Focus: To coordinate beautification projects, support green advocacy efforts, and promote Algiers Point as a vibrant New Orleans historic neighborhood.
Examples of current projects: Jazz Walk of Fame renovations, mural re-painting on Patterson St. levee wall, flag pole replacement at McDonogh Park.
WE STRENGTHEN NEIGHBORHOOD TIES BLOCK BY BLOCK.
Civic Engagement (Planning and Zoning)
Focus: To advocate on behalf of Algiers residents to ensure equitable access to community parks, bicycle and walking paths, recreation centers, clinics, and libraries; enhanced and interconnected transportation options, including the equitable allotment of Public Works resources; and thoughtful and inclusive decision making in the areas of planning and zoning.
Examples of current projects: meeting with developers, defining provisos for zoning changes, offering recommendations on zoning or conditional use permits.
WE HELP MAKE OUR CITY GREAT.
Focus: To plan and promote neighborhood events that bring people together.
Examples of current projects: Annual APA home tour, Holiday Party, fundraisers.
WE BUILD COMMUNITY.
Membership and Communications
Focus: To promote the value of staying informed and becoming actively engaged in neighborhood life using a variety of channels (e.g. the APA website, online newsletters, postcards, and social events).
Examples of current projects: bi-weekly newsletter, maintain membership database, update website
WE STAY CONNECTED.
Focus: To work to ensure a safe neighborhood by supporting community-based initiatives (e.g., the APA crime camera grant program, attendance at monthly NOPD Fourth District meetings) and encouraging ongoing neighbor-to-neighbor communication.
Examples of current projects: spread the world about crime camera grant program, attend APAC meetings, liaison with 4th District NOPD, host Alla Mardi Gras krewe brunch each spring for NOPD detail, Night Out Against Crime.
WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER.
Focus: To monitor progress on ferry ships and terminals. Advocate for connected, effective, efficient local public transportation, including but not limited to ferries. Help make our community accessible for everyone, including cyclists, pedestrians, and transit riders.
Examples of current projects: monitor progress of East Bank terminal construction, West Bank terminal renovation, and status of ferries.