Celebrating 300 years of Resilient Neighborhoods: Laying a Strong Foundation for the Future
The Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office invites all New Orleans neighborhood leaders and residents to register to attend the 2017 New Orleans Neighborhood Summit, a free, one-day conference featuring skill-building workshops, City information sessions and opportunities for residents to connect with others working to build stronger and more resilient communities. The Summit will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the University Medical Center – Conference Center from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
“New Orleans is a City of neighborhoods, each with unique strengths and challenges. The Neighborhood Summit to will provide residents with information to help them in their efforts to maintain, revitalize and promote their communities,” said Mayor Landrieu.
“We believe in building true partnerships between the community and the City, and this Summit is one more way we hope to make government more accessible to the neighborhoods we serve.”
The theme of this year’s summit is Celebrating 300 years of Resilient Neighborhoods: Laying a Strong Foundation for the Future
The Summit is being held in partnership with J.P. Chase Morgan, NOLA for Life, National Wildlife Federation, Center for Sustainable Engagement & Development (CSED), and Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance (GONOHA)
Attendees can choose to participate in a variety of skill building workshops and panel discussions on public safety, affordable housing, building a more resilient New Orleans as well as working strategically with government. The Summit will also feature a resource fair that includes city agencies, local non-profits and community groups. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Those interested in attending should complete registration at www.nola.gov/summit or call 504.658.4980. Registration spaces are limited so please register early. Free parking for the first 150 guest to register.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the 2017 Summit, please contact the Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office at 504.658.4980 or firstname.lastname@example.org.