News and Updates

Newsletter Archives from the Neighborhood Engagement Office

Community Impact Grant: Apply Now

December 2, 2019

by Allison L. Cormier, District C Liaison
Filed under: blight, green, resilience, sustainability

Applications for the CleanUpNOLA Community Impact Grant are now being accepted! Find out how you and your neighborhood can benefit from this opportunity.

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Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable: June 2017

July 3, 2017

by Ross Hunter, Neighborhood Liaison
Filed under: blight, capacity building

On Saturday, June 24, the Mayor's Neighborhood Engagement Office held its quarterly Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable to discuss blight remediation and hurricane preparation. The group of over 80 neighborhood leaders received presentations and information from the Sanitation Department, NOLA Ready, the Health Department, Code Enforcement, the Resilience Office, and NOPD. 

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RSVP for the Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable!

June 5, 2017

by Ross Hunter, Neighborhood Liaison
Filed under: blight, capacity building

On Saturday, June 24, 2017, the Mayor's Neighborhood Engagement Office (NEO) will host this quarter's Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable. NEO holds these sessions quarterly for neighborhood leaders to talk with City leadership, network across neighborhoods, and learn, discuss, and explore solutions with government officials.  This quarter, we will have presentations from Code Enforcement, the City’s Resilience Office, Homeland Security, and several other City agencies to discuss topics including blight remediation and emergency preparedness. Space is filling up fast, so be sure to register now!

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Spotlight on Dawn Hebert, Vice President of Lake Willow Neighborhood Association

July 22, 2016

by Sherae M. Hunter, Liaison
Filed under: blight, neighborhood spotlight

In July's neighborhood spotlight, we hear from Dawn Hebert, vice president of the Lake Willow Neighborhood Association and member of the Eastern New Orleans Neighborhood Advisory Commission (ENONAC). Ms. Hebert shares with us how she has worked to improve quality of life and reduce blight in her community.

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Get to Know Your Neighbor: Spotlight on Cynthia Harris from Zion City

December 8, 2015

by Greg M. Lawson, Liaison
Filed under: blight, community service, neighborhood spotlight, recreation

In this month's neighborhood spotlight, Cynthia Harris, president of the Zion City Preservation Association, shares her longtime connection to Zion City, her experience creating a neighborhood association, and some very unique successes, including the creation of a neighborhood maintenance crew.

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