Night Out Against Crime

handstogether_communitygraphicThe National Night Out Against Crime in New Orleans is a community-wide event to raise crime prevention awareness, reduce crime and increase the support of local, state and federal law enforcement. 


Date: October 15, 2019
Time: Varies
Where: New Orleans


Go to the New Orleans government site to learn more about the kick-off party, and to find out how you can register your own neighborhood's "Night Out Against Crime" event.

Take Back Day

DEA Take Back Day graphicNational Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. 

Date: October 26, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Your local collection site

Get more information on the Take Back Day website.

Past Event 

South Louisiana Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness

groupofteensonstepsPresented by DEA 360 and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, the South Louisiana Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness is designed to address the growing opioid epidemic by reaching out to our youth to stop addiction before it starts.

The event has been specifically designed for middle and high school students. This is a free of charge school event and is not open to the public. Space is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis.


October 1, 2019


9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


University of New Orleans - Lakefront Arena
6801 Franklin Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122



Learn more about the event on the summit's website.