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HousingNOLA publishes preliminary data

After close to a year conducting extensive data gathering and engaging community residents in discussions about their housing needs, HousingNOLA, (Foundation for Louisiana's Affordable Housing Working Group) has just released its preliminary findings to the public. Residents are invited to review this document and bring their questions to a series of public presentations in September 2015. More Info..

Facts & Figures

In the first half of 2014, New Orleans welcomed 5.1 million visitors with an estimated $3.86 billion in visitor spending. Source: Mayor's office press release dated December 30, 2014

Stories of Hope

Some great projects that are helping to bring hope to the people.

Mardi Gras Indian Cultural Campus Project: Eyes on the Park

History is embedded into the fabric of every New Orleans neighborhood, especially Uptown (Central City). In the early years of the civil rights movement, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference was founded in New Zion Baptist Church on 3rd Street & LaSalle, across from A.L. Davis Park.[1] In 1963, the largest civil rights march in New Orleans history started from the park.[2] In recollection …


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