Dedicated to the Creation, Maintenance and Beautification of

Public Parks, Playgrounds & Green Space throughout New Orleans.

NOLA Parks for All is dedicated to providing all New Orleanians with access to an interconnected network of well-maintained parks and open green space including water-smart parks, playgrounds, levees, neighborhood (block parks) and neutral grounds that afford communion with nature, connection with community, and beautiful places for exercise and leisurely retreat.

To foster active civic engagement in shaping public agendas and policies related to open space and recreation.

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

ASSET PROTECTION

EQUITY


Lex Kelso
Shaun Duncan
Foster Duncan
Keith Hardie
Adam Mejerson
Editha Amacker
Joshua Lichtman
Robert Thompson
Jeffrey Schwartz
Robbie Robertson
Sophie Harris Vorhoff
Jeff Katz
Scott Howard

A GREENER Vision

OUR BOARD

To communicate the vital connections among parks, recreation, health, and economic development.

COMMUNITY COLLABORATION
      To partner with all constituencies whose    
      missions align with Parks for All’s and to
      provide technical expertise in support of
      individuals working to build and maintain
      their neighborhood parks.


DATA DRIVEN ANALYSIS
      To be a data-driven resource that provides     
      informed input and expert guidance in
      helping New Orleans become a great park city.


CULTURAL CONNECTIONS
     To raise awareness of the history and design of
     our parks, thereby providing an educational
      context to facilitate informed decisions.


PUBLIC FUNDING
     To advocate for adequate public funding of
      parks and open spaces to ensure the creation
      of new parks and the high-quality maintenance
      for existing park.

BEST PRACTICES

To ensure that there is no net loss of existing greenspace for public use.

VALUE PROPOSITION

To promote equitable allocation of open space and financial resources, thereby meeting the needs of all community residents, regardless of age, cultural background, location, or economic status.

The management of public open spaces as they affect preservation, maintenance, environmental sustainability, storm-water management, public health, non-motorized transit, public safety, and access to recreation facilities.