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Pay It Forward Information for Harvey Evacuees in New Orleans
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Mayor Mitch Landrieu reactivated the NOLA Pay It Forward Fund in partnership with the Greater New Orleans Foundation for New Orleanians to contribute to recovery efforts following the major flooding that occurred in Texas and Southwest Louisiana due to Hurricane Harvey.
As Tropical Storm Harvey continues to move through the area, heavy rainfall remains primary concern. Mayor Landrieu has advised residents to stay home and shelter in place. Stay tuned to NOLA Ready and the National Weather Service for updates.
Mayor Landrieu joined City and State officials and community stakeholders to unveil New Orleans’ climate action strategy, Climate Action for a Resilient New Orleans external link, a strategic roadmap for the City of New Orleans to combat climate change.
Mayor Landrieu addressed the public on about the City's efforts to remove monuments that prominently celebrate the “Lost Cause of the Confederacy.”
Watch the full speech.
In April 2017, Mayor Landrieu launched the city's first-ever equity strategy. The Equity Strategy seeks to address inequities due to economic, racial or geographic disparities that prevent New Orleans from growing to its full capacity.
NEW ORLEANS — On Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, the City of New Orleans, New Orleans Recreation and Development (NORD) Commission and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) will unveil improvements at Lemann Playground and hold a community celebration to kick of the 2017 National Recreation and Park Association Conference. The Lemann Playground improvements are part of NRPA’s Parks Build Community initiative.
NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans, Department of Public Works’ construction contractor, Hard Rock Construction, LLC has re-opened the 100 block of Bourbon Street to vehicular traffic. The block was closed to allow construction crews to replace and repair underground utilities, repave the roadway and install new sidewalks and streetlights as part of the French Quarter Infrastructure Improvement Project.
NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced the City is expanding the BuildNOLA program to continue to support the city’s small and disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs). The expansion includes new initiatives to further training opportunities for small businesses and DBEs on green economy initiatives. These programs include Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate Certification and Arborist exam preparation classes.
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