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  • 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...
  • Chapter Reception Invitation

    March 20, 2018

    Chapter Reception at NPC18 - Members and their guest are invited to attend our Sunday evening reception (April 22nd) along the New Orleans Riverfront at Woldenberg Park and including access to the tall ship Oliver...
  • Strategic Plan cover image (draft)

    February 27, 2018

    Draft Strategic Plan - The Louisiana Chapter executive committee has been working to update the Strategic Plan for our chapter. This process is required every five years. A draft of the document has been posted where you...
  • New Officers 2018

    February 19, 2018

    Welcome New Officers - Responding to trends and opportunities and to member feedback, the slate of Executive Officers has been expanded to include a Vice President and an Outreach and Advocacy Officer. This is based on...
  • Map of Hurricane Harvey flood extent

    September 06, 2017

    Harvey Flood Data - We are keenly aware from TV news, social media and conversations with friends and family that Hurricane Harvey brought "old testament" style flooding to Texas and southwest Louisina. Lynn Dupont, who...
  • NPC18 Call for Sessions

    August 23, 2017

    Call for Session Proposals - NPC18 - Members and Friends of APA Louisiana, New Orleans is again hosting APA's National Planning Conference April 21-24, 2018 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.  As hosts we can both enrich...

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