July 2015

Daniel J. Curtin Fellowship

Daniel J. Curtin, Jr.

The Planning and Law Division (“PLD”) of the APA serves those who seek to understand the diverse legal issues that affect the planning profession. The purpose of the PLD’s Daniel J. Curtin, Jr. Fellowship Program (“Fellowship Program”) is to foster increased interest in the study of land use planning and its interrelationship with the law at the advanced undergraduate, graduate, and law school levels. San Francisco native Daniel J.


LSU Health Baton Rouge

After due consideration of the Request for Proposals describing the second round of grant funding for the APA Plan4Health Initiative, a letter of intent was submitted on behalf of the APA LA requesting grant funding in the amount of $150,000 for capacity building with allied health organizations in the state under the category inactivity. For details on the RFP, please go to www.planning.org/nationalcenters/health .

Planning Commissioner Training


The Louisiana Chapter of the American Planning Association and St. Bernard Parish Planning Commission are co-hosting a Planning Commissioner Workshop on Saturday, August 1, 2015, in Chalmette, LA.  This workshop is to help new planning commissioners and board of adjustment members meet the requirements of Act 859 (RS 33:103.1).