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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Teen Programs



About the NORDC Teen Council  “By Teens.  For Teens.”

  • Aged 12-17 years old?
  • Live in Orleans Parish?
  • Believe that Teen need more things to do evenings and weekends?
  • Ready to step forward with ideas and commit to making a difference?

Then the Teen Council Needs You!

Current Teen Council Initiatives

  • Anti-Violence/Crime
  • Images of Women
  • The Arts
  • Students/Schools

The mission of the NORDC Teen Council is to empower young people, ages 12-17, by developing a social growth environment through structured NORDC Teen Programs.  These emerging leaders actively participate in civic and community engagement by designing and implementing city-wide teen programming.   

The Teen Council is supported by Chevron.

If your organization is interested in partnering with the Teen Council and would like more information, please contact Shanay Haywood at (504) 658-3016.

How to apply for Teen Council

Download the application here and turn it in at 5420 Franklin Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122.


Chevron Future Leaders -- by invitation only

The Chevron Future Leaders program offers an array of monthly learning activities, events and trips for select Teen Council members.  The program is designed to support skills development and enable early career exploration. In order to remain in the Chevron Future Leaders program and receive rewards, students must continue to meet GPA, school attendance, and leadership behavior requirements throughout the school year.

Chevron Future Leaders Culmination Ceremony

  • Event was held in May at the City Park Parkview Terrace
  • 70 Teens and parents attended
  • The 2013-2014 activities and experiences were recapped
  • 6 seniors received Samsung Galaxy Tablets
  • Others received engraved portfolios




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Last updated: 2/3/2015 10:30:02 AM

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