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I Am New Orleans wins four prestigious ADDY Awards for community-inspired murals

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) proudly announced today that I Am New Orleans took home three Gold ADDY Awards and a Best of Show Award for the initiative’s community-inspired murals, produced by Spears Group and supported by WKKF, at the 2024 American Advertising Awards in New Orleans.​

Photos: New mural unveiled in Lower 9th Ward

People gathered for the unveiling of artist Jade Meyers’ mural on the exterior of the Andrew P. Sanchez and Copelin-Byrd Multi-Service Center in New Orleans on Tuesday, August 1, 2023. The mural is part of the I Am New Orleans campaign, a community-led effort designed to inspire conversation and action in creating a more equitable city for its children and families.

I Am New Orleans talks about the latest community mural

Young Black artist unveiled I Am New Orleans mural at Andrew P. Sanchez & Copelin-Byrd Multi-Service Center in the Lower 9th Ward

New mural placed in Gentilly

A new mural has been placed in Gentilly. The “I Am New Orleans” mural is inspired by community feedback. WDSU Anchor Darryl Forges spoke with the artist, Jade Meyers, and Dennis Bagneris Jr. with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation on the importance of the mural for the community.

New mural on library represents Gentilly community

Wearing white coveralls dotted with splashes of paint and a white baseball cap fitted snugly atop her head, artist Jade Meyers gingerly stepped up to the microphone, her voice and eyes filled with emotion.

New Gentilly mural represents the diversity, spirit, and transformation of New Orleans

A local artist is adding some color to the Gentilly neighborhood.


The virtual #IamNewOrleans event addresses how we can use entrepreneurship as a pathway to making individuals and communities economically secure and equitable.

Business Leaders to Discuss ‘Entrepreneurship, the New American Dream’

In observation of Small Business Month, I am New Orleans will host “Entrepreneurship, the New American Dream,” beginning at 6 p.m. CT on Thursday, May 12.

I am New Orleans presents "Reckoning and Release: A Community Conversation About Healing"

As part of a series of its community conversation campaigns, I am New Orleans will present Reckoning and Release: A Community Conversation About Healing on Thursday, Jan. 20 at 6 p.m.

Community Elders & Youth to Discuss Racial Healing Across Generations on January 20

As part of Ashé Cultural Arts Center’s week-long programming in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the National Day of Racial Healing, I am New Orleans will host “Reckoning & Release: A Community Conversation About Healing,” beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20. 

Experts discuss importance of milk donations during national Prematurity Awareness Month

It’s national Prematurity Awareness Month and Thursday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m., several experts will discuss the importance of milk donations.

Discussions on the importance of 'milk banks'

November is ‘pre-maturity awareness month’ and the organization I Am New Orleans will host a panel discussion tackling common misconceptions on milk banks.

Seminar aims to break the stigma around breast feeding

Several health care experts will be there to answer your breastfeeding questions.

N.O. Health Experts Promote Breastfeeding

In honor of National Breastfeeding Month and National Black Breastfeeding Week, I Am New Orleans will host a virtual panel discussion, “A Breastfeeding-Friendly City is a Baby-Friendly City,” from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 26.

Media inquiries can be sent to communication@IamNewOrleans.org

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