2018 National Planning Conference

Volunteer with Rebuilding Together New Orleans

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 11:15 a.m. - 5 p.m. CDT

Location: Mobile Workshop Departure Area

CM | 5.50

Cost: $59.00

Activity Type: Mobile Workshops

Activity ID: NPC180049


  • How historic preservation practices and safety concerns impact an aging city
  • How a growing city impacts the supply of affordable housing, from the perspective of New Orleans homeowners and local professionals
  • What it takes to restore homes by providing hands-on and critical repairs to homeowners who would otherwise be unable to afford the much-needed assistance


Rebuilding Together New Orleans (RTNO) brings volunteers and communities together to provide safe and healthy homes for everyone. Get your hands dirty with RTNO and the Urban Design and Preservation Division and give back while engaging with program staff and homeowners on the issue of affordable housing in a city where historic preservation is both a challenge and a cultural treasure, and gentrification threatens the solidity of deeply rooted communities. You'll receive an orientation and training for the day’s tasks from RTNO while learning about their efforts to help homeowners age in place.

Mobile Workshop Guides

Peter M. Barnard, AICP
Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Poughkeepsie, NY

William Stoudt
Rebuilding Together New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

Katrina A. Schweitzer
New Orleans, LA

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