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United Way of Southeast Louisiana is proud to announce our 2019 State Legislative Agenda, “United for a Safe & Prosperous Community,” which continues our advocacy work to lift up those in poverty and ALICE - individuals who earn above the poverty level but still struggle to make ends meet.  Our...
A feature on a Louisiana Early Ed Week event hosted by United Way of Southeast Louisiana, Jefferson Chamber of Commerce and Jefferson Business Council earlier this month will be broadcast on television through the Louisiana Hometown Network beginning March 4.  The package includes interviews with...
Summer programs serving rising Pre-K through fourth grades in Orleans Parish are invited to apply for participation in the 2019 Kay Fennelly Summer Literacy Institute, an initiative of the New Orleans Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. The Kay Fennelly Summer Literacy Institute is designed to...
8 area high schools responsible for $67k in community impact through volunteerism NEW ORLEANS – United Way of Southeast Louisiana named Benjamin Franklin High School on Thursday as the winner of the 2019 Mission Ignition competition, which pits area high schools against each other in a race to...
Louisiana Early Ed Week is February 11-15 NEW ORLEANS - Business leaders and legislators from across the area joined the United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA), Jefferson Chamber of Commerce and Jefferson Business Council at an event today in honor of Louisiana Early Ed Week. The event is one...
More than $2.9 million in impact generated under “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” initiative NEW ORLEANS – Community leaders and representatives of the Orleans Parish Long-Term Recovery Group (LTRO) gathered Tuesday to mark the second anniversary of the New Orleans East tornado and celebrate the...
More than $2.9 million in impact generated under “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” initiative NEW ORLEANS – Community leaders and representatives of the Orleans Parish Long-Term Recovery Group (LTRO) will gather on Tuesday to mark the second anniversary of the New Orleans East tornado and celebrate the...
12-week course honoring the late Nancy Meyers Marsiglia engages participants through an exploration of the U.S. Constitution NEW ORLEANS - Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and United Way of Southeast Louisiana announced today the first spring class of the Nancy M. Marsiglia Institute...
100 percent of funds to support emergency assistance to individuals and families NEW ORLEANS – United Way of Southeast Louisiana announced today the launch of the United for Southeast Louisiana Fund to benefit federal workers, contractors and others impacted by the ongoing government shutdown....
                                                                            (R to L) Michael Williamson, President and CEO UWSELA; Gene Bellisario, UWSELA volunteer; Ken Johnston, UWSELA volunteer; Bill Brady, UWSELA Leadership Council; Sonja Newman, UWSELA Resource Development Manager; Matt Faust...

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