Land Use and Urban Design Citizen Training April 24th

Foundation for Louisiana is proud to host its first training on the Citizens’s Guide to Land Use and Urban Design on April 24th from 6 o’clock PM to 8:15 PM at the American Red Cross Southeast LA Chapter Building, 2640 Canal St.  This training will help residents become experts in land use planning and urban design issues, further understand the participation process, and equip them to be leaders in their community.
The following topics will be covered:
1)      How to read a Land Use map, understand the basics of each Land Use category, the difference between density and intensity, and how changes in Land Use can impact a community
2)      How Urban Design elements relate to neighborhood character and help neighborhoods work, and what to look for when reading design documents such as renderings.
3)      Residents role in the planning process and how to participate effectively.
4)      How to develop a proactive Urban Design and Land Use strategy for a  community, including setting an agenda and effectively distributing information.
Copies of the guides will be available at the event.  However, due to limited quantities, if you have already received a copy please carry it with you.  Please RSVP to or call 225-772-1510 or 504-309-0468 by Saturday, April 21st if you are attending.
The guide is also available for free download at
The trainings are free and open to all.  Refreshments will be provided.  An additional training will be held in early June for those unable to attend on this date.

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