Education

Local education advocates join forces to launch child care provider assistance program: United for Early Care and Education

4/30/2020

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.

Categories

Louisiana advocates, policymakers gather to discuss children’s bleak outcomes: What can be done to turn the tide?

“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. 

Categories

2019 Kay Fennelly Summer Literacy Institute Now Accepting Applications for Participation

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.

Categories

Local Business Leaders, Legislators Join United Way of Southeast Louisiana to Mark Louisiana Early Ed Week

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.

Categories