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Want to be a mentor?

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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The Strategy

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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Mayor's Innovation Delivery Team

In July 2011, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced a $24 million initiative to fund Innovation Delivery Teams (I-team) that help mayors effectively design and implement solutions to pressing challenges in their cities. New Orleans was one of five cities to receive a multi-year grant. As a pioneer "I-team" city, we're seeing major results in our two priority areas: customer service and murder reduction.

Using the i-team playbook, Mayor Landrieu's Innovation Team created and introduced a comprehensive strategy for reducing murders in New Orleans in 2012. In 2013, there were 156 murders, representing a 19% drop from the year before. This was the lowest annual total since 1985, and the lowest rate the city has seen since 1999. Today the team is managing a disciplined delivery process to continuously and reliably monitor progress to stated targets.

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Resources

Assistance is available for:

  • Education
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Mental Health Services
  • Substance Abuse
  • Reentry
  • Domestic Violence
  • and others

Use this app on your smartphone or computer to find resources close to you or any location within the New Orleans area

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Donate to the Fund

Thanks to the Greater New Orleans Foundation, the NOLA FOR LIFE Fund is now ready to receive your donations.

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By the Numbers

100

individuals from 10 gangs have been indicted as part of a coordinated multi-jurisdictional effort to focus on group and gang activity. 

1,000

young people between the ages of 16-30 competed for over 300 available jobs and participated in on-site job readiness boots camps.

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Registered Nurse

Salary
$31.25/Hour
Duties

Provide direct and indirect nursing care to assigned patients at both the Greenwalt Adult Day Healthcare Center (Kenner) and Hope Haven ADHC ( Marrero). Works under the direct and indirect supervision of the ADHC Program Manager or designee but is independent in the application of advanced of nursing knowledge and skills. Manages complex clinical situations for which he/she is responsible.

Experience required

Eighteen months RN experience with at least twelve of those months in geriatric practice area preferred

Education required
Bachelor’s Degree

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Job #512491

Route Delivery Driver

Salary
$36,000.00 - $45,000.00/Year
Duties

Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.
 

Experience required

None Required

Education required
High School Diploma or Equivalent

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Job #496141

Administrative Assistant/Clerk

Salary
$16.00/Hour
Duties

Assists with all clerical duties for Plant Supervisor and Safety and Training Coordinator

Experience required
6 Months
Education required
High School Diploma or Equivalent

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Job #494569