In March of 2011, The Urban League of Greater New Orleans will begin construction of a 10,500 sq. ft. Head Start Center at 2800 Desire Parkway in New Orleans Louisiana.
The Head Start Center is a federally funded project therefore, preference will be given to Section 3 businesses for sub-contracting opportunities, pursuant to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, 12 U.S. C. 1701u (Section 3). The purpose of Section 3 is to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities shall, to the greatest extent feasible, be directed to low- and very-low income persons, particularly persons who are recipients of HUD assistance for housing.
2011 will be a critical year for redistricting decisions in Louisiana.
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PIZZA HUT ANNOUNCES $10 MILLION INVESTMENT IN NEW ORLEANS AND BATON ROUGE
Partnership with National Urban League and the Urban League of Greater New Orleans to Create ‘Model Markets’
Dallas, TX (January 5, 2011) – Pizza Hut, Inc. today announced a groundbreaking plan to create model markets in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The two cities will become flagship markets for the Company as it invests $10 million or more over the next 18 months to establish state of the art restaurants to serve the community. The Company is working in partnership with the National Urban League and the Urban League of Greater New Orleans to establish urban renewal and economic empowerment in these communities.