2013 Grantees

Lousiana’s

Broadmoor Development Corporation, New Zion City Preservation Association, and Miller Urban Consulting(http://www.broadmoorimprovement.com/#!broadmoor-development-corporation/c1tzu)

  • Amount: $27,000
  • Area Served: New Orleans Zion City neighborhood
  • Objective: Support pilot project to address blight in target area, develop strategies to overcome tax and title hurdles in “weak market” neighborhoods, use lessons to further implement strategies in New Orleans and beyond.

Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children(http://www.fflic.org/)

  • Amount: $20,000
  • Area Served: Statewide
  • Objective: Support strategies to address the “school-to-prison pipeline.” Funding will help train parents, students and community advocates to propose changes to disciplinary policies at target schools.

Ride New Orleans(http://rideneworleans.org/)

  • Amount: $50,000
  • Area Served: New Orleans
  • Objective: Improve public transport in New Orleans, developing a Transit Riders’ Bill of Rights, forming a Riders’ Advisory Committee to advise the Regional Transit Authority, ensuring that the upcoming planning around late-night service reflects the needs of the city’s low-wage, late evening workers.