Fund 17 is a New Orleans nonprofit that provides tailored training and resources to underserved community members that have a business or business idea. The entrepreneurs served by Fund 17 usually own informal, home-based businesses like baking or landscaping.
BUILDING A GREENER HEALTHIER LOUISIANA FOR ALL
USGBC Louisiana is focused on Green Schools and Green Tools, our chapter advocates for better building practices and green building codes, provides continuing education and research for over 850 LEED credentialed professionals across the state, and implements green schools programs that have been nationally recognized for transforming learning environments for Louisiana's youngest stakeholders.
COMMITTED TO OPPORTUNITY AND PROSPERITY
COP NOLA is a free educational program for NOPD applicants with the goal of raising the local passage rate for the civil service test and improving applicant interview skills. COP NOLA will ensure that a high-paying profession with excellent benefits remains accessible to local applicants.
SUPPORTING SMALL SCALE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ULI PRODUCT COUNCIL
ULI’s Product Councils are small-group, focused meetings for members who care about advancing best practice in niche areas of the industry. Building upon the success of the National Product Council, this Local Product Council provides the opportunity for both ULI Associate and Full Members to benefit from sharing and discussing pertinent industry issues. This 2017-2018 cycle LPC focused on discussingsmall scale development in New Orleans.
SUPPORTING THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY THROUGH A MONTHLY COLUMN
Alejandra promotes economic and community development best practices through various channels including a monthly column with VIVA NOLA Magazine and Forbes blogs reaching 50,000+ people annually.
Her economic and community development monthly columns with VIVA NOLA reaches 7,500+ people and has the goal to promote Hispanic heritage in a bilingual format.