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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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November 16, 2016

Mayor Landrieu Taps Former Judge Calvin Johnson to Serve as New Criminal Justice Commissioner

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu named retired Chief Judge of the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court Calvin Johnson as Criminal Justice Commissioner for the City of New Orleans. In this capacity, Johnson will be charged with overseeing NOLA FOR LIFE and the City’s criminal justice portfolio. He takes over for Charles West, who will be leaving his position as Director of the Innovation Delivery Team and of the Office of Criminal Justice Coordination on Friday, Nov. 18.

November 16, 2016

Mayor Landrieu Names Marsha Broussard as Director of New Orleans Health Department

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Landrieu announced that Marsha Broussard, MPH, DrPH, will serve as the City’s Director of Health. In this capacity, Broussard will oversee the department’s operations and initiatives. Dr. Broussard will start Monday, Dec. 5, 2016.

November 15, 2016

Media Advisory: Mayor Landrieu, NOLA FOR LIFE hosting Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and NOLA FOR LIFE will present A Conversation on Criminal Justice Reform, featuring Piper Kerman, author of the book Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison.

November 10, 2016

Statement from Mayor Landrieu on the Anti-Trump Protests in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Landrieu issued the following statement: “One of the hallmarks of American democracy is the peaceful transition of power. We don’t resort to violence and destruction when we don’t get our way in this country...

November 10, 2016

Mayor Landrieu, Greater New Orleans Foundation Donate an Additional $82,000 Raised by the NOLA PAY IT FORWARD Fund for Louisiana Flood Relief

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that the City of New Orleans, in partnership with the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF), will donate $82,000 in grants through the NOLA Pay It Forward Fund to community organizations that are helping those affected by the major flooding that occurred in Louisiana in August 2016. Previously, Mayor Landrieu announced two rounds of grants totaling in $170,000 to more than 15 community organizations providing immediate response support. 

November 10, 2016

NORDC Teen Council Announces November Schedule of Events and Community Activities

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) Teen Council announced its November events and meeting schedule. All events are open to the public.

November 10, 2016

NORDC to Host Annual Cheer Competition Tomorrow

NEW ORLEANS— Tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 11 from 6-10 p.m., the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) will host its annual Cheer Competition. 

November 09, 2016

Statement from Mayor Landrieu on the Election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued a statement on the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States.

November 04, 2016

NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Season 13 Continues

NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, the City of New Orleans alongside the New Orleans Pelicans, RPM Pizza, MetroPCS and PlayNOLA will continue Season 13 of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, a program that focuses on providing safe recreational activity, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for males over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support.

November 02, 2016

NORDC Continues Movies in the Park 2016 Fall Season

NEW ORLEANS  — This Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) will continue the 2016 fall season of Movies in the Park with “Monsters University” at Taylor Playground (2600 S. Roman St., New Orleans, LA 70125).

 

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