Police Community Advisory Board is Taking Applications for Members

The City of New Orleans and New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) announced today (Jan. 14) that enrollment has opened for Police Community Advisory Board  membership. Open enrollment officially began on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 for PCAB Advisory Groups city-wide. These community boards are responsible for vetting community ideas/suggestions, working with NOPD...

Civil Rights Leaders Join Call for Trump’s Removal Under the 25th Amendment

Congress members who enabled his instigation of a violent coup should be censured, leader say. In the dark shadow of the unsettling violence at the U.S. Capitol instigated Pres. Donald Trump, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial and National Action Network President Rev. Al Sharpton are calling...

City Suspends Satellite Office Services in Broadmoor

The Office of Business & External Services (OBES) has temporarily suspended its satellite office services at the Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center in Broadmoor. The temporary suspension comes as Orleans Parish continues to experience a dramatic increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The satellite office, which was open...

Program Providing Twice-Daily, Restaurant-Made Meals Extended Through December

Today (Thursday, Dec. 3), the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness announced a 30-day extension of the City’s COVID-19 Meal Assistance Program, which delivers twice-daily, restaurant-made meals to residents in need. Funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been approved through at least December 31, bringing...