What do residents of the first 72+ do as part of the program?
The First 72+ was founded on one guiding principle – "us helping us."
Who are our partners that help support our mission?
Meet the people that help run and organize our program
March 6, 2016
We are so excited to be featured on WDSU News “Making A Difference” Series! Two weeks ago we spent the day with News Anchor, Charles Divins, showing him around the new property we will be renovating in partnership with RisingFoundations to create space for our transitional housing program, as well as affordable rentals for residents leaving the […]
February 9, 2016
To celebrate the one year anniversary of opening up our first transitional house we kicked off the “First Friday Fish Fry” supper series to help us cover the costs of our program! EVERY FRIDAY during Lent we will serving up suppers at 2917 Perdido – come on by! 5+ orders and we will deliver! Cash […]
September 13, 2015
Just over half of the African American male population in New Orleans is unemployed, partly because of former encounters with the criminal justice system that make it incredibly difficult to find work. In the city, there are a handful of organizations that work to help prisoners upon their release through forms of support like housing […]