Fika is a weekly coffee conversation hour taking place at 10 a.m. at the Blue House every Thursday. Fikas are free and open to the public. Complimentary coffee, bread, butter, and jam are provided!

Join for a special collaborative conversation between Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative and Lower Ninth Ward Neighborhood Empowerment Network Association on their approaches to building home ownership and empowerment through housing. 

Kim Washington manages Jericho Road’s property portfolio, construction projects, and Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program Joining her is Kirsten Willis, who manages the housing sustainability programs, builds relationships with potential homebuyers, and supports them throughout the home buying process.

Ron Mazier is the Executive Director of Lower 9th Ward NENA, which empowers residents to play a vital role in neighborhood redevelopment and implements sustainable projects and programs in affordable housing, economic development, and education with clear community involvement and direction.