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Alliance Institute is 501(c)(3) organization that provides community organizing training and capacity building assistance to non-profits and community-based organizations in New Orleans and across the gulf south. With a primary goal of increasing economic and social equity through community engagement, Alliance Institute works to provide individuals, families, and organizations with the skills and tools they need to fully participate in the decision making processes that affect them in their homes, neighborhoods, and communities.


Health Care Access Along the Gulf Coast

By bringing together a diverse set of stakeholders from across the Gulf Coast region, Alliance Institute and its partners are ensuring that residents have a real say in the future of healthcare services in their communities.

Community Involvement

Language and Literacy Access

Preserving Health Care Funding

Regional Health Care Symposiums

Gulf Region Health Outreach Program


Africatown Update - Mapping History

Africatown Connections Blueway Coalition Hosts Train the Trainers for Aerial Mapping in the Plateau Community of Mobile, Alabama (commonly known as Historic Africatown).

An EPA grant allowed the Mobile Environmental Justice Action Coalition (MEJAC) to provide an aerial mapping workshop through Public Lab. The purpose was to engage stakeholders in mapping out the Chicasaw Creek Blueway which connects Historic Africatown to Africatown State Park in Prichard Alabama.

In addition to coalition partners, local teachers, community members, and students from Oberlin College participated in the training. The goal is to host another mapping event during Africatown's annual kite festival in March 2018.

Public Lab is a community organization that teaches how to investigate environmental concerns. Using inexpensive do-it-yourself techniques, Public Lab seeks to change how people see the world in environmental, social, and political terms. 

The event occurred Oct 21, 2017



Social and Environmental Justice as a Lens to Approach the Distribution of $105 Million of Directed Funding in Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster”

Alliance Institute was pleased to receive notice this August that the above-titled paper we submitted for peer-review as part of our collaborative efforts with the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP) was accepted.  It is available for viewing at no cost until September 17, 2017.


You can find the article at this link:


Financial Innovation for Climate Resilience

Can blended finance rise to the needs of coastal communities?

Members of the American Sustainable Business Council, the Global Business Alliance, the Global Compact and others at the intersection of global and national interests attended a cocktail reception hosted by Alliance Institute (AI) at the home of Harriet Mouchly-Weiss, founding director of Strategy XXI Media & Marketing. The evening provided an opportunity for further discussion regarding the UN’s Sustainable Development Guidelines (SDGs) and the commitment to link the “talk” at the United Nations with the “walk” that is occurring in coastal communities around the globe. AI’s Executive Director, Stephen Bradberry focused on economic opportunities in the Gulf Coast region that offered best practices established around the UN’s SDGs and the human right to finance for development.

(Pictured from left to right: Regina Barboza of CareerWorks Newark Alliance; Our gracious hostess Mrs. Harriet Mouchly-Weiss; MaryAnne Howland of ASBC; Iva Kaufman of ASBC)