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Transformative change begins with a conversation. I Am New Orleans provides a platform for residents, leaders and stakeholders to powerfully unite to advance racial equity. 

We partner with local organizations to host virtual and in-person community conversations on critical issues facing children and families in New Orleans. When we engage in meaningful discussions, actively seek solutions, and, most importantly, amplify community voices, we can visualize and realize a city where all children and families thrive.

Explore our previous conversations.

Early Childhood Education

Early Learning Teachers – The Bridge to a Brighter Future

Economic Equity

Economic Dignity: A Vision for New Orleans

ESSENCE Festival of Culture™ presented by Coca-Cola® Global Black Economic Forum

Entrepreneurship: The New American Dream

Environmental Justice

A Child’s World: How Environmental Justice Builds a Better Future

Food Equity

Growing Together: A Discussion on Food Equity and Accessibility

Food Fuels Generations

Maternal & Child Health

A Breastfeeding-Friendly City is A Baby-Friendly City

Lactation Consultants – A Labor of Love

Milk Banks: Community Generosity Saves Lives

Racial Equity

Reckoning & Release: A Community Conversation About Healing

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