Interacting with New Orleans

Interacting with New Orleans

New Orleans is one of the most exciting cities in the U.S. With a history shaped by many cultures, this place is eclectic, flavorful, and constantly evolving.

As you plan your trip to New Orleans, here are some key websites that may be of use. These links have been provided by Jaelle and Shercole, the Local Arrangements chairs. Both live in the city and Shercole is a born and bred native. Contact them for any additional information.

Donating in New Orleans

SPECIAL: New Orleans is a wonderful city that has bounced back from fires, floods and famines throughout its history. Most recently, the pandemic and climate-induced weather disasters have put additional strain on the city. If you are interested in donating money to local New Orleans non-profit organizations, the following could be good choices:

Harry Tompson Center (


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Youth Empowerment Project (

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YouthForce Nola (

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STEM Nola (

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Electric Girls

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Operation Spark

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SPECIAL: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (
Did you realize that CHI2022 overlaps the famous New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival? IT DOES!

Fun Activities

Traditional and not so Traditional Restaurants to Try

New Orleans is one of the best food cities in the U.S.!

Black Owned Restaurants

More Great Local Restaurants

Bars to Visit

Take In New Orleans

New Orleans skyline and trolley sketch