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United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA), at its 2016 Annual Meeting, today introduced its Blueprint for Prosperity to help achieve its goal to eradicate poverty in southeast Louisiana. The Blueprint is taking a holistic approach that not only addresses the symptoms of poverty faced by residents...
Family, friends, classmates and the community are still trying to process their grief over the recent suicides of two Mandeville High School students. Depression can affect anyone at anytime, anywhere. That’s why United Way of Southeast Louisiana continues to support suicide prevention efforts....
Hundreds of New Orleans students graduate from high school every year. But what next? Research shows too many don't have the skills needed to get or keep a job-especially in the skilled crafts, health sciences, and creative/tech industries that will becoming available in our region over the next...
Studies show that young people leaving foster care at 18 years old before being connected to a permanent family through adoption, returning home to parents or having a relative take custody of them, have very poor outcomes compared to their peers. The youth have increased incidence of homelessness...
United Way of Southeast Louisiana, serving Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington parishes is accepting donations to assist those impacted by flooding in our region. Family members, neighbors and friends have had to be rescued from rising waters....
Pilot program to assess Louisiana students for health barriers that impair their ability to learn Children are one third of our population and all of our future.--Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health, 1981 Decades of research shows healthier children are better students—more able to...
New Orleans, LA  (Nov. 17, 2015) – United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) and United Way Worldwide (UWW) have teamed up to launch an initiative to help support the implementation of higher standards in the public schools of southeast Louisiana. Working in collaboration with education, business...
Child Care Center Celebrates National Accreditation; is Tops for Tiny Tots! Who:      United Way of Southeast Louisiana and its Women’s Leadership Council; Pearlie Harris, owner Royal Castle Child Development Center, a United Way partner agency; parents, students and other community partners...
Making a difference from Belle Chasse to Venice United Way of Southeast Louisiana is proud to announce that businessman Michael M. Bush has agreed to serve as United Way’s 2015 Campaign Chair in Plaquemines Parish. Bush is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mississippi River Bank, and...
  Register Now to Attend the Taping of Louisiana Public Broadcasting's Louisiana Public Square   Access to quality early childhood education and childcare is the single biggest indicator of future educational success and worker retention. Louisiana passed legislation to restructure and improve...

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