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Frequently Asked Questions 

What is Treme 4 Treme?


Treme 4 Treme, also doing business as Treme For Treme and T4T, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and serves as an umbrella organization of Treme residents, businesses, community-based non-profit organizations and community leaders with a long history of working in social services, community and economic development, and culture in the greater Treme neighborhood.


What is the purpose of Treme 4 Treme?


At the heart of efforts by T4T are four (4) simple goals: to maintain its indigenous population; keep the music and street culture of Treme alive; foster community and sustainable economic development; and to do those things in the great spirit of joy and celebration which is native to New Orleans and began in Treme.


T4T aim is to create a state referred to as resilient autonomy, which is a community that is self-directed and capable of constantly renewing itself in a healthy, sustainable way. The path to resilient autonomy is through neighborhood-based, place-based and asset-based community and economic development.


How will Treme 4 Treme achieve resilient autonomy?


By designing the future we want for our community, and then finding points of leverage to apply our energies with significant results to create that future.


Who can participate in Treme 4 Treme?


T4T welcomes anyone with a serious interest in the future of the Treme community and a willingness to create that future, especially those who live, work, play, or worship in the greater Treme neighborhood.


How often and where does Treme 4 Treme meet?


T4T meets periodically, and as needed T4T concentrates on and implements its strategic plan.


What gives Treme 4 Treme the right to plan for the Treme community?


Most of us with T4T have a long history in the Treme community that predates Interstate 10 and Armstrong Park. We were born, raised, reared, and we still live, work, play and worship in Treme. T4T has taken responsibility for planning our future, and creating that future.


What is different about Treme 4 Treme efforts to plan the future of the greater Treme neighborhood?


T4T is totally community inspired and community driven.


Can I "get in where I fit in" with Treme 4 Treme?


Yes, there is a place for you with T4T.

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