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Nov 17, 2016

People’s Budget Report 2016 Announced

The Committee for a Better New Orleans announces the results of the Big Easy Budget Game, a data-driven, crowd-sourced interactive website that residents can use to balance the city budget with their own spending priorities. Over 600 residents participated, indicating …

Jun 11, 2015

Join Us for the 6th Annual Diana Lewis Citizen Participation Awards Luncheon

Luncheon Tables and Tickets are available now for our Annual Luncheon, on Tuesday, August 18 at the Hyatt on Loyola.  Sen. Mary Landrieu will be the keynote speaker, and this year’s deserving honorees are Sandy Rosenthal and the League of …

Jun 04, 2015

2014 Report on Activities Released

CBNO has released its 2014 Report on Activities – and what a year it was!  See what kind of progress we made, and what role you played in helping us get there.  And there’s lot’s more under way in 2015!

Jun 02, 2015

Nominations Open for 2015 Bryan Bell Metropolitan Leadership Forum

This will be the 51st class for the Leadership Forum!  Nominations are open through July 24, and self-nominations are welcome.  Please download the Nomination Form here.  More information about the Forum can be found on this site under the Programs tab.

Jan 28, 2015

CBNO Publications

Click on the title to download these helpful publications; where applicable, use the link to related websites. Latino Health Survey Report – Full Text Latino Health Survey Report — Highlights [For Spanish language versions, go to www.puentesnola.org] Blight Resource Guide - comprehensive …

Dec 12, 2014

Latino Community Health Survey Report Released

A major survey of health status, issues and barriers among New Orleans’ Latino residents has been released.  Conducted by CBNO, Puentes New Orleans and the New Orleans Health Department, it contains major findings and substantial recommendations for addressing the problems.  …

Nov 19, 2014

November 19: Peoples Budget Summit Report Released

On October 8, some 60 New Orleans residents came together to design a People’s Budget for the city for 2015. Fueled by a sense of disconnect from the city’s budget process, participants produced a serious budget with some interesting results.  …

Jun 27, 2014

June 17, 2014: Blight Resource Guide to Be Released

CBNO’s latest community resource publication, the Blight Resource Guide – produced in partnership with the Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance (GNOHA), will be released on June 25.  Click here for the full Blight Event Press Release to download the Blight Resource …

Dec 11, 2013

CBNO Receives Citizen Diplomat Award

On December 7, the New Orleans Citizen Diplomacy Council presented CBNO with one of its three ” Outstanding Citizen Diplomat” awards for 2013. Fellow honorees were the United Houma Nation and Youth Rebuilding New Orleans. The Diplomacy Council is affiliated …

Sep 05, 2013

City Council Amends Zoning Code to Implement Neighborhood Participation Program

On May 2, City Council adopted the City Planning Commission’s Neighborhood Participation Program (NPP) for land use actions. However, the final ordinance to amend the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance to implement the NPP was on hold until August 22 when it …