Lafitte Greenway Ambassador Program

Who are Ambassadors?

A diverse group of 5 dedicated community leaders who...

  • Live, work, or have significant community ties in one of the neighborhoods along the Lafitte Greenway
  • Are passionate about inspiring community to get outside and get active
  • Have an interest in healthy communities and a healthy environment, and
  • Are rooted in New Orleans’ history, and looking to build its future

What do Ambassadors do?


  • About the Greenway, it’s historical and cultural landmarks, and stormwater management features
  • Techniques for community organizing, outreach, and engagement


  • With leaders from other neighborhoods
  • Friends, family, and neighbors  in Greenway health, nature, and community-building activities


  • Monthly Ambassador Activities: Community engagement pop ups, Lafitte Greenway Walking Tours, volunteer projects, and more!
  • Ambassador Project - program, event, or improvement of Ambassadors’ choosing
  • Peer-to-Peer learning with community leaders in Gentilly’s new Resiliency District


This program is made possible thanks to generous support from The Foundation for Louisiana.

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