The mission of the New Orleans Children and Youth Planning Board is to prepare a comprehensive plan for services and programs that address the needs of the children and youth of New Orleans in order to encourage positive development and diversion of children and youth from the criminal justice system.
What do you envision for youth in New Orleans?
Join CYPB in hearing about citywide efforts to support the success of our young people:
New Orleans Children and Youth Planning Board
Tuesday March 11th, 2014
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Joe W. Brown Recreation Center
5601 Read Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70127
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Please be advised that the Opportunity Youth Coalition (OYC) candidate forum scheduled on Monday, March 10 at Kingsley House has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts of several candidates.
We appreciate your interest and support of this event and discussion of issues facing our young people. The OYC member and sponsoring partners appreciate your understanding.
“Each child is an adventure into a better life – an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new. We are in danger of making our cities places where business goes on but where life, in its real sense, is lost.”
Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978)
38th U.S. Vice-President
It has been quite a while since I posted a message and I apologize for the delay. I have been trying to get these done; but, other tasks and responsibilities have taken much of my time. Know that I have not failed to keep abreast, as well as I can, of the issues relating to our children and families.
As we are moving into the fall, nearing the end of Hurricane Season 2013 and quickly approaching the holiday season, I begin to contemplate our successes and disappointments during the year. What I surely want us to avoid is creating a city where business goes on but where life is lost. Continue reading...