NENA connects with and organizes Lower Ninth Ward residents to encourage and foster community participation in the revitalization of the Lower Ninth Ward. NENA conducts outreach through various methods such as block captains; canvassing; community meetings; emails; flyer distribution; public service announcements and word of mouth.
Lower 9thWard (NENA)’s mission is to play a vital role in our neighborhood’s redevelopment. We implement sustainable projects and programs in decent and affordable housing, economic development and education with clear community involvement and direction.
NENA utilizes an innovative resident-based approach to the comprehensive rebuilding of the Lower Ninth Ward, providing services and implementing sustainable programs in community outreach, case management, design and construction administration, home and school rebuilding, and economic development.