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The NOLA FOR LIFE Mentoring Initiative partners with mentoring organizations to positively impact the lives of young men in New Orleans. This initiative, as a component of Invest in Prevention, allows us to work with other mentoring organizations to change the lives of young men in New Orleans.

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Launched in May 2012, NOLA FOR LIFE is Mayor Landrieu’s cutting edge murder reduction strategy for the City of New Orleans. It’s smart, holistic and it hits the streets.

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A Matter of Black Lives

BY Jeff Goldberg

In late April of 1994, a 9-year-old African American boy from the broken-down Central City neighborhood of New Orleans wrote a letter to President Bill Clinton, asking him to bring about an end to the violence that was devastating his city.

“Dear Mr. Clinton,” James Darby began. “I want you to stop the killing in the city. People is dead and I think that somebody might kill me. So would you please stop the people from deading. I’m asking you nicely to stop it. I know you can do it. Do it. I now you could.” He signed the letter, “Your friend, James.” Continue reading.

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By the Numbers

114

individuals from 12 gangs have been indicted as part of a coordinated multi-jurisdictional effort to focus on group and gang activity. 

7,500

participants and spectators attended nine seasons of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball. Participants were connected to jobs, job training, education or other resources. 

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P&ID Drafter/Designer

Salary
Depends on Experience
Duties

Responsible for generating new and or incorporating engineering marks onto existing P&IDs using SmartPlant and Auto-Cad inclusive of a quality check prior to returning to engineering team. Accept work assignments from project leads, estimate time required to complete assignment, back-check the work and work toward improving efficiency.

Experience required

At least 1 to 3 years of related experience in the development of new and updates of the various types of P&IDs using the latest version of AutoCad.

Education required
No Minimum Education Requirement

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Job #515937

Accounts Receivable Agent

Salary
Depends on Experience
Duties

Responsible for the processing, recording and billing of debts owed to the hotel. Monitor group master accounts from check-in through checkout, ensure accuracy of billing. Prepare and post city ledger adjustments as needed. Prepare and mail invoices with proper documentation same day as transferred to Accounts Receivable. Prepare and mail individual travel voucher accounts with proper documentation same day transferred to Accounts Receivable.

Experience required

At least one year Accounts Receivable experience preferred. Licenses or Certificates

Education required
Bachelor's Degree

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Job #516087

Inventory Associate and Driver

Salary
Depends on Experience
Duties

We have an immediate need for Inventory Associates who like to work varied hours and count inventory as a team! Voluntary van transportation is offered for our "out of town" inventories. 

Experience required

Possess a driving record free of any at fault accidents or driving violations within the past 24 months. Must be at least 25 years old. Must have at least 5 years of current uninterrupted licensed driving experience

Education required
No Minimum Education Requirement

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Job #516294