opportunity for youth work in New Orleans

Common Cents is offering grants up to $20,000 for projects that will contribute to an inclusive and just recovery from Hurricane Katrina. Preference will be given to service or advocacy projects that either involve young people meaningfully in the recovery, or that address the specific needs of children and youth. … All winners will …

  • Receive up to $20,000 in cash awards
  • Showcase their project at a student conference in New York City in May 2006
  • “Preference will be given for projects that …

  • Increase youth decision-making in the recovery and rebuilding
  • Build relationships between people within and outside the region
  • Strengthen infrastructure for sustainable services for young people
  • Contribute to our understanding of youth as a resource for recovery