January 7, 2019

As you know, our theme for 2019 is Building the Future Together.  

Thanks to you, we'll be building on a very strong foundation.

The outpouring of generosity for the Lower 9th Ward as the year ended was incredible. There were gifts from $10 to $2400 and not one but two m...

December 20, 2018

With your support, the Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association has become widely known for its work with Road Home, Louisiana's program for rebuilding homes after Hurricane Katrina. Unfortunately, the Road Home Program will be closing soon. For a moment I thought we h...

July 9, 2018

The Housing Authority of New Orleans has just announced the re-opening of the waiting list for a number of developments - including Blueberry Hill Homes, a scattered site development in the Lower 9th Ward.


APPLICATION PERIOD BEGINS JULY 9 - first come, first ser...

May 17, 2018

We have received this information from NORA and are sharing it with our Lower 9th Ward neighbors:


Crescent City Construction and Renovation, LLC is seeking bids fro...

May 3, 2018

You never know what will happen at Jazz Fest. Last weekend, one of my favorite moments was seeing this flag post with two superheroes - Barack Obama and the Black Panther!!

This week, we in the Lower 9th Ward are celebrating our own superheroes - our generous donors!!


April 25, 2018

Every year, the Greater New Orleans Foundation sponsors a 24-hour online giving event to make it easy for people to donate to New Orleans nonprofits that are making our city stronger. GiveNOLA Day is May 1 this year - but you can

schedule your gift today!!

This is the fo...

April 10, 2018

Last week our staff went to Memphis to commemorate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. It was profoundly moving to be immersed for three days in his words and his spirit, to be surrounded by those who worked with him and those who are carrying his work forwa...

March 6, 2018

If you watch the Voice, you'll probably remember Tonya Boyd Cannon. She rocked it! There are a lot of people who will tell you she should have remained in the game much longer. 

What you may not have known is that she's from the Lower 9th Ward.

Or that when you gave yo...

March 2, 2018

First, our Councilmember-Elect, Cyndi Nguyen, is holding a "Coffee and Conversation" gathering at the Sanchez Center on Saturday, March 3.

Second, NOLA YOUTH WORKS Summer Employment Program is accepting applications. Interested youth should apply immediately, as intervi...

January 6, 2018

The outpouring of generosity for Lower 9th Ward homeowners as 2017 ended was incredible. There were gifts from $10 to $2000 and not one but two matching grants!

All told, we received $12,500 to support our work in 2018.

To all who gave as the year ended and all who have...