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Have you read every word of the U.S. Constitution? No? The newest graduates of the Nancy M. Marsiglia Institute of Justice could likely recite them for you. The Marsiglia Institute of Justice is a 12-week U.S. Constitution course created by United Way of Southeast Louisiana and Loyola University...
“A Conversation About Our Children” event at governor’s mansion highlights ways to improve opportunity for Louisiana children, recognizes successes of state’s foster care system NEW ORLEANS – Child welfare advocates and policymakers gathered last month to discuss a harsh reality – children in...
Partnership with FamilyWize delivers significant savings on prescription medications through its free, easy to use prescription discount card  NEW ORLEANS – United Way of Southeast Louisiana today announced that 56,000 local residents saved $5 million on their prescription medications, thanks to...
Sessions will arm participants with skills and knowledge to achieve financial stability  NEW ORLEANS – United Way of Southeast Louisiana will host a series of public financial education classes on four Tuesdays in April in honor of Financial Capability Month.  Sessions led by expert financial...
United Way of Southeast Louisiana is proud to announce our 2019 State Legislative Agenda, “United for a Safe & Prosperous Community,” which continues our advocacy work to lift up those in poverty and ALICE - individuals who earn above the poverty level but still struggle to make ends meet.  Our...
A feature on a Louisiana Early Ed Week event hosted by United Way of Southeast Louisiana, Jefferson Chamber of Commerce and Jefferson Business Council earlier this month will be broadcast on television through the Louisiana Hometown Network beginning March 4.  The package includes interviews with...
Summer programs serving rising Pre-K through fourth grades in Orleans Parish are invited to apply for participation in the 2019 Kay Fennelly Summer Literacy Institute, an initiative of the New Orleans Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. The Kay Fennelly Summer Literacy Institute is designed to...
8 area high schools responsible for $67k in community impact through volunteerism NEW ORLEANS – United Way of Southeast Louisiana named Benjamin Franklin High School on Thursday as the winner of the 2019 Mission Ignition competition, which pits area high schools against each other in a race to...
Louisiana Early Ed Week is February 11-15 NEW ORLEANS - Business leaders and legislators from across the area joined the United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA), Jefferson Chamber of Commerce and Jefferson Business Council at an event today in honor of Louisiana Early Ed Week. The event is one...
More than $2.9 million in impact generated under “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” initiative NEW ORLEANS – Community leaders and representatives of the Orleans Parish Long-Term Recovery Group (LTRO) gathered Tuesday to mark the second anniversary of the New Orleans East tornado and celebrate the...

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