by the Congress for the New Urbanism; To raise awareness among students, faculty, administration and the community at large concerning the issues relating to our built environment and how the New Urbanism addresses these issues; To provide educational forums where the concepts and ideas of the New Urbanism may be presented; To support local community initiatives which advance the New Urbanism and its guiding principles as a design paradigm; And, to participate in or conduct events which are beneficial to our organization.