The Milne Inspiration Center

The MIC is a cultural community collaborative center of learning that provides opportunities for community development and social enterprise for young people who have a vision, desire and passion to be contributors to their respective and global communities by being movement builders and change the game of the social, economic and cultural landscapes of their communities.


Global Game Changers. Innovative Social Entrepreneurs


We are seeking Summer Camp Leads and assistants that will work with youth for the duration of the AMPED summer program.
These are all paid positions

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Teas and Ties

Teas & Ties elegant brunch, is an experience where young men and women will learn proper table and professional etiquette in order to to instill confidence and self respect. Each participant receives a special gift and leave with memorable experiences. For the first time ever, MIC participants will travel to Jonesboro, AR for a joint Annual Teas and Ties on a fantastic 2 day trip! Starts: April 13 2018 | Slots: 15 youth Learn more and purchase your slot now.

"Blowout Consciousness"

Get ready to have your consciousness detonated! A fundraising event that combines New Orleans's unique and beloved culture and tradition of resistance and inclusivity.  It is a bold statement of unity; a reverence of our past, a vision of a future. SAVE THE DATE: Friday, May 25th, 2018 MORE TO COME!

Upcoming Events

  1. AMPED International Summer Leadership Program

    June 4 @ 9:00 AM - July 13 @ 3:00 PM
  2. Global Game Changers Youth Leadership Summit

    July 27 @ 7:00 AM - July 31 @ 4:00 PM

 Help Inspire our Future Leaders.


Mentor Our Youth. Spark Change

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Featured Articles

Milne Inspiration Center: The Place Where Youth are Empowered, Inspired, & Cultivated

When you think of youth based programs you think of YMCA, Black Girls Rock camps, Boys and Girls Clubs, but I was introduced to one in New Orleans called “The Milne Inspiration Center”. The purpose of the Milne Inspiration Center is to provide a safe space that cultivates the voice, vision and development of young leaders to reach their purpose filled futures. Since Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has been rebuilding, rebirthing, and redeveloping to go back to the proud, strong, and active community that they are known for. But in the midst of rebuilding, we must not forget about our youth who are engaging, learning, and cultivating a mindset that will define not only their direction, but their future. After accessing the situation and realizing the importance of creating a space for our youth Le’Kedra Robertson decided on bringing forth the Milne Inspiration Center.

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Central City Resident Teaches Entrepreneurship, Value of Giving Back


At the end of the Milne Inspiration Center's summer program, students receive a key with the shape of a microphone at the top. It symbolizes what Le'Kedra Robertson wants to show the students who attend her program - that their voices can open any door they wish.

Robertson, a 37-year-old Central City resident, started the MIC Amped! summer program to teach New Orleans students about leadership skills and social entrepreneurship. Named after the historic Milne Boy's Home in Gentilly, which originally served orphans and troubled children, the MIC's programs help students explore topics such as how to make positive life choices, career development, financial literacy and arts and culture.

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