NOLA Youth Disaster DOTank
On August 22nd, teens from the New Orleans region are invited to participate in the 1st ever New Orleans DOTank! Participants will talk with industry experts and then get a chance to brainstorm and develop solutions to real-world problems faced during Hurricane Katrina. Teens 13 – 19 are invited to participate in this free event.
NOVAC provides independent filmmakers and aspiring film students with low-cost media training, educational programming, and networking events designed to help you create and develop a film career.
The “un-Conference” is back for its 8th year. The tech-focused event is a free form sharing event, where participants work together to learn and innovate. July 18th and 19th at the Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology at Tulane.
PowerMoves.NOLA will happen in conjuncture with the Essence Festival Independence Day weekend in New Orleans. This event will showcase some of the top entrepreneurs led by minorities from around the country in a series of pitch competitions. This event will serve talented minority entrepreneurs by connecting them to a national network of capital, advisors and support.
Towing and Parking 101 for New Orleans
The City’s Department of Public Works/Parking Division handles towing of vehicles. If you need a car towed (e.g., blocking your driveway) call 504-658-8100. If you think your car was towed by the city, call (504) 658-8284 or (504) 658-8285. These are available 24-hours a day.
NOLA Satellite Government
There are over 140 boards, commissions, public benefit corporations, security and development districts, and other entities that undertake public functions on behalf of the people of New Orleans. This site is a guide to them all.
NoticeMe – Land Use change tool for New Orleans
NoticeMe is a personalized notification tool that emails citizens to inform them of opportunities for public input on proposed land-use changes in the City of New Orleans
Grow Dat Youth Farm & Farmers Market
Grow Dat Youth Farm works to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through farming in a section of City Park. They also participate in several area farmer’s markets.
The farm works to produce healthy food for local residents and to inspire youth and adults to create personal, social and environmental change in their own communities. Grow Dat works to support public health, the local economy and a sustainable food system in South Louisiana.
New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Summer Music Program
June 8 – July 2, 8:30AM – 1:00PM at Gentilly Terrace Charter School. This summer camp provides music instruction by certified public school teachers and professional musicians, culminating in a summer recital.
A nonprofit social venture fellowship and seed fund that works to bridge the opportunity gap for entrepreneurs from unusual backgrounds by investing critical resources into a select group of startups and their leaders in a 9-month fellowship program.