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We provide innovating programs and services focusing on the needs of young people in our community from the ages of 5 through 25.

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APEX is made possible through the generous donations of people. Your generosity keeps us open for all of New Orleans.

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About Us

Our vision is to create cycles of creativity and accountability to help support and focus on the needs of our communities.

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ATTENTION: APEX has moved!!! Come visit our new location at 2039 Toledano St., New Orleans, LA 70115. (Formerly the Holy Ghost School)

Success Story: Asphalt Oasis

Apex Youth Center was featured in an article by the Dick's Sporting Goods Foundation. Since opening APEX with her husband, Danny, in 2010, Fitzpatrick has seen more than five hundred...read more

Making a Difference: APEX Youth Center

Apex Youth Center was recently featured in a story on WDSU. Charles Divins took the time to chat with Lisa and visit the center. To view the entire segment please...read more

Teaching Nonviolence on New Orleans’ Mean Streets

Nearly 30 years ago, Lisa Fitzpatrick was the target of a gang initiation. She had pulled off the highway in Oklahoma City, to buy something at a convenience store, when...read more

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