Citizens for 1 Greater New Orleans Supports High Standards in Education
Citizens for 1 Greater New Orleans is an advocacy group committed to staying informed and to being a reliable and accurate source of information on the issues surrounding education in New Orleans and beyond. The current initiatives include: Common Core, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Career Development, and Orleans Parish Library Millage.
in Louisiana have the opportunities they deserve to be successful, whether by pursuing college or a career. This organization sprung to action at a time when the city most needed its support and has since worked tirelessly to bring about much needed change. Their knowledgeable, passionate support for initiatives and policies that are critically important is indicative of what makes New Orleans and Louisiana great."
John C. White State Superintendent of Education
"The commitment Citizens made to being well
informed and not just present, was so apparent in testimony provided,
talking points and information emails. I have such respect and
appreciation that your goal was to have accurate/factual information.
I have worked in many states and
legislatures over my years in the political arena, but have never seen
such a well-organized, dedicated, AND effective group of volunteers. I
applaud you and the leadership of Citizens 1 because I know the hard
work that goes on behind the scenes to coordinate people, messages, etc."
Caroline Roemer Shirley Executive Director Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools