Help us keep the Greenway green, clean, and beautiful by pulling invasive weeds from the bioswales! Pulling out weeds like Johnsongrass and cattails keep the native water-loving plants on the Greenway thriving, and makes sure its stormwater management system works properly to reduce flooding.
-Weather-appropriate clothing that you don't mind getting dirty,
-Sun protection, and
-Boots or shoes that can get wet
2200 Lafitte St
New Orleans , LA 70119
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Our volunteer-powered committees are crucial to ensuring the Greenway is a safe and vibrant community asset. Committees meet monthly and are open to all members. Are you a member who would like to join a committee? Email Nellie Catzen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Community Engagement Committee plans Friends of Lafitte Greenway's community & health programming and events, and strengthens our outreach efforts within the Greenway's diverse communities.
Meetings: Bi-monthly on the 4th Tuesday of even-numbered months, 6:00-7:30 PM, Greenway Office at Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center (2200 Lafitte St.)
Planning & Design Committee
Planning & Design is our committee of design and development experts that reviews matters related to the built environment on the Greenway and in the surrounding Lafitte Corridor neighborhoods.
Meetings: Bi-monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of odd-numbered months, 11:30-1:00 PM, Greenway Office at Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center (2200 Lafitte St.)
Chair: Susannah Bridges-Burley, email@example.com
Fund Development Committee
The Fund Development Committee works to ensure that Friends of Lafitte Greenway meets its fundraising goals through sponsorships, the membership program, and grants.
Meetings: Email info@lafittegreenway for a meeting schedule
Co-chairs: Charles Barclay and Foster Duncan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Growing the Greenway
The Growing the Greenway Committee works to advocate for and create community gardens on the Lafitte Greenway, which will improve health outcomes of local residents, strengthen neighborhood bonds, support environmental stewardship education, and foster economic growth along the Greenway. Click here for more information.
Meetings: Email email@example.com or visit lafittegreenway.org/growing
Chair: Nellie Catzen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Friends of Lafitte Greenway depends on volunteer support to deliver the programming and improvements that make the Greenway a vibrant community asset. Our 500+ volunteers keep the Lafitte Greenway clean, green, and beautiful through monthly volunteer days. They tackle ongoing maintenance needs and power our committees.
Sign up to volunteer, and we will let you know about volunteer opportunities including Lafitte Greenway Green-Up days and community events. Learn more about our upcoming volunteer days here.
Join a Committee
Put your event planning, fundraising, marketing, urban design, communications talents to use in support of the Lafitte Greenway by joining one of Friends of Lafitte Greenway’s committees.