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February 21, 2020
Some make you laugh; some make you cry. Some open your eyes to a new perspective; some challenge your entire worldview.
Tax season is here.
Before the panic sets in, we have good news – United Way can help you file your taxes for free, with assistance from an IRS-trained volunteer.
Feeling a bit better?
Operation Spark is opening a new door to prosperity for low-opportunity individuals by presenting the fastest route to a career in software development.
The rigorous adult workforce program run by this United Way Community Partner is producing impressive results – a 100% job placement rate and average starting salary of over $60,000 for graduates.
After a summer of fun, desks in classrooms across our region are once again filled with bright minds eager to learn. But what happens when some of those seats are empty too often?
Chronic absence, defined as a student missing 10% or more of the school year, is a significant problem in Orleans Parish public schools. By the end of the of the 2017-18 school year, 26% of students were chronically absent.