Propeller Selects Land Trust for Louisiana Urban Lands Initiative as a 2013-2014 Accelerator Fellow

After a competitive application process, Land Trust for Louisiana’s Urban Lands Initiative was selected to be part of the next graduating class of Accelerator Fellows at Propellor. Propeller’s Social Venture Accelerator will begin with a six-week intensive period, based on the Lean Startup Model. Ventures will focus on connecting with their potential clients and target populations to determine the most effective business strategies for the following months. Land Trust for Louisiana will take this opportunity to cultivate and grow the Urban Lands Initiative to build healthy, safe and resilient neighborhoods by offering protection of urban land in perpetuity through community-led efforts to preserve open space.

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