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City Year New Orleans

New Orleans is one of the most distinctive and lively U.S. cities, a melting pot of cultures, food, architecture and music. Our New Orleans team is committed to helping the students and schools of the city succeed.

Support students in New Orleans

We are City Year. We are challenging the educational status quo with tenacity, passion and empathy. We create environments where young people feel like they belong, so they can fulfill their potential.

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Hello, New Orleans!

The birthplace of jazz. You hear the sound of brass instruments from local musicians while you tour our gorgeous city.

Get to know our city

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Addressing the challenge

There are 54 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with students throughout New Orleans.

See where the corps works

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Our impact in New Orleans

We partner with educators while supporting, mentoring and lifting up our students so that they are able to fully take advantage of their drive and skillsets.

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Ready to apply?

Great! We are excited to work together to grow our communities, while you learn valuable skills for the future.

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Your City Year New Orleans resources

Go into your City Year with resource and information from classroom environments to housing, and some hidden gems to help you feel like a part of the community during your City Year New Orleans experience.

Why New Orleans?

New Orleans has a rich culture and history. There are plenty of opportunities to learn about the city through swamp tours, outdoor activities, and volunteering.

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Explore the city

We’ll walk you through how to use the New Orleans Mass Transit System to get across the city, how and where to find roommates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year New Orleans experience.

See our New Orleans city guide

Leadership | New Orleans

Our executive director, staff, alumni, board members and partners are committed to building a stronger New Orleans by supporting and...

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In the News | New Orleans

Stay in the know about all things City Year. Check out our latest features, media spotlights and press releases.

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Events | New Orleans

Join us at an upcoming event to learn more about our work in schools to support student success.

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National Strategic Partners

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  • Comcast NBC/ Universal logo
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  • Deloitte logo
  • New York Life Foundation logo
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National Partners

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  • Bank of America logo
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Celanese logo
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