Growing Local Collaborative Increases Food Deliveries and Resources in NOLA Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Today, the various organizations that make up the Growing Local Collaborative – Recirculating Farms Coalition, Top Box Foods Louisiana, SPROUT NOLA, New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee, and Liberty’s Kitchen – in partnership with Market Umbrella and the Crescent City Farmers Market, are ramping up efforts to keep New Orleans residents fed and healthy by organizing food distribution from farms to families and mapping important resources.

Louisiana Soccer Association Adds TeamSnap As New Technology Partner

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Soccer Association, a state association of the United States Soccer Federation, announced today it has signed a new technology partnership with TeamSnap, the leader in integrated sports management.

New Orleans tech companies and training organizations come together to help prepare youth and young adults for emerging tech job market

NEW ORLEANS, La. — LifeSkills Foundation will host the first annual Tech-2-Talent Youth Expo on Saturday, March 14 from 1 – 5:30 p.m. at the Mel Ott Multi-Purpose Center located at 2301 Belle Chasse Highway in Gretna, La.

Dryades YMCA Partners with the Recirculating Farms Coalition

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The Dryades YMCA is partnering with the Recirculating Farms Coalition (RFC), a sustainable farming and food justice advocacy organization. RFC will relocate its farm – Growing Local NOLA – to YMCA-owned land on Jackson Avenue, where it crosses Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in Central City, just a few steps from the Dryades Y building.

Cabrini High School and the American Italian Cultural Center Co-hosts Fundraising Gala in Honor of Saint Frances Cabrini’s Contributions to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The influence of Saint Frances Cabrini, the first American citizen Saint, and her Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart has been felt in New Orleans since 1892. Besides the daily work of helping the unfortunate, Saint Cabrini established two orphanages, the larger of which became Cabrini High School in 1959.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Women2Women Conversations Tour Comes to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The Women2Women New Orleans panel will feature a dynamic discussion with Tina Meilleur, Founder of Design Your Success; Ingrid Rinck, Founder of Sensible Meals; Klassi Duncan, Director of Women’s Business Resource Center for the Urban League of Louisiana; Amy B. Bakay, President of HR NOLA, and moderator Sarah Chamberlain, Founder and President of Women2Women.

Coastal restoration and education high priority topics at upcoming USGBC Louisiana’s FORWARD Symposium on Sustainability in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La. — On Friday, October 18, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Louisiana Chapter will host its fourth annual FORWARD Symposium on Sustainability at Tulane University’s Lavin-Bernick Center, 29 McAlister Drive New Orleans from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s theme, Building a Stronger Louisiana by Nurturing the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders, will bring green industry professionals from across the region together to discuss how to move the state towards a more sustainable and resilient future.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Community Forum in Alexandria to Address Household Debt

NEW ORLEANS, La. — In June, Louisiana Appleseed released its report, “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt,” which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Alexandria.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Community Forum in Lake Charles to Address Household Debt

NEW ORLEANS, La. — In June, Louisiana Appleseed released its report, “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt,” which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed has spread this information in Lafayette and Shreveport and is now taking these findings to Lake Charles.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Household Debt Community Forum in Shreveport

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Louisiana Appleseed recently released its report, “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt,” which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Shreveport.