VAYLA New Orleans is a progressive multi-racial community-based organization in New Orleans that empowers youth and families through supportive services and organizing for cultural enrichment and positive social change.

The organization emerged to combat systemic and environmental racism in New Orleans East during the post-Katrina reconstruction period. VAYLA’s commitment to youth development, community empowerment through education and cultural awareness forges a sacred space for young leaders to engage and empower each other through complex cultural exchange, community dialogue, and comprehensive civic engagement.

 

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