Use your creativity to tell, show & share the real story of New Orleans youth. Submit your artwork proposal by Tues. May 28, 2024 at 12:00 PM.

EXTENDED DEADLINE! Apply here by 11:59pm on Fri. Feb. 2, 2024!

The Youth Advisory Board of NOLA CYPB invites you to become certified in Mental Health First Aid! Register for a free, four-hour interactive training session delivered by expert trainers from… Read more »

A 10-month paid research training + project where New Orleans youth will lead community change! Apply by 3/7/23!

CYPB Youth Advisory Board Meeting on March 11 –> Join us in building youth voice, vision & power-sharing!

Hello youth leaders! We’re so glad that you registered for panel interviews. We look forward to getting to know you and seeing your passion in action tonight. Here’s some process… Read more »

Join CYPB and the Youth Master Plan through one of any four PAID youth leadership opportunities with stipends provided. Click to learn more + apply ASAP. Details within.

Everything starts with a conversation. New Orleans youth are overdue a seat at the table. Join us in March 2023 Health Equity conversation.

A 10-month paid research training + project where New Orleans youth will lead community change, guided by research experts and supportive mentors.

Youth Advisory Board members speak out on solutions for public safety, mental health, and power-sharing between youth and adults.

Called To Care 2022 Summit RFP info + application   We are pleased to announce the 2022 Called to Care Summit has an open Request for Proposals. Since 2019, The… Read more »

Opportunity for youth, ages 14-24, to make change together. Stipends available for youth members!

Learn more about the Called to Care Summit Planning Committee and apply by 3/30/22!

Read on to learn more about the Youth Advisory Board of CYPB and how to apply by January 31, 2022!

Download the Dismantling Adultism Toolkit created by Youth Advisory Board of CYPB members!

Dive into the recording and materials shared during our Called to Care: 2021 New Orleans Virtual Summit. Many thanks to all who participated!

Register today for the Called to Care: 2021 New Orleans Virtual Summit!

We are excited to announce the Called to Care: 2021 New Orleans Virtual Summit! Called to Care is a coordinated effort promoting compassionate healing across New Orleans for our children, youth, and their families. Summit registration opens on October 5, 2021.

The Youth Master Plan Launch for Action & Implementation is a celebration of the diligent collective work to create solutions and action strategies for a more youth-centered city.

Join us in building youth leadership and planning for better outcomes together with the Youth Master Plan.

Join the Youth Advisory Board of CYPB! Click here to apply by 1/20/21.

Read Youth Advisory Board Member Lauren Benn’s op-ed on why Black youth voices matter.

CYPB launches Louisiana’s First ACEs Connection Website. Join the movement to become a healing-centered city!

New Orleans is a city where the full self-expression, leadership, creativity, and culture of all children and youth comes together to create a true community where everyone succeeds.” Our city’s youth have spoken.

Take the Youth & Community Survey to tell us what success means to YOU and how we can get there together. All survey submitters are entered into a raffle to win a $50 giftcard prize.

What does success look like for New Orleans and children and youth? What priorities do you have for how we can get there together?

Learn more about guest speakers in our youth-centered discussion on the current pandemics and NOLA youth.

Calling all New Orleans youth, ages 12-24! Join us in flipping the script on Sat, June 27 @ 1pm.

Join us in building youth leadership and planning for better outcomes together with the Youth Master Plan.

Follow along here & on @NOLACYPB social media channels in the coming weeks for stories, words & resources that bring us together in the possibility of healing.

Online preregistration now open for NORD Summer Teen Camp (ages 13-15) and JOB1 NOLA Youth Works (ages 16-21). Apply today and spread the word!

CYPB launches its first Youth Advisory Board! Twenty-two 14 to 24 year-old New Orleaneans will bring their voices, expertise, and leadership to CYPB activities.

The Called to Care report debuted on Tuesday, January 21st to a full room of social workers and stakeholders. We ask: What does it take to be a Trauma-Informed City? Learn more and pledge your commitment to our shared mission here.

New Orleans high schoolers and young adults (ages 14-24) are invited to apply for a seat on the newly launched Youth Advisory Board to the Children & Youth Planning Board (CYPB).

CYPB’s 2019 Annual Planning Day Meeting set the foundation for the systems-level work ahead in 2020.

The 2019 CYPB Annual Planning Meeting kicked off with a special conversation with Tim Wise to set the stage for our work together in disrupting and changing systemic inequities.

A new cohort of ACE Educators are ready to hold space for sharing knowledge on childhood trauma and resilience.

Download Called to Care: The Abridged Version to quickly find the key recommendations and implementation plan elements from the full report and utilize this resource tool to move actionable change.

Download CYPB Childhood Trauma Task Force’s recommendations on how New Orleans can be a more compassionate and trauma-informed city.

Provide community education on the profound health and social impacts of childhood adversity and trauma.

A new program to connect 225 youth, ages 18-24, to in-demand jobs of the future and assistance to ensure they achieve financial stability.

Download materials from the 2019 Summit on Compassion & Resilience — find lexicons, presentations, and more!

Join us on June 12, 2019 to imagine a more trauma informed city. Register today!

Ministers and Lay Leaders, you are invited to join CYPB for breakfast to learn more about youth development in New Orleans and to become partners in the struggle to save our children.

CYPB produces an annual Juvenile Justice report to share information and data with the board and community at large. Look for the updated Juvenile Justice Report on October 1, 2019.

Including photos from our recent Board Meeting and a slideshow of 2017 Youth As Mappers See more at

The information produced in this guide was collected from the 2017 NOLA CYPB Youth Mapping Project completed in partnership with several local youth organizations and Orleans Parish youth. Check it… Read more »

SAVE THE DATE: Planning for Children, Youth and Families of Orleans Parish – Help us Plan! Tuesday, October 17, 2017 9:00am -1:30pm Location to be Determined

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Got Community Service Hours? Get 25 hours of community service in two weeks! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! New Orleans Children and Youth Planning Board (CYPB) seeks… Read more »

The notion of mapping – taking stock of what already exists – makes so much sense, particularly for the New Orleans Children & Youth Planning Board. State legislation and a… Read more »

After many months of planning and work, we're happy to announce that our new website is now live!  We hope that this provides the community with a portal through which... Read more »