About Us

Leatrice Hollis, Founder/Executive Director has implemented more than $35 million in housing developments utilizing CBDG and HOME funds. She has extensive experience in developing partnerships with local governments and state agencies including LHFA, OCD, Jefferson Office of Community Development, Family Services, the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office, Private Corporations and the AFL-CIO to create employment and home ownership opportunities.

Leatrice Hollis


Jocenta Conner

Jocenta Conner joined Peoples in April on 2010. She works directly with our clients to facilitate eligibility certification. Jocenta has extensive experience in client relationship.


Our Mission

Peoples’ Mission is to rebuild One Life, One Family, and One Community at a time by developing programs designed to empower, alleviate the conditions of poverty and dependency, which address the needs within our community.