Welcome to New Orleans


A Long Partnership

JFF has long felt a deep connection with the city of New Orleans. Its thriving hospitality industry has welcomed us warmly for past summits, and its employers and community organizations have been strong partners in creating education, training, and reskilling opportunities for the city’s learners and workers. Explore our New Orleans work below.

Opportunity Works

A national effort that paved pathways to college and career success for more than 2,000 young people who were out of school and work—and proved the impact of JFF’s Back on Track model.

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Expanding Apprenticeship to Opportunity Youth

Since 2019, JFF has enrolled more than 400 young adults into apprenticeship programs and started a cohort of 15 programs across the country.

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Hospitality and Tourism in the New Orleans Region

A JFF labor market snapshot of the hospitality and tourism industry in New Orleans that moves beyond the conventional wisdom.

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Hurricane Ida

What We’re Doing

Following Hurricane Ida’s devastating impact on Louisiana and the Gulf Coast, we hope to be a part of the Big Easy’s recovery—now and in the future. Please join us in donating to the Greater New Orleans Foundation to support recovery and rebuilding.

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New Orleans Downtown

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