Candidates to discuss the city’s need for increased municipal support of early care, education
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
For the past three years, our United Way has been preparing for this moment. The moment when the thinking of policy makers at all levels—donors, advocates, volunteers, United Ways and our partner agencies—aligned. You cannot predict when a moment like that will occur. You simply have to be ready when the opportunity presents itself.
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, and community leaders, UWSELA’s Greater Expectations initiative focuses on supporting families and schools to help ensure that K-12 students are better prepared for life and work.
United Way’s Alexis de Tocqueville Society exemplifies big hearted people. The international philanthropic society was named for the Frenchman Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Clerel de Tocqueville, who critiqued our country’s evolving political and social structure in ‘Democracy in America’ (1835 and 1840) and declared himself most impressed with Americans’ generosity.
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 involved in high quality child care.
There are literally thousands of volunteer activities nationwide in which you can participate through United Way. As a volunteer, you may need to brush up on your social skills to help you to communicate and work well with others. You might receive training for new skills, such as helping others to apply for a social security card or complete income taxes.