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FFL to Host 2nd Community Training on the Citizen's Guide to Land Use and Urban Design
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FFL to Host 2nd Community Training on the Citizen's Guide to Land Use and Urban Design

This training will help residents gain knowledge in land use planning and urban design concepts, learn how to participate effectively in the planning process, and equip them to be leaders in their communities.

6/23/2012
When: Saturday, June 23
From 10:00 AM until 5:30 PM
Where: Norman Mayer Branch Library
3001 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans 70124
Contact: Bradley O'Neil
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This training will help residents gain knowledge in land use planning and urban design concepts, learn how to participate effectively in the planning process, and equip them to be leaders in their communities. The following topics will be covered:

1. How to read a land use map, understand the basics of land use categories, the difference between density and intensity, and how changes in land use can impact a community

2. How urban design elements contribute to neighborhood character and functionality, 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 proactive urban design and land use strategies for a community, including setting an agenda and effectively distributing information Copies of the Guides will be available at the event. Due to limited quantities, if you have already received a copy, please bring it with you.

Please RSVP to citizensguides@foundationforlouisiana.org or call 225-772-1510 or 504-309-0468 by Thursday, June 21st if you plan on attending.

The guides are also available for free download on our website at www.foundationforlouisiana.org The trainings are free and open to all, so please pass this on to your neighbors and community members. Refreshments will be provided. For those who are interested but unable to attend, look out for future trainings, dates TBA. We look forward to seeing you there!

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