Our mission is to promote the practice of community and regional planning in Louisiana by enhancing the effectiveness of planners in impacting public policy. This mission will be carried out through:
Community Service - Provide informed and objective planning advice on issues that confront state and local government and build public and political support for responsible planning in Louisiana.
Member Services - Provide services to members to facilitate communications, networking and professional/citizen interchange.
Professionalism & Excellence - Promote excellence, professionalism and adherence to high ethical standards in the profession by offering programs and opportunities to build professional skills.
Submitted by apala-admin on Tue, 06/02/2015 - 21:23
In mid April APA members from across the country (and world?) gathered for our organization's National Planning Conference in Seattle. A number of our students from UNO were fortunate to attend and have provided the following observations:
Submitted by apala-admin on Tue, 04/07/2015 - 08:37
The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has recently launched a new “Flood Risk and Resilience Viewer” which displays information on coastal land change, flood risk, and impacts to communities. This innovative online-tool provides residents with access to the state’s best information about how Louisiana’s coast may change in the future, as well as resources to make communities and properties safer.