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                   OUR ORGANIZATION  




 Volunteers from CORE NEW ORLEANS & daughter (far right & far left) with parent and youth from community. Building our signage from trash.

Our overall mission is to empower & inform at-risk and underserved youth & community by connecting them to real-world expectations, experiences & assignments that enhance their reading, writing, oral presentation, creative. and critical thinking abilities. Whose Magazine programming, and The Recycle Challenge Crafting Station and the Parade & Festival are programs of the Literacy Project International aka Whose Magazine? A Youth Publication and our fiscal agent, CCI (Collaborative Community Initiative).'


 Volunteers from CMMP (Comprehensive Medical Mentoring Program) NEW ORLEANS at St. Roch Market community build.

Whether you start as a volunteer, intern, or paid team member, each plays a vital role in our non-profit and the programs we offer. Our organization is comprised of a richness of volunteers to team members ranging from youngsters to elders who have offered their time, skills, and enthusiasm. Previous volunteer/intern partners such as CORE NEW ORLEANS and VISAGE provided weekly interns & volunteer support. Added to this, we have individuals who volunteer to organizations such as Louisiana Just Recovery Network and CMP providing one-day volunteer support not only helps fulfill organizational objectives, personal growth, and a sense of purpose, fostering a stronger sense of community and social impact.

The focus is on raising funds and awareness for the non-profit Literacy Project International AKA Whose Magazine? A Youth Publication, the fiscal agent is Collaborative Community Initiative LLC.). To familiarize yourself with our programming, click to see HIGHLIGHTS of the 2022 Report, & achievements! 


 Volunteers from VISAGE  assist to build suits from trash.

 Youth & Parent volunteer to participate in a community trash pick-up in Pontchartrain Park Neighborhood, 


There are numerous benefits to both individuals and communities that participate in community outreach events, It fosters a sense of belonging, strengthens, social connections, promotes social justice skills, gains experience, and develops empathy. It also leads to a healthier and happier community, as it encourages collaboration, enhances communication, and improves the overall quality of life. Through paid-team members' positions, we provide a positive organizational culture. that values and respects the efforts and contributions of employees. This can lead to higher levels of engagement, collaboration, and overall satisfaction within the workforce.

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 Youth reporters conduct a press conference at Wesley Barrow Stadium, before Community Trash Pick-Up.


 Youth Volunteers stop by to assist while at St. Roch Market. Taking time after working on the final touches for JAMNOLA Queen's headress. 

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