community impact series

8:15 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Community Impact Series: McCaleb Supportive Housing Program

In Central City, not far from the Superdome, a supportive housing program is providing stability, compassion and hope for chronically homeless people as they rebuild their lives.

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8:11 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Community Impact Series: Birthing Project

Expectant mothers find many types of support at the Birthing Project.
Birthing Project USA

In the fight to reduce infant mortality rates, one nonprofit is putting friendship and community on the front line.

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8:02 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Community Impact Series: Transport for NOLA

One local nonprofit is helping make public transit in New Orleans a smoother ride, and its latest project will let people pinpoint just when that next streetcar will come along. 

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Community Impact
8:13 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Community Impact Series: Children’s Bureau of New Orleans

With a history of service dating back to 1892, one nonprofit is finding new ways to help children and families deal with very modern challenges.

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Community Impact
8:22 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Community Impact Series: NOLA Youth Map/Partnership for Youth Development

When a New Orleans nonprofit asked local young people to build to a Web site mapping community resources they learned a lot more than technical skills.  

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Community Impact
8:26 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Community Impact Series: New Orleans Faith Health Alliance

Even if they lack health insurance, visitors to the New Orleans Faith Health Alliance find a "whole person" approach, health coaching and an appreciation of their spiritual needs.

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Community Impact
8:30 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Community Impact Series: Grow Dat Youth Farm

Grow Dat farmers Muffin Stevenson and Ace Shields with co-director Johanna Gilligan.
Ian McNulty

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.

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8:21 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Community Impact Series: New Orleans Coalition on Open Governance

The New Orleans Coalition on Open Governance is bringing together a disparate array of organizations that see the power and potential of helping people take a more active role in the decisions that impact their communities.

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8:23 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Community Impact Series: The Lens

A nonprofit investigative journalism outlet is zeroing in on some of the changes around post-Katrina New Orleans in a new way.

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Community Impact
8:18 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Community Impact Series: Tekrema Center for Art and Culture

Courtesy of Tekrema.

From a vintage corner store in the Lower Ninth Ward, a community arts center is inspiring new ideas.

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