Community Impact http://wwno.org en Louisiana Children's Museum Helps Kids Develop Emotional Literacy Through 'Play Power' Program http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-childrens-museum-helps-kids-develop-emotional-literacy-through-play-power-program <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The Louisiana Children’s Museum is more than just a place to visit. One of the Museum’s traveling outreach programs is Play Power, which visits schools and NORD camps in areas of New Orleans deeply impacted by Hurricane Katrina. Play Power encourages children to enjoy learning through emphasis on free expression and laughter. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:18:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 63355 at http://wwno.org Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast Helps Women, Men And Young People Lead Healthy Lives http://wwno.org/post/planned-parenthood-gulf-coast-helps-women-men-and-young-people-lead-healthy-lives <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The mission of <a href="http://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-gulf-coast" target="_blank">Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast</a> is to ensure the right and ability of all individuals to manage their sexual and reproductive health by providing health services, education and advocacy.&nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times; min-height: 14px;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:38:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 63073 at http://wwno.org Neighborhood Partnerships Network Helps Communities Build Capacity http://wwno.org/post/neighborhood-partnerships-network-helps-communities-build-capacity <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Arial; min-height: 14px;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The Neighborhoods Partnership Network (</span>NPN<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">) works to make all of New Orleans’ neighborhoods great places to live.&nbsp;</span>NPN<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"> facilitates neighborhood collaboration, inc Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:59:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 62205 at http://wwno.org Ora Estuaries Contributes To An Oyster Habitat Restoration Project In St. Bernard Parish http://wwno.org/post/ora-estuaries-contributes-oyster-habitat-restoration-project-st-bernard-parish <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">The Water Challenge seeks to spur innovation in creative water management solutions for the Greater New Orleans region by awarding $50,000 annually through a competitive process. Sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, the Water Challenge is part of The Idea Village’s New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times; min-height: 14px;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:46:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 62204 at http://wwno.org Orleans Public Education Network Helps Bring A Born Learning Trail To New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/orleans-public-education-network-helps-bring-born-learning-trail-new-orleans <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Orleans Public Education Network, OPEN, is committed to ensuring public engagement as a central element to building excellent public schools. Created in 2007, OPEN exists to serve as a catalyst and conduit for broad and diverse community engagement by facilitating more collaboration between community members, stakeholders, and policy makers.</span></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 12:46:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 61842 at http://wwno.org Urban League Helps Entrepreneurs Grow Their Businesses And The Community http://wwno.org/post/urban-league-helps-entrepreneurs-grow-their-businesses-and-community <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times; color: rgb(51, 49, 51);"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The <a href="http://www.urbanleagueneworleans.org/ul/color-options/red/" target="_blank">Urban League’s Women’s Business Resource Center</a> provides training, assistance and resources to aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. As an entrepreneur WBRC services can help improve your management skills, strengthen your enterprise, and increase your business’ capacity for success.</span></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 12:04:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 61425 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Works — Training People For Careers http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-works-training-people-careers <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">New Orleans Works (NOW) is a workforce collaborative focused on building partnerships between employers, trainers, educators and workers to connect low-skilled workers to jobs that provide immediate economic security, and also prepare workers for professional growth and a focused career path.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 12:45:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 60952 at http://wwno.org The New Orleans Fatherhood Consortium: Helping Men Stay Engaged In Their Children's Lives http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-fatherhood-consortium-helping-men-stay-engaged-their-childrens-lives <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The mission of New Orleans Fatherhood Consortium is to develop comprehensive social supports, programs, public awareness, and policies that will assist fathers in reaching their fullest potential. It is a collaborative group of organizations and individuals who identify opportunities and support that enable fathers to be present, engaged and active in the lives of their families.</span></p> Tue, 13 May 2014 12:06:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 60606 at http://wwno.org Broadmoor Development Corporation, Building Back The Neighborhood http://wwno.org/post/broadmoor-development-corporation-building-back-neighborhood <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The Broadmoor Development Corporation was created in 2006 by the Broadmoor Improvement Association to implement programs in response to the growing demand for housing advocacy and rehabilitation in the aftermath of the 2005 storms. Their mission is to enhance the economic wellbeing of the Broadmoor neighborhood.</span></p> Tue, 06 May 2014 11:49:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 60126 at http://wwno.org Family Service Of Greater New Orleans Teaches Dads How To Parent http://wwno.org/post/family-service-greater-new-orleans-teaches-dads-how-parent <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Since 1896, <a href="http://www.fsgno.org/" target="_blank">Family Service of Greater New Orleans</a> has offered an array of mental health counseling, psycho-educational and social service programs in the community, clients’ homes, and schools. It recently added a class called NOLA Dads to its long roster of services.</span></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:48:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 59576 at http://wwno.org