Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame

Contact Info


1941 Alvar St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 504-214-6630

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Cherice Harrison-Nelson
Phone: 504-214-6630

Agency Info

Agency type: Grassroots
Agency hours:9-9
Beginning date for service:03/09/2009

Agency Details

Agency does not carry liability insurance.
Agency does not carry worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
The Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame serves the youth and community, striving to keeping alive this unique tradition and culture of over a hundred years, supporting why and what makes New Orleans, New Orleans.

Mission statements

Dedicated to honoring and educating about those who create and uphold the art and culture of the Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans

Populations Served by Agency

  • All populations
  • Children
  • Entrepreneurs
  • General Public
  • Historical Researchers
  • Local Residents
  • Louisiana residents
  • Mardi Gras Indians
  • Musicians
  • Schools
  • Social and Pleasure Club Members
  • Youth Populations and Their Families

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Children/Youth
  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Building
  • Cultural Studies: African American
  • Cultural Studies: Indigenous
  • Curriculm development involving computer technology
  • Education
  • Enhance academic achievement for under-resourced students
  • Historic Preservation
  • Increase motivation levels of under-resourced students
  • Innovation
  • Instructional Support
  • Literacy and Mathematics Workshops
  • Louisiana history
  • Networking with educational agencies and non-profits
  • One-to-one mentoring of children between the ages of 5 to 17.
  • Preservation of indigenous cultural traditions- African American community
  • Public Relations
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Social Networking

Public Service Needs

  • Create art for/with community residents
  • Write a business/strategic plan
  • Provide case management
  • Maintain communication with agency clients
  • Provide direct service to clients
  • Collect data
  • Conduct engaged research
  • Raise funds
  • The intern will aid the 7th Ward Neighborhood Center in creating a membership database that will enable the Center to communicate with community groups and individuals, and to build a sustainable grassroots fundraising structure.
  • Provide physical assistance
  • Document
  • Develop publicity material
  • Student will research online databases and corporate websites for private and public grants for non-profit educational programming.
  • Layout and design assistance for media

Resource Needs for this agency

  • Best Practices Research
  • community support, volunteers, monetary resources
  • Continued collaborations with community orgranizations
  • Grant Writing
  • Human Resources
  • Media development
  • Outreach
  • Publicity and Fundraising
  • Research, outreach, coordination

Services Provided by Agency

  • Academic mentoring
  • Advocacy
  • Case work
  • Clearinghouse
  • Communications
  • Cross cultural networking, education and communication
  • Cultural motivation and enrichment
  • Education
  • Exhibits and education
  • Financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness education for youth K-12
  • Grassroots Advocacy
  • Historic Preservation
  • Literacy and Mathematics Workshops
  • Literacy Instruction and Mentorship
  • Mentoring
  • Social Service support

Public Service Activities

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Center for Public Service, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8060