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United Way of Southeast Louisiana is doubling down on our efforts to increase pathways to high-wage jobs in Southeast Louisiana. As a new partner with the Louisiana Department of Family and Children Services, United Way will now facilitate the reimbursements of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAP E&T) funding to local nonprofit partners providing job search, education, and vocational training services....

Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Related: Income
Thank you all very much for attending United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s 32nd presentation of our Alexis de Tocqueville Award at our Tocqueville Society’s annual celebration. Last Thursday was indeed a joyous celebration of philanthropy. 
 
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Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2018 Related:
We sat down with Tap Bui, United Way of Southeast Louisiana Vice President of Community Impact, Health, & Fund Distribution, for the 411 on UWSELA’s Blueprint for Prosperity Programmatic Grant process for FY 2019-2022. 
 
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Posted: Monday, November 05, 2018 Related:

The passing of Cot Campbell, a pioneer in the development of horse racing partnerships, caught my attention over the weekend. One might ask why? Yes, he was born in New Orleans, but he spent the majority of his life between Atlanta and a once sleepy little town called Aiken, South Carolina. That sleepy little town happens to be my birth home.

Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Related:
Earlier this month, I was fortunate to attend the announcement of new ownership of Avondale Shipyard hosted by the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO), Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.), and Governor John Bel Edwards. Avondale Marine LLC, a joint venture between T. Parker Host and Hilco Redevelopment Partners, finalized the purchase of the...
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Note: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As a warning, this blog references details of domestic violence.
 
“I knew that I had to get out, but I didn’t know how. I...
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018 Related: Health

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