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Senate Bill 254, Equal Pay by Senator J.P. Morrell, will be voted on in the House Labor Committee on Thursday, May 19th at 9:30AM in House Committee Room 5 at the State Capitol!

We’ve passed the Senate floor and now it’s time to continue the work in the House of Representatives.

Louisiana is last in the nation in the ratio of what women earn compared to men – 65 cents to the dollar!  African American...

Posted: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Related:

I’m a senior at Birmingham-Southern College graduating with a degree in Global Comparative Studies and Spanish. When I began weighing my options for how to spend my final term (a four week “semester” at BSC where students can take a class on campus, participate in a travel project, do some sort of independent study, or just take the month off!) I realized that it was time for me to get some real world experience and do something outside of the...

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2016 Related: Basic Needs

With 29 days left to go in this legislative session, United Way of Southeast Louisiana had had tremendous success with our United Against Poverty Public Policy Agenda...

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Related:

My name is Kate and I’m a student at Tulane.  Over the past few months, I’ve been working with United Way of Southeast Louisiana as a component of my Women’s Legislative Leadership class. As part of my research, I looked at the state of mental health care accessibility in Louisiana and wanted to share my findings as we enter Mental Health Awareness Month.

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Posted: Thursday, May 05, 2016 Related:

Greetings! I'm Beatrice Forlano, the incoming chair of United Way of Southeast Louisiana's young professionals' affinity group, the Young Leaders Movement (YLM). 

Last year, a small focus group of people under 40 generated ideas on how to engage young professionals in the work of the United Way. That process led to the creation of the ...

Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2016 Related: Basic Needs

Latter & Blum Inc. Realtors, the oldest and largest real estate and home services operation in the Gulf South, is teaming up with the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation (NOPJF) and United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) to address the two ends of the crime...

Posted: Tuesday, March 08, 2016 Related: Basic Needs

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