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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Neighborhood Engagement Office

What We Do

The Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office is the City’s permanent mechanism for public participation in government decision-making. We create opportunities for dialogue, information sharing, partnership, and action between City government and neighborhood residents and leaders.

View our roadmap to neighborhood participation

Latest News and Updates

February 20, 2015

Public Meeting on National Disaster Resilience Competition

by Laura A. Mellem, Neighborhood Liaison
Filed under: public infrastructure

The City of New Orleans is applying for up to $500 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development‘s National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC). Input from the residents of New Orleans at the March 4th public meeting (linked above) will help us to assess threats, risks and vulnerabilities as we work to create a more viable and resilient city.

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February 19, 2015

Spotlight on the Late Ward “Mack” McClendon, A Bold Community Leader of the Lower 9th Ward

by Ray J. Bolling, Director
Filed under: neighborhood spotlight

It is with profound sadness that the Neighborhood Engagement Office announces the passing of Ward "Mack" McClendon, bold community leader of the Lower 9th Ward and founder of the Lower Ninth Ward Village.

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February 16, 2015

Public Safety Concerns Addressed at January's Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable

by NoraAnn Winbush, Senior Liaison
Filed under: leadership development, public safety

A very engaged crowd of over 100 neighborhood leaders gathered on January 31st for the Neighborhood Engagement Office’s first quarterly forum of 2015 at Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center. The Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable featured presentations, discussions and recommendations surrounding the important issue of public safety. 

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February 16, 2015

Eighth District Police Community Advisory Board Demonstrates Success of Community Policing

by NoraAnn Winbush, Senior Liaison
Filed under: community service, public safety

Congratulations to the 8th District Police Community Advisory Board who successfully submitted a recommendation to District Commander Jeffrey H. Walls and received a favorable response. 

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