Community Impact http://wwno.org en Music And Culture Coalition Of New Orleans A Force For Democratic Process http://wwno.org/post/music-and-culture-coalition-new-orleans-force-democratic-process <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times; min-height: 14px;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The Music and Culture Coalition of New Orleans&nbsp;serves as a platform and voice for issues concerning culture in New Orleans.</span></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:19:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 58519 at http://wwno.org Black Alliance For Educational Options Helping To Increase Access To Quality Education http://wwno.org/post/black-alliance-educational-options-helping-increase-access-quality-education <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.baeo.org/?ns_ref=14&amp;id=5457" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Black Alliance for Educational Options</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;is a national organization, but in order to fulfill their mission — empowering low income Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:14:47 +0000 Eve Abrams 52081 at http://wwno.org The New Orleans Youth Sound Experience Finds A New Home On St. Claude http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-youth-sound-experience-finds-new-home-st-claude <p><em>Matthew Shilling teaches creative and at-risk youth about sound engineering and music production at the New Orleans Youth Sound Experience.</em></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Matthew Shilling gathers his students around a sound board talking about volume and distortion.</span></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 51375 at http://wwno.org Catholic Charities Ensures Adults With Developmental Disabilities Are Not Forgotten http://wwno.org/post/catholic-charities-ensures-adults-developmental-disabilities-are-not-forgotten <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Catholic Charities advocates for people in need, no matter who they are.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Inside the New Directions Adult Day Health Care Center, groups of people gather around tables at. It’s Bingo time. And Willie is working two boards.</span></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:13:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 49750 at http://wwno.org Dillard University's Office Of Community Relations Helps Gentilly Stay Healthy http://wwno.org/post/dillard-universitys-office-community-relations-helps-gentilly-stay-healthy <p>Dillard University's Office of Community Relations is helping people in Gentilly stay healthy. Eve Abrams explores the university's efforts to combat&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">obesity, poor nutrition, and bad eating habits throughout the neighborhood.</span></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:05:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 48490 at http://wwno.org UNITY's Outreach Team Brings Services To New Orleans' Most Vulnerable Citizens http://wwno.org/post/unitys-outreach-team-brings-services-new-orleans-most-vulnerable-citizens <p></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 47538 at http://wwno.org Schweitzer Fellows Make Underserved Communities Healthier http://wwno.org/post/schweitzer-fellows-make-underserved-communities-healthier <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">It’s lunchtime at the Renew Cultural Arts Academy, and that means a group of medical students from Louisiana State University are sitting down with kindergarden, first and second graders to talk about the food that’s on their plates.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:56:58 +0000 Eve Abrams 46990 at http://wwno.org Community Impact: Chartwell Center Teaches Children With Autism http://wwno.org/post/community-impact-chartwell-center-teaches-children-autism <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Just a few blocks from the intersection of </span>Napolean<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Magazine Streets is an unassuming yellow shotgun house. From the street there is no way to know this is a school &mdash; a very special school.</span></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 17:03:19 +0000 Eve Abrams 45984 at http://wwno.org Advocacy Center Helps Disabled Advocate For Their Rights http://wwno.org/post/advocacy-center-helps-disabled-advocate-their-rights <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ellen Katz is a Managing Attorney at the </span><a href="http://advocacyla.org" style="font-family: Times; letter-spacing: 0px; line-height: normal;">Advocacy Center</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a non profit which helps protect the rights of people with mental and physical disabilities &mdash; people from all over Louisiana. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 20:35:35 +0000 Eve Abrams 45709 at http://wwno.org Community Impact Series: Justice And Accountability Center Working To Reform Criminal Justice System http://wwno.org/post/community-impact-series-justice-and-accountability-center-working-reform-criminal-justice <p>In the wide-ranging effort to reform the New Orleans criminal justice system, this new nonprofit works for more equal access to expungements of criminal records to help people get jobs and move on after release.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:23:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 37131 at http://wwno.org