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.
Sophie Harris Vorhoff
To communicate the vital connections among parks, recreation, health, and economic development.
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.
To raise awareness of the history and design of
our parks, thereby providing an educational
context to facilitate informed decisions.
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.
To ensure that there is no net loss of existing greenspace for public use.
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.