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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

News and Updates

Newsletter Archives from the Neighborhood Engagement Office

A Successful 2017 Neighborhood Summit

December 2, 2017

by Greg Lawson, Deputy Director
Filed under: capacity building, community, faith leaders, green, infrastructure, land use, leadership development, neighborhood

On December 2nd, Neighborhood Engagement Office in partnership with Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development (CSED), hosted over 400 leaders from across the city at 6th annual New Orleans Neighborhood Summit. This year's theme was Celebrating 300 years of Resilient Neighborhoods: Laying a Strong Foundation for the Future. The theme was centered on strengthening resident’s capacity to build a stronger more resilient city and provide a platform for building stronger relationships between neighbors, community partners, and local government. This theme of strength and resilience was woven throughout the workshops focused on issues ranging from affordable housing and community policing to coastal affairs and emergency preparedness. Engaged participants shared their experiences and expertise in these veins and made many connections across neighborhood lines.

Throughout the day, leaders engaged with over 25 city and nonprofit agencies ranging from the Health Department, NORDC, NOLA Ready and the Office of Resilient and Sustainability. Following the resource fair, Mayor Landrieu provided remarks to the bustling crowd of residents on the importance of public participation and accountability. During his remarks he welcomed Mayor-Elect Cantrell and they both discussed the importance that of a successful transition as well as for the need for government accountability.

During the closing program, the office launched the anticipated Tricentennial Neighborhood Grant program, announced the winners of the neighborhood photo contest as well as distributed awards to community leaders who've contributed to making New Orleans more resilient. This event was truly a success, as residents left informed and connected to initiatives and opportunities to  do their part in ensuring that together, we can make  New Orleans a more resilient city. 

Thanks to our sponsor, Restore the Mississippi River Delta, J.P. Morgan Chase and NOLA for Life! Learn more about restoring our coast, why it’s critical to New Orleans, and how you can help at www.mississippiriverdelta.org.

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City Hall Spotlight on Charles E. Allen III

October 9, 2017

by Ross Hunter, Neighborhood Liaison
Filed under: capacity building, community, community service, green, infrastructure, land use

This month's City Hall Spotlight is on Charles E. Allen III, Resilience Outreach Manager at the City's Office of Resilience and Sustainability. Mr. Allen has been a cherished partner to the Neighborhood Engagement Office, working day in and day out to educate residents on the importance of resilience in our communities. Click the link below to read our interview with Mr. Allen.

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Recap: Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable, March 2017

March 30, 2017

by Ross Hunter, Liaison
Filed under: land use, public safety

On Saturday, March 25, the Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office hosted their quarterly Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable. Over sixty (60) leaders representing neighborhoods across Orleans Parish gathered over breakfast at Café Reconcile’s Emeril Lagasse Foundation Hospitality Center for informative presentations and discussions around short term rentals licensing and new public safety investments. 

 

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Master Plan Amendment Process to Begin in April

March 29, 2016

by Laura A. Mellem, Liaison
Filed under: land use

The City Planning Commission will begin the process to amend the City's Master Plan starting in April, 2016. Applications for amendments will undergo a public review process, which will involve meetings held in the community as well as formal public hearings and is expected to last until July 2017.

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4th Annual Neighborhood Summit a Success!

December 8, 2015

by Kyle J. Shelly, Liaison
Filed under: capacity building, land use, leadership development

The Neighborhood Engagement Office, with support from NeighborWorks America, Dillard University, Foundation for Louisiana, and the Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development, hosted the 4th annual New Orleans Neighborhood Summit on Saturday Nov. 14th. With over 200 attending residents, four distinct workshop tracks, participation from City agencies and community partners, and an address from the Mayor, the day was a jam-packed success!

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