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  1. Pre-Apprenticeship Truck Driving Program with Diesel Driving Academy

    The Department of Community Development, Bureau of Workforce Development, and WIOA Youth Program are seeking Youth ages 21-24 years of age for a Pre-apprenticeship Truck Driving Program. Additional Info...
  2. Shreveport Mayor’s Women’s Commission Seeks Nominations for 2019 HERA Awards

    Shreveport-Bossier City, LA—The Shreveport Mayor’s Women’s Commission is seeking nominations for the 2019 HERA Award. The 2019 National Women’s History Month theme is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence.” This year we honor women... Additional Info...
  3. Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins was invited to Smart City Summit hosted by U.S. Conference of Mayors

    Mayor Perkins was selected, along with a handful of other Mayors from around the country, to participate in Civic I/O. Civic I/O is the Mayors Summit at SXSW (South by Southwest), the world-famous event held every year in Austin, TX. The summit is... Additional Info...
  1. City of Shreveport and Step Forward Announce
    Smart City Workforce Analysis Workshop

    February 27th, Shreveport LA — The City of Shreveport’s Information and Technology Department and Step Forward are excited to announce SMART CITY WORKFORCE ANALYSIS workshop. This highly engaging workshop will host representatives from... Additional Info...
  2. Mayor Announces Healhtcare Corridor

    Mayor Adrian Perkins is proud to announce the formation of the Shreveport Healthcare and Development Corridor (SHDC). Ochsner LSU Health System will serve on the SHDC board, which will run through the heart of Ochsner LSU on Kings Highway. Additional Info...
  3. Mayor Adrian Perkins congratulates BRF

    Mayor Adrian Perkins congratulates BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) on its expansion of economic development services across North Louisiana. Called the North Louisiana Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program, “NorLeap” ... Read on...
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Notice of the City of Shreveport’s 2018 Amended Workforce Development Plan for Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014 for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020.

The Shreveport Workforce Development Board and the City of Shreveport welcome comments regarding the 2018 Amended Regional/Local Plan for Workforce Development Area #71.  This notice initiates the 30-day comment period, which will conclude March 13, 2019.  A copy of the draft plan is available, click here to view draft

Please send written comments to community-dl@shreveportla.gov or bridgette.clark@shreveportla.gov or by mail to:  Mr. Herman Vital, Program Director of Workforce Development, City of Shreveport, Community Development, P. O. Box 31109, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71130-1109.

Comments are encouraged, especially from representatives from businesses, labor organizations, and community based organizations.

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Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) for 2019 - 2023 Consolidated Plan

June 26, 2018 - July 27, 2018

The City of Shreveport, Department of Community Development is seeking firms to prepare the city’s
required five year U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2019-2023
Consolidated Strategy Plan. The Consolidated Plan is intended to assist communities in developing a
collaborative process whereby the community establishes a unified vision for community development
activities. For more information, click here.

NCDA 2018 Award Winners

2018 NCDA Award Winners

Congratulations to the Department of Community Development who were the award winners of the 2018 NCDA Award at the National Community Development Association Conference on June 13-16, 2018, in Long Beach, California. City of Shreveport's 2018 NCDA Week  was a great success!


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Public Notice - Request for Proposals (RFP) for Financial Empowerment Center  (FEC) Non Profit Provider

June 11, 2018 - The City of Shreveport’s Department of Community Development is seeking proposals from community organizations to manage and implement the City of Shreveport’s Financial Empowerment Center. The Financial Empowerment Center model provides free, professional, one-on-one financial counseling and coaching to residents to support financially vulnerable residents within the City of Shreveport.

The respondent must be an organization with a 501©3 nonprofit tax exempt status with proven experience in the delivery of social services in the community and ability to implement counseling services to residents.

For Public Notice, click here.


Public Notice - Extended Deadline until June 16, 2018

REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL REHABILITATION CONTRACTORS

The City of Shreveport is requesting Statements of Qualification from experienced, professional contractors or contracting firms, and Sub-Contractors to participate in a multi-year federally funded housing program as Rehabilitation Contractors. 

A complete application package will be available for pickup beginning April 9 thru  June 16, 2018 at the City of Shreveport, Department of Community Development, 401 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA  71101; or mailed to Post Office Box 31109, Shreveport, LA 71130-1109.  For more information, click here.

Public Notice

2018 Annual Action Plan/Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Plan/Public Hearings

The City of Shreveport's Department of Community Development is in the process of developing the 2018 Annual Action Plan for proposed entitlement funds through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The Department of Community Development will hold two public hearings designed to generate discussion from citizens of identified homeless and housing needs; proposed activities and the status of funding for 2018.  Interested parties are encouraged to attend the public hearing and provide comment. Once the Plan is completed, there will be a 30-day review period before submission to HUD for final approval.

For more information, click here.

Public Notice

Substantial Amendment to the 2014, 2015, & 2016 Annual Action Plan

The City of Shreveport receives annual entitlement funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that includes the  HOME Investment Partnership Grant (HOME). A five-year Consolidated Strategy Plan must be developed before funds are received or expended. For more information, click here.