A public high school serving 9th & 10th grades in
bulbancha / NEW ORLEANS EAST*
*Living School sits on land historically belonging to many non-human relations & Indigenous Peoples including the Atakapa/Ishak, Houma, Chitimacha, Choctaw, Coushatta, Tunica-Biloxi, Caddo, Natchez, Mvskoke/Creek, Cherokee,Caillou/Dulac, Point-Au-Chien, and Quinipissa.
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2017 Shirt - Get educated.

James Baldwin, Paolo Freire, Lauryn Hill

Grace Lee Boggs, Chief Sitting Bull, Howard Zinn

Harriet Tubman, Lao Tzu, Bob Marley

Living Threads

Support an equity-focused, democratic, project-based education by wearing some of our heroes! 


Six ways to get a shirt:

1. Donate $25+ or $5+/month

2. Join our team

3. Join our board

4. Commit to enrolling

5. Refer a student to us

6. Refer a team member

2018 Shirt - Make her/history better.

Dolores Huerta, Paul Farmer, Ida B. Wells

Mahatma Gandhi, Amelia Boynton Robinson, Malala Yousafzai

Nelson Mandela, Shirley Chisolm, Thich Nhat Hanh

2019 Shirt - New Orleans / Bulbancha Heroes.

Leah Chase, Dorothy Mae Taylor, Kalamu ya Salaam

Oretha Castle Haley, A.P. Tureaud, Jerome "Big Duck" Smith

Malik Rahim, Luther Gray, Dyan "Mama D" French


Living School cultivates equity by nurturing students to do work that improves their lives, communities, and environment through holistic health, citizenship, & entrepreneurship.

We envision a world where all children get what they need to live healthy, rewarding lives in equitable, peaceful communities, in an interconnected, thriving world.

All graduates work to earn:
College acceptance
Advanced trade
Living-wage job offer
Habits of a healthy life



Who we learn from


Who we learn from


Who we learn from


Who we learn from
Our work is meant to improve life for all...




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6003 Bullard Ave., Ste. 16

New Orleans East, LA

Office: (504) 218-4437

Fax: (504) 336-3062

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