United Way of Southeast Louisiana is bringing together individuals who are retired or nearing retirement and wish to stay active in our community by forming a Retire United affinity group. Through these retirees’ experience and expertise, they will directly contribute to United Way’s mission of eradicating poverty in Southeast Louisiana.
Several important elections are up for a vote this Saturday, March 24. Please take this opportunity to express your voice in local government and help shape the future of our communities.
No matter the size and scope, every election has the ability to affect our mission to eradicate poverty in Southeast Louisiana. It is critical that we cast our vote for officials and measures focused on creating equitable communities where all individuals are healthy, educated, and economically stable.
Two years ago, the March 2016 flooding event in Louisiana saw historic rainfall on an area with countless bayous, rivers, and streams. Thousands of homes were affected by the flooding leaving families with massive emotional and financial losses. Combined with the floods that followed shortly afterward in August, this one-two punch had a large part of our community reeling. Many of the families affected are part of the growing number of individuals and households known as A.L.I.C.E.
Simulation experience reveals real-life poverty situations individuals face every day
NEW ORLEANS - United Way of Southeast Louisiana, Entergy Corporation and the Jefferson Community Foundation hosted Tuesday a poverty simulation to help participants understand the struggles confronted by low-income families and individuals in Southeast Louisiana.
Partnership engages industry leaders to build crisis funding for hospitality professionals