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School House Rock

EVENT POSTPONED! Join us at School House Rock on March 12th to celebrate a year of student success and community impact!

In light of recent increases in health concerns in New Orleans due to the COVID-19 virus and restrictions that many local organizations are placing on large gatherings and events, we have decided to postpone our School House Rock gala to the fall to avoid contributing to any potential spread of COVID-19. The safety of our staff, our AmeriCorps members, our partners and our community is a top priority for us, and we hope you understand this decision.

If you were a ticket buyer for the School House Rock, you have a few options:

TO GIVE: You may consider your ticket purchase a gift that will assist us in recouping the cost of the event. Please contact Megan Scheffe at] with the subject line: School House Rock Donation Update. You may also consider increasing your gift by clicking here to support our AmeriCorps members serving full time in schools across New Orleans. Our corps members are part of a network of caring adults in schools who are dedicated to helping students cultivate essential social, emotional and academic skills that are important for success in school and in life.

TO KEEP: Hold onto your ticket and use it to attend the postponed event, date TBD. Note: If you choose to gift your ticket and decided to attend the postponed event, you will need to purchase another ticket.

TO REFUND: If you would like to receive a full refund for your ticket purchase, please contact Megan Scheffe at with the subject line: School House Rock Refund Request.

If you have further questions or concerns, please direct them to Arielle McConduit at Thank you for your understanding and patience during this time, and for your continued support of our City Year AmeriCorps members and their work to support the students of New Orleans.


City Year New Orleans invites you to join us for our biggest celebration of the year, our annual School House Rock galaSchool House Rock unites business and community leaders, citizen supporters, and service champions for an evening that raises thousands of dollars to support and honor the work of AmeriCorps members who are making a difference in their communities.  

This year’s event is chaired by Caryn Rodgers-Battiste and Todd BattisteThe evening’s festivities will also honor Cheryl Landrieu for her unwavering dedication to the children of New Orleans and for her long-term championship of City Year AmeriCorps members. 

Year after year, for over 12 years, our highly trained AmeriCorps members serve in six of our City’s schools where they mentor and tutor students who are falling behind. What’s more, after a year of service with City Year one quarter of our graduating corps become teachers in the City. All funds raised at School House Rock will directly fund the tutoring, social-emotional coaching, and after school programming provided to 4,000 students in our community—every day, early mornings until late evenings, the entire school year.    

Event Details
  • Event location New Orleans Jazz Market  1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd New Orleans LA 70113
  • Event date Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Event time 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm EST
National Strategic Partners
  • AbbVie logo
  • AT&T logo
  • Comcast NBC/ Universal logo
  • CSX logo
  • Deloitte logo
  • New York Life Foundation logo
  • Pepsico logo
  • Red Nose Day logo
National Partners
  • Aramark logo
  • Bank of America logo
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Celanese logo
  • NFL Inspire Change logo
  • Santander logo