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  • mural in a New Orleans Qualified Opportunity Zone

    May 16, 2019

    Understanding New Orleans Qualified Opportunity Zones - On May 8, 2019 the University of New Orleans MURP 4005/5005 Introduction to Neighborhood Planning course provided a service learning project report on New Orleans Qualified Opportunity Zones for...
  • May 08, 2019

    Just days remain for early-bird registration - Will you be attending our 2019 State Planning Conference in Baton Rouge? You should! Just days remain for the reduced "early-bird" rates, saving you at least $25. The early-bird rate expires after...
  • awards closeup

    April 04, 2019

    Call for Award Nominations - In keeping with the 2019 conference theme "Partners in Planning", this year's awards program will be focused on recognizing persons outside of our profession who support our efforts. We are...
  • ready to run?

    March 07, 2019

    2019 Officer Elections - Interested in serving your fellow planners? Or adding a leadership position to your CV? APA Louisiana Chapter is an entirely volunteer-driven organization and we need a new group of leaders to step-...
  • Ride Pro Website screenshot

    September 19, 2018

    Carpool to Shreveport - Want to carpool with colleagues to Shreveport? Use the Ride Pro Web app to organize or join an existing carpool to the state planning conference. This free service is made available by the...
  • Governor John Bel Edwards signs proclamation

    September 09, 2018

    Community Planning Month Proclaimed - Governor John Bel Edwards has signed a proclamation declaring October 2018 as "Community Planning Month" throughout Louisiana. We are thrilled for our governor to recognize the value of this national...
  • Coping with Loss article in Planning Magazine, 2018-08

    August 27, 2018

    Planning Magazine feature on LA SAFE - The August-September issue of Planning magazine again has a whopping 8-page article featuring Louisiana. In this special issue on climate, the publication includes a discussion on land loss and an...
  • Rosa Parks Transportation Center in Lafayette

    July 12, 2018

    Planning Commissioner Training - The Louisiana Chapter of the American Planning Association, the Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning, and Development District and the Acadiana Planning Commission are co-hosting a Planning...
  • Irma Thomas and Dr. John at NPC10

    April 09, 2018

    Were you there - 2010? - Were you there? The first musical panel in the history of APA conferences occured at the 2010 NPC in New Orleans. It was April11, 2010, a beautiful Sunday, in a windowless room deep in the...
  • NPC 1978 planner's riverboat tour

    April 07, 2018

    NPC 1978 - New Orleans - The first time a riverboat load of planners rode on the Mississippi River was in 1978. The SS President was loaded with 3,000 planners for the welcoming reception of a lifetime. Three bands, great...

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