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The New Orleans Saints and United Way of Southeast Louisiana team up for the 14th Annual Community Patrol Summer Camps.

The Community Patrol Camps use football to teach participants skills that will improve their behavior and attitudes in preparation for the new school year.

During the weeks of June 20th and June 27th, four separate one-day camps were held at the New...

Posted: Thursday, July 07, 2016 Related:

The Legislature moves into the final full week of the regular session that must end on June 6 at 6:00 pm.  

Governor John Bel Edwards has issued a call for a special session to begin at 6:30pm on June 6 and end on June 23.  The special session is being called to address an expected $600M budget deficit and also to address issues from the first special session including sales tax exemptions for youth organizations and...

Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Related:

With 14 days remaining in the 2016 regular legislative session, budget discussions continue. Sign up for...

Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Related: Basic Needs

Year after year, United Way of Southeast Louisiana works to engage our community members in philanthropy, volunteerism...

Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2016 Related:

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

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