Dillard University To Host 13th Annual Housing, Health And Community Resources Fair 

Dillard University’s Office of Community Relations will host its 13th annual Housing, Health and Community Resources (HHCR) Fair at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. The HHCR Fair will be held in University’s Professional Schools Building. Over 70 exhibitors will participate in the community event. Exhibitors representing health care service, housing contractors, realtors, home counseling agencies, medical and dental providers, banks, mortgage companies, property insurance, flood insurance, Medicaid and Medicare providers, home security, job training and employment agencies, technology services, and many more. 

The event will also feature Free Income Tax Preparation, Free Credit Report for the first 50 attendees that register, grants for first-time home buyers, investment property information, and free wellness screenings, credit repair counselors and small business.  

Additionally this year the event will have presentations by the City of New Orleans Office of Resilience + Sustainability Program and New Orleans Redevelopment Grant Program for Gentilly residents.  Also, Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman will conduct a session on Property Foreclosure Auction Procedures, in addition to several financial informational sessions.   

 The event is co-sponsored by: Orleans Parish Assessor’s Office, Capital One Bank, Entergy New Orleans, Metairie Bank, Healthy Blue Louisiana, United Healthcare, AARP,  Enterprise Community Partners, Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance, Iberia Bank, Councilman Jared Brossett, LSU Health and Science Center, Sodexo Dining Services, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Housing Authority of New Orleans, Hancock Whitney Bank, and State Bank. 

Registration Now Open for 2019 Neighborhood Summit

The Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office announces that registration for the 2019 Neighborhood Summit is now open.

At the Summit, neighborhood leaders and residents will share information across communities, develop new skills to bring home, and build relationships old and new. The Summit will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the University Medical Center’s first floor conference room.

Sessions Include:

311- Your Gateway to Government

Census 2020

Youth Voice in Infrastructure: Making NOLA a
Child-Friendly City

Coordination, Collaboration and Connectivity

Housing is Infrastructure and Vice Versa

Katrina 15: Restoring the Coast to Protect
New Orleans

Reducing Gun Violence in New Orleans

The Summit will also include a resource fair featuring various City departments/agencies and sponsors.

Residents can register and get more information at www.nola.gov/summit. The first 150 people to register receive free parking. The registration deadline is Oct. 20 or until capacity is reached as space is limited.

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