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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Teen Programs


Save the Date!

Teen Council Back-to-School Kickoff Aug. 29

Teen Council Meetings 15/16 School Year

September 12, October 3, November 7 & December 5
Saturdays 12noon - 3pm 
Gernon Brown Rec Center 1001 Harrison Ave.

Members and potential members welcome.  Learn more about the Teen Council.  Meet other teens.  Become a member.

About the NORDC Teen Council 
“By Teens.  For Teens.”

  • Are you 12-17 years old?
  • Do you live in Orleans Parish?
  • Do you believe that teens need more things to do evenings and weekends?
  • Are you ready to step forward with ideas and commit to making a difference?

Then the Teen Council Needs You!

Current Teen Council Initiatives

  • Anti-Violence/Crime
  • Images of Women
  • The Arts
  • Students/Schools

The mission of the NORDC Teen Council is to empower young people, ages 12-17, by developing a social growth environment through structured NORDC Teen Programs.  These emerging leaders actively participate in civic and community engagement by designing and implementing city-wide teen programming.   

If your organization is interested in partnering with the Teen Council and would like more information, please contact Shanay Haywood at (504) 658-3016 or

How to apply for Teen Council

Download the application here and turn it in at 5420 Franklin Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122. 

Chevron Future Leaders 

Application period August 1-29, 2015.  Please contact Shanay Haywood at (504) 658-3016 or The Chevron Future Leaders program offers an array of monthly learning activities, events and trips for select Teen Council members.  The program is designed to support skills development and enable early career exploration. In order to remain in the Chevron Future Leaders program and receive rewards, students must continue to meet GPA, school attendance, and leadership behavior requirements throughout the school year.

The NORDC Teen Council and Chevron Future Leaders are supported by Chevron.







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