Community Elders & Youth to Discuss Racial Healing Across Generations on January 20

As part of Ashé Cultural Arts Center's week-long programming in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the National Day of Racial Healing, I am New Orleans will host "Reckoning & Release: A Community Conversation About Healing," beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20. This intergenerational panel will virtually discuss disparities of racial,...

Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office Announces Return of Community Office Hours

Residents Must Make Appointments Dates scheduled through May Community office hours have returned to locations throughout. As of Monday, Jan. 10, neighborhood liaisons will be available to connect with residents at locations in every city council district across New Orleans from 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays....

Mayor Cantrell Offers Her Look Back on 2021

From handling an ongoing pandemic to weather emergencies and everything in between faced by New Orleans and its residents in 2021, Mayor LaToya Cantrell says her administration has reached "very critical milestones in City government, and in launching innovative initiatives to enhance City services" in 2021.     “Although we were faced with significant challenges this year,...

U.S. Rep. Troy Carter Concludes First Leg of Districtwide ‘Building a Better Louisiana Infrastructure Tour’

U.S. Rep. Troy A. Carter Sr., recently concluded the first installment of his districtwide ‘Building a Better Louisiana Infrastructure Tour’ to highlight the impact that investments from the Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Acts (IIJA) will bring to Louisiana’s Second Congressional District.  During his four events, he highlighted $41.6 million for...