Community of support

Turning Tables is building an ecosystem of invested funders, nonprofits, hospitality industry leaders, and community members who collectively make big strides toward our mission of facilitating opportunities for growth and economic mobility for service workers in New Orleans.

Here’s how you can support Our mission:

We welcome you to join us in building an equitable landscape for up-and-coming Black and Brown beverage industry professionals.


Represent our organization in style while making a contribution that directly funds our programming.


Donations support training materials, stipends for participants, Diversity / Equity / Inclusion workshops, bystander intervention training for staff at partner establishments, and critical community resources – including mental healthcare – that ensure our participants have enough holistic support to succeed in our program and beyond.

Turning Tables is recognized as a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the internal REvenue code (EIN 85-2142226).

Attend Events

We sustain our programming and provide real-world, paid professional experiences for our participants and alumni by partnering with local venues to provide the bar service for local cultural events. See our calendar of events here.