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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Roots of Music

Contact Info


828 Royal St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70116

Directions To Agency: Our physical address is at the former McDonogh 35 at 1331 Kerlerec St. Parking and our entrance are on the back of the building on Columbus St.
Primary Phone: (504) 460-2611

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Sophie Gavin

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:
Beginning date for service:

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
NO MUSICAL BACKGROUND REQUIRED! We are seeking volunteers and interns to assist primarily with our homework assistance and academic tutoring. Roots of Music works with great kids from almost 40 different schools across the city.

Mission statements

The Roots of Music empowers the youth of New Orleans through music and mentorship, while preserving and promoting the unique musical and cultural heritage of our city.

Division Mission Statements

  • After-school programming

Populations Served by Agency

  • at-risk youth ages 9-14

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children/Youth
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Enhance academic achievement for under-resourced students

Public Service Needs

  • Improved academic performance & positive relationships between volunteers and our students

Resource Needs for this agency

  • community support, volunteers, monetary resources

Services Provided by Agency

  • Academic mentoring
  • Cultural motivation and enrichment
  • Education
  • Mentoring
  • Music Education
  • Programming

Public Service Activities

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