The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is a non-profit organization whose mission is to drive bold, science-based action to rebuild coastal Louisiana through outreach, restoration and advocacy.
A learning center where children explore their interests and pursue their passions while living in an intentional community.
Dat School provides children with the resources that allow their curiosity, playfulness, and sociability to flourish in a setting that promotes social, cultural, and economic diversity as well as social justice and environmental sustainability.
MISSION STATEMENT: To aid in the management and restoration of Jefferson Parish’s coastal resources through coordination with local, state, federal governments, and Non-governmental organization entities by reviewing proposed development; advocating for project funding; and educating stakeholders about regional ecosystem issues.
The mission of Luke's House is to be a place of medical and spiritual hope, health and healing for the people of Greater New Orleans, to provide patient centered experiences for students, and to open a doorway to long-term healthcare solutions.
Our mission is to recruit, connect and manage a network of volunteers and community organizations by identifying impactful volunteer projects and creating turn-key volunteer experiences.
An environmentally sustainable, prosperous, and resilient region
Pontchartrain Conservancy’s mission is to drive environmental sustainability and stewardship through scientific research, education, and advocacy.
The Pontchartrain Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization consisting of a 14-member board of directors representing Basin parishes and regulatory agencies.
The Lake Pontchartrain Basin is a 10,000 square mile watershed encompassing 16 Louisiana parishes. The land use of the region is both rural and urban and is the most densely populated region in Louisiana, including metro New Orleans and the state capital, Baton Rouge. It is one of the largest estuarine systems in the Gulf of Mexico containing over 22 essential habitats. The Basin's topography ranges from rolling woodlands in the north to coastal marshes in the south, with the 630 square mile Lake Pontchartrain as its centerpiece.
At Sankofa Community Development Corporation, we believe 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.
USI | Urban Strategies, Inc. is a national leader in its field, a not-for-profit organization that specializes in results informed human services development, planning, and strategy implementation as part of comprehensive neighborhood revitalization.
Founded in 1978, USI has been involved in neighborhood transformation efforts in 24 cities and more than 40 neighborhoods across the nation with St. Louis as its base. USI serves more than 30,000 families, greater than 100,000 individuals and leverages north of $350 million in supportive service partnerships.
We believe in an equitable opportunity where all children and families are stable and thriving. All voices are acknowledged and promoted. All systems are positively aligned and equally contributing.
Young Audiences Charter School's mission is to educate the whole child through arts integration and equip our creative learners to flourish as leaders in life and learning.
Young Audiences Charter School's vision is to educate creative learners to be self-aware thinkers, creators, and problem solvers who serve as leaders in their community and have a lifelong love of learning. Serving PreK4-10 on the Westbank of Jefferson Parish.
For over 59 years, Young Audiences of Louisiana (YALA) has invested in the children of New Orleans, becoming the leading resource for arts education in the state by "inspiring, empowering, and uniting children and communities through education, arts, and culture." One of 31 YA affiliates nationwide, YALA’s purpose is to: (1) provide students access to high-quality arts learning experiences that are integrated into the general school curricula; (2) place teaching artists in classrooms to implement diversified instructional strategies that fulfill the academic needs of all students, regardless of learning style or differences; (3) ensure that local students have access to safe, quality afterschool enrichment programs; (4) instruct local educators on proven arts-integrated pedagogical techniques through professional development workshops; and (5) prepare professional artists with the skills necessary to effectively enter the classroom.