New Orleans: Creating Thriving Places for People of Color to Do Business

The city of New Orleans is a finalist for this year’s City Accelerator project, which is focused on helping cities build and grow their network of local businesses and entrepreneurs of color.

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The city of New Orleans is a finalist for this year's City Accelerator project, which is focused on helping cities build and grow their network of local businesses and entrepreneurs of color. Cities that are chosen for the project will receive valuable support and resources from experts and peers to help them achieve their goals.

You can help select this year's City Accelerator participants! Check out the cities' pitches, and then let us know which ones you think should be a part of this important program by giving them a star rating and leaving your comments below!

What is New Orleans proposing?

The city of New Orleans proposes a new initiative to eliminate deeply entrenched disparities experienced by businesses owned by people of color and revitalize neighborhoods and commercial districts as places of thriving commerce for people of color.

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For a detailed description of the mission and purpose of the City Accelerator’s cohort on Local Businesses and Jobs Growth, click here.

Public response is one of several criteria being used by the City Accelerator to select cohort cities. The number of ratings or comments by themselves do not determine final status or selection.