Resources Category: Organizations & Services

  • girltrek

    GirlTrek

    • September 21, 2016

    GirlTrek encourages women to use walking as a practical first step to inspire healthy living, families, and communities. As women organize walking teams, they mobilize community members to support monthly advocacy efforts and lead a civil rights-inspired health movement. Contact info: girltreknola@gmail.com 504-272-7640 To find a walk near you click

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    Global Green USA

    • September 14, 2016

    Global Green’s Water Wise Nola provides workshops, “do-it-yourself” trainings and demonstrations, resource fairs, and rain barrel building activities, to raise awareness and spur resident action around the causes and solutions to chronic flooding and water quality issues surrounding Lake Ponchartrain. Their Healthy Homes, Healthy Communities program provides residents with resources

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  • Food for Families/Food for Seniors

    • August 22, 2016

    Catholic Charities’ Food for Families/Food for Seniors program is Louisiana’s only Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) and has operated since 1970. The agency serves eligible individuals in all 64 Louisiana parishes and has 4 distribution sites in the Upper and Lower Ninth Ward. Individuals eligible for the CSFP are seniors

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    Baptist Community Health Services

    • July 28, 2016

    Motivated by the love and compassion of Christ and in keeping with our Baptist heritage, Baptist Community Health Services provides quality primary healthcare to individuals in medically underserved communities. Featured services include adult medicine, women’s health, pediatrics, and prenatal care. 4960 St. Claude Ave. New Orleans, LA 70117 Hours: Monday,

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    A Community Voice

    • July 28, 2016

    A Community Voice (ACV) is a non-profit community organization comprised of working, poor, elderly, women, children, and families.  ACV provides a community voice for its members and constituencies in the everyday issues that affect their daily lives.  This enables the community to bring together those who have common interests and

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    The Renaissance Project

    • July 28, 2016

    The Renaissance Project is “a native-New Orleans, non-profit community development organization that works to improve the quality of life in low-income communities of color by increasing access to fresh, healthy food; improving education opportunities; catalyzing economic development and celebrating arts and culture.” The Renaissance Project offers programs in economic development,

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  • healthy-start

    Healthy Start

    • July 28, 2016

    Healthy Start New Orleans supports new and expectant mothers by connecting them to free and/or affordable resources for health care, financial support, baby items, job training, educational opportunities, and family counseling – among many other services.  Get free baby items; Learn to eat healthy during pregnancy; Learn what to feed

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    Tekrema Center for Art and Culture

    • July 28, 2016

    The mission of Tekrema Center for Art and Culture is “the maintenance, development and perseverance of African and African Diaspora art and culture through the performing and visual arts, humanities and programming addressing issues which affect the African-American community, particularly wellness and environmental justice.” Tekrema Center offers dance workshops, community

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    Backyard Gardeners Network

    • July 28, 2016

    The BGN is a Lower 9th Ward based nonprofit organization whose mission is “to sustain and strengthen the historically self-sufficient and deeply rooted community of the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, LA using our own food growing traditions as a platform to build community, revitalize the neighborhood and preserve

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    Sankofa Community Development Corporation

    • July 28, 2016

    ​​​​​​Sankofa Community Development Corporation believes health to be the cornerstone of a thriving community. When individuals are healthy, relationships function better, families operate more easily and communities are more cohesive. This creates opportunities for increased safety, stability and overall viability. Sankofa manages three gardens: 27 St. Claude Court; 2001 Independence,

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