The Welcome Table New Orleans is a citywide initiative of Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s office focused on race, reconciliation and community.
Welcome Table Groups (diverse groups of no more than 25 people)work through a process of discussion, relationship building and action in safe, civil, and facilitated spaces to build greater understanding of each other and critical issues facing our city such as race.
Since 2014, hundreds of diverse residents from across the city have been participating in Welcome Table New Orleans circles. Today, they are meeting in Algiers, Carrollton, Central City, Mid-City, New Orleans East, St. Roch, as well as in a Mother’s Circle and Business and Civic Leader’s Circle. As part of the process, circles will work on and unveil their own reconciliation projects.