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People First of NOLA meets every third Tuesday of the month, from 4:30pm - 6:00pm. Locations  may vary. Please contact Rickii Ainey for this month's location, by calling 504-943-0343 or emailing


The People First Ball will be held Friday, January 9th 2015 from 7-10 pm at 

Ashe Cultural Center* 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans 70113

Please contact Rickii Ainey for more information 504-943-0343

People First of NOLA Meetings
People First of NOLA is a self-advocacy group run by people with disabilities, for people with disabilities.
Members learn:


  • To speak up for themselves about decisions they make.
  • To connect with others in their community, across the nation and around the world.
  • About their rights and responsibilities as citizens of the United States of America.

People First of NOLA

Mardi Gras Ball 2014

The 2014 King and Queen
Zulu and People First King & Queen
Zulu and People First King and Queen
The People First Mardi Gras Ball
Mission and Vision of People First of NOLA:

People First of Louisiana supports people with disabilities to empower themselves in becoming effective decision makers, to gain more independence, and enjoy life as equal citizens of the United States of America.

People with disabilities build personal visions that are reached through respect, equality and many different experiences that lead to choices and life decisions.

People with disabilities support one another to control their own lives, understand and speak up for their rights and live up to their responsibilities.

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