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Williamson’s Notes: United for Justice

On Memorial Day, I shared a hope publicly that we could honor the fallen by ensuring we strive to be one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. That night, George Floyd’s senseless death provided yet another stark reminder that we, as a people, are not doing enough to promise the most basic of freedoms and equal access to justice to everyone. Especially people of color.

Why do you Volunteer?

Why do you Volunteer? It Took Years, but Here’s my Answer

“Volunteers in the United States are 63 million strong and hold up the foundation of civil society. They help their neighbors, serve their communities, and provide their expertise. No matter what kind of volunteer work they do, they are contributing in invaluable ways.” –The Independent Sector, Value of Volunteer Time

United Way commits $100k to fund collaborative COVID-19 Response


“When nearly half of households in our community are already struggling to make ends meet, a public health crisis of this scale has the potential to cripple our region’s fragile workforce.”

NEW ORLEANS – United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) Friday announced the contribution of $100,000 to the Greater New Orleans Foundation Disaster Response and Restoration Fund to grow the coordinated regional response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).


The Most Vulnerable Are Always at Risk

Have COVID-19 questions? Dial 211 or text LACOVID to 898-211 for answers.


The Most Vulnerable Are Always at Risk 

United Way of Southeast Louisiana supports the stability and well-being of our region, which makes us especially concerned about Coronavirus Disease’s (COVID-19) progression here at home. After all, we fight for the most vulnerable among us, which today, includes those susceptible to the virus and its economic impacts.  

COVID-19 Preparedness Tips and Information

United Way of Southeast Louisiana supports the stability and well-being of our region, which makes us especially concerned about Coronavirus Disease 2019’s (COVID19) progression here at home. Below is a regularly-updated list of community resources and trustworthy information links related to COVID-19. If you’d like to support United Way’s efforts to help our community’s most vulnerable endure the long-term challenges ahead, click here