Community

Community
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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Commentary
4:20 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Documentary on culture of death gives city’s youth a voice

On Tuesday at 5:45 p.m., a 10-year old boy was shot in the face and leg at his birthday party. Bullets sprayed the gathering at Simon Bolivar Avenue and Clio Street, killing a 5-year-old girl and a 33-year-old woman. A few hours earlier, two assailants had robbed and killed a 58-year old man in Mid-City. Police arrested a 15-year-old and a 13-year-old, the latter wearing a court-ordered ankle monitor.

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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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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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