Please submit a photo and biographical information to the United Way Tocqueville Society Book by July 1st.
If you need a photo taken, please contact Nancy Shoemaker to schedule time between June 28-June 30.
Thank you for your support and participation.
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 and involvement in the criminal justice system and lower educational achievement.
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.
Greetings! I'm Beatrice Forlano, the incoming chair of United Way of Southeast Louisiana's young professionals' affinity group, the Young Leaders Movement (YLM).
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.
Torrential rains have caused widespread flooding throughout southeast Louisiana—damaging homes and businesses, and leaving many wondering what to do next.
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 prevention spectrum: poverty eradication and neighborhood protection.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY DEFINED
Volunteers serving on the Grant Committee enter into a special relationship with the United Way and agencies funded by or requesting support from the United Way. This relationship requires protection against possible conflicts of interest, or appearance of conflict of interest. To ensure grants which are fair, responsible and free of personal bias, and which reflect the leadership role that donors have assigned to the United Way, the following define conflict of interest for volunteers serving with Community Impact.
United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) is seeking 35 community volunteers to serve as grant reviewers to help read and rate program grant proposals for our Blueprint for Prosperity program grants. UWSELA is seeking knowledgeable volunteers; especially those who are subject matter experts as peer reviewers to objectively evaluate a competitive group of grant applications against the criteria in the Blueprint for Prosperity Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).