NEW ORLEANS (press release) – As part of the Mayor’s Office of Youth and Families (OYF), New Orleans Children and Youth Planning Board (CYPB), and New Orleans Youth Alliance (NOYA) facilitation of the city’s first-ever Youth Master Plan, young people from across New Orleans and sector leaders will gather to present implementation action steps to address youth issues planned for the next two years, as part of the second phase in the Youth Master Plan. The Youth Master Plan, which was signed as an Executive Order on July 13, will serve as a 10-year, comprehensive roadmap for creating a positive youth development-focused, results-oriented New Orleans.

  • What: New Orleans Youth Master Plan Launch for Action & Implementation

  • When: Tuesday, July 27 from 4 – 6 p.m.

  • Where: Virtual via Zoom

  • RSVP link: HERE

As part of the event, attendees will learn about the action steps to implement key solutions to city issues outlined in the first phase of the Youth Master Plan, how data will be used to track progress on the community’s implementation of the plan, and more. Major systemic issues outlined in the Youth Master Plan, of which youth-centered solutions to address them have been developed, include child and family poverty, mental health and wellness, disconnection from school and workforce, and more.

The event will take place online via Zoom and is facilitated by the CYPB’s Youth Advisory Board, a group of young New Orleanians ages 14 to 24 who have helped guide the development of the Youth Master Plan. They are now tasked with creating a youth development-focused, results-oriented New Orleans through collective action and implementation of the Youth Master Plan.