Neighborhood Engagement Office

What We Do

The Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office (NEO) is the City’s permanent mechanism for public participation in government decision-making. We create opportunities for dialogue, information sharing, partnership, and action between City government and neighborhood residents and leaders.

Latest News and Updates

February 19, 2024

Happy 100th Birthday to Ms. Vera Fulton!

by Julia Stern

Take a trip to the Lower 9th Ward and learn about Ms. Vera Fulton's secrets to a long life!

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February 19, 2024

City Hall Spotlight: Courtney Story

by Julia Stern

Meet Ms. Courtney Story with the Chief Administrative Office!

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February 12, 2024

Civic Leadership Academy Applications NOW OPEN

by Julia Stern

Dear Residents of New Orleans,

The Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office is preparing to launch its next cohort of the Civic Leadership Academy, an engaging 8 week program that provides residents with an in-depth look at City government.  The program gives participants an insider’s view of how the City of New Orleans operates.  With this knowledge, participants are better equipped to lead collective action towards the advancement of neighborhoods’ and residents’ quality of life.

Who can participate in Civic Leadership Academy?

An eligible participant must be a resident of the city of New Orleans and at least 18 years old. (Each applicant MUST provide proof of residency.)


If eligible, you can click here to apply!


Applications will be received until 5 pm, Friday, February 23, 2024 OR UNTIL CAPACITY IS REACHED at which time applicants will be placed on a waiting list. 


Event Details

What:  Civic Leadership Academy

When:  Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 6pm through Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 6 pm

Where:  Enterprise Community Conference Room, 8th floor of City Hall (8E10)

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January 12, 2024

City Hall Spotlight: Justyn Hawkins

by Julia Stern

Meet Mr. Justyn Hawkins with City Council!

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