New Orleans City Council Approves $5.6M in Funding for Community Groups, Emphasizing Youth Service Organizations

Today, the New Orleans City Council voted to distribute $5.6 million in critical funding to over 200 community organizations and nonprofits in the area. The allocations will come from the New Orleans Recreation and Culture Fund, established in 2022 by Council Member President Jean-Paul “J.P.” Morrell, and are funded by the city’s 2023 operating budget. Recipient organizations are focused on improving youth and … Read more

NOLA Coalition Statement on Administration Plan to Support NOPD

Last week, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced a significant plan to support the New Orleans Police Department and public safety.  The proposal includes $80M in new salary and benefits to recruit and retain officers; reassignments to place more officers on the street; leadership changes at the Public Integrity Bureau; and, additional improvements as recommended by experts from … Read more