United for Early Care and Education opens phase 3 of support for child care providers; receives funding support from W.K. Kellogg Foundation
“Unprecedented” is one of 2020’s buzzwords and a fitting description for the 2020 Louisiana Legislative Session. In all my years of experience, I’ve never experienced anything quite like the roller coaster of this year’s sessions – and there’s still likely more to come.
United Way, Loyola College of Law, Agenda for Children to provide technical, legal assistance to providers seeking COVID-19 relief funding
NEW ORLEANS – United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) Thursday launched an early care and education (ECE) provider assistance program, United for Early Care and Education, to help child care providers navigate new public funding and supports rolled out in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Earlier this year during Mental Health Month, advocates across America raised awareness of the close connection between mental and physical health.
This Saturday, May 4, voters in Jefferson Parish will provide a response to the title question as they cast their votes in the Jefferson Parish Schools’ educator pay raise millage election. Before you answer the question yourself, I’d like to share my thoughts on the tax measure.
“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 Louisiana experience some of the nation’s worst outcomes in health, education, economic well-being, and family and community.
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.
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 promote literacy and prevent summer learning loss for New Orleans children as they enter kindergarten through fourth grade.
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.