nonprofits http://wwno.org en 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 Art At The Intersection: Public Paintings Are Thanks To Local Nonprofit http://wwno.org/post/art-intersection-public-paintings-are-thanks-local-nonprofit <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New </span>Orleanians<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> have always found ways to transform the mundane into something a little more festive and lively. Atop the list of monotonous things in this world — sitting in traffic. Next time you’re stopped at a traffic light, look right and look left because </span><a href="http://www.cvunola.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">you might see something</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 59786 at http://wwno.org Louisiana nonprofit compensation report tracks salary trends statewide http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-nonprofit-compensation-report-tracks-salary-trends-statewide A new report from the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO) compiled salary and benefit ranges for more than 100 nonprofit jobs in the state. LANO produced the 115-page report with statistical analysis from Columbia Books. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 14:39:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 43100 at http://wwno.org Out Of Business http://wwno.org/post/out-business <p><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 21px; line-height: 26px;">Though we usually talk about going <em>into</em> business, on this week’s show Peter talks to two women who got out of business.</span></p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Peter Ricchiuti 23191 at http://wwno.org Community Impact Series: Grow Dat Youth Farm http://wwno.org/post/community-impact-series-grow-dat-youth-farm <p>A new farm in City Park is making more fresh vegetables available for communities, while some important skills and values are taking root for the teens who cultivate it.</p><p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 13:30:14 +0000 Ian McNulty 8075 at http://wwno.org Community Impact Series -- Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations http://wwno.org/post/community-impact-series-louisiana-association-nonprofit-organizations <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c1849eac6e3-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c1849eac6e3-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c1849eac6e3-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-996774.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>"Place-based initiatives" is a big buzz phrase in philanthropy circles these days. It means taking a comprehensive approach to improving a neighborhood, considering how factors like jobs, education, transportation and housing all interact in a specific place. But even if you've never heard that term before, if you live in the New Orleans area, chances are you already know what it means. "That's something New Orleans knows, is neighborhoods," says Cory Sparks, director of LANO.</p> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 16:38:48 +0000 Ian McNulty 3458 at http://wwno.org