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Treme/7th Ward festival celebrates neighborhood's arts and culture "Under the Bridge" on Memorial Day Weekend

The three-day festival, sponsored in partnership with The Network for Economic Opportunity, is part of the Treme 7th Ward Cultural District's efforts to build community-based economic-development efforts through arts and culture and other avenues while supporting the culture bearers who make the neighborhood unique.

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Neighborhood drain cleaning helps kick off Green Clean Effort on June 4

Organizers hope the effort will increase drain-cleaning awareness in advance of the hurricane season. Partners in the effort include the 7th Ward Neighborhood Association, St. Roch Neighborhood Association, Bunny Friend Neighborhood Association, the Greater Treme Consortium, the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board, Water Wise NOLA, Tulane Prevention Resource Center and more. Foundation for Louisiana is a funder of Water Wise NOLA through its Equity Caucus.

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Rising Out of Homelessness

With the support of a $200,000 Foundation for Louisiana investment, UNITY of Greater New Orleans is renovating a historic former school and convent at 3222 Canal Street in New Orleans into 109 units of affordable housing. The housing will serve people who are working to move beyond homelessness, including veterans, along with people whose low incomes make them economically vulnerable. Those moving…

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