community impact series

Community Impact
8:09 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Community Impact Series: St. Anna’s Medical Mission

St. Anna's Medical Mission

A New Orleans church with a long history takes its social justice efforts on the road, bringing health care access and education to widely diverse local communities.

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Community Impact
8:26 am
Tue May 15, 2012

Community Impact Series: Houma Regional Arts Council

Artist Jamar Pierre (leftt) and students at West St. John High School work on a mural project.
Houma Regional Arts Council

How a regional arts council is helping return arts programming to schools in small coastal Louisiana communities.

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Community Impact
8:24 am
Tue May 8, 2012

Community Impact Series: Communities in Schools

By harnessing the wealth of resources, skills and compassion in the community, one nonprofit is helping New Orleans students stay on track for success.

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Community Impact
8:25 am
Tue February 28, 2012

Community Impact Series: Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Representing a sector with some 19,000 organizations across the state, the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations is helping them tell their stories and use their resources most effectively.

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Community Impact
8:22 am
Tue February 21, 2012

Community Impact Series: Coastal Communities Consulting

Sandy Nguyen runs Coastal Communities Consulting.
GNOF

On the water, commercial fishermen are accustomed to being self sufficient and independent. But the nonprofit Coastal Communities Consulting helps build the sustainability of these businesses dockside, in the world of loans, taxes, tuition and ever-changing seafood prices.

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Community Impact
8:20 am
Tue February 14, 2012

Community Impact Series: Leading Educators

How one nonprofit helps early- and mid-career educators build professional leadership skills that go beyond classroom instruction.

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Community Impact Series
8:14 am
Tue February 7, 2012

Idea Village Water Challenge

With its annual Water Challenge, the Idea Village is trying to turn one of the region's most pressing issues into an economic engine. 

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Community Impact Series
8:48 am
Tue January 31, 2012

St. Bernard Battered Women's Program

In 2009, St. Bernard Parish resident Elizabeth Richardson was the victim of extreme violence. She feels blessed to be alive, though she still grieves for her daughter, India Mahoney, who did not survive.

 

“He came in at 5:30 in the morning and he shot me in the face three times and my 18-year-old daughter was killed that morning, point blank,” Richardson says. “And then this man left the house and locked the door and ran off like nothing happened.”

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Community Impact
6:36 pm
Tue December 27, 2011

Northshore Focus: Ice Man Dip and Dash

Franco's Fitness is celebrating the New Year with an exciting event that will challenge even the most athletically-inclined. Jollaine Schear talks with the organizers and participants of the event about what they have in store.

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