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Community Impact
11:32 am
Mon July 5, 2010

Northshore Focus 7-5-10 Habitat for Humanity

St Tammany Parish, LA – In this edition, reporter Jollaine Schear takes us to the grounds of a non-profit organization which is striving to eliminate homelessness and help provide low-income housing on the Northshore. Habitat for Humanity

"Northshore Focus" on WWNO is made possible with support from the The Northshore Community Foundation, uniting human and financial resources to enhance the quality of life in the Northshore region. More at Northshore Community Foundation

 

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Community Impact
2:21 pm
Mon June 28, 2010

Northshore Focus - Abita Brewery SOS Fund

New Orleans, LA –

The story of Abita Brewery and their SOS fund.

"Northshore Focus" on WWNO is made possible with support from the The Northshore Community Foundation, uniting human and financial resources to enhance the quality of life in the Northshore region. More at Northshore Community Foundation

 

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Community Impact
11:17 am
Tue May 4, 2010

Community IMPACT Series: Responsibility House, May 4, 2010

New Orleans, LA – Community IMPACT Series: Responsibility House, May 4, 2010

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Community Impact
11:18 am
Tue April 27, 2010

Community IMPACT Series: New Orleans Redevelopment Authority, April 27, 2010

New Orleans, LA – Just travel between a few New Orleans neighborhoods and it's plain to see that the city has an extensive problem with blighted property. Yet the full magnitude of the issue can be hard to grasp from the street. The true picture is a sprawling patchwork of damaged, abandoned or simply neglected properties. In some areas, it may be a few addresses sullying rejuvenated blocks while in others broad swaths of damaged homes and businesses dominate the urban landscape.

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Community Impact
2:55 pm
Tue April 20, 2010

Community Impact Series - Ogden Museum of Southern Art - April 20, 2010

New Orleans, LA – Bounce rap may not be the first genre to come up in most discussions of New Orleans musical heritage. But local music journalist and researcher Alison Fensterstock says this infectious, eminently danceable musical style is intimately tied to the Crescent City's cultural experience.

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Community Impact
4:11 pm
Tue April 6, 2010

Community IMPACT Series: Bayou District Foundation, April 6, 2010

New Orleans, LA – There may not seem to be much common ground between the site of an old housing project and a golf course. But under a new plan now being marshaled by the nonprofit Bayou District Foundation, golf in New Orleans City Park and the former St. Bernard housing development nearby in Gentilly are shaping up to be one game-changing team.

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Community Impact
3:24 pm
Tue March 30, 2010

Community IMPACT Series: New Orleans Outreach, March 30, 2010

New Orleans, LA – Teachers, staff and school leaders aren't the only ones making a difference in the promising new realm of public education in New Orleans. Every day, local residents from all walks of life are leading after-school classes, enrichment programs, tutoring sessions and workshops in art, music, writing, life skills and more. And many of them are making these contributions thanks to New Orleans Outreach.

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Community Impact
3:22 pm
Tue March 16, 2010

Community IMPACT Series: Workplace Justice Project, March 16, 2010

New Orleans, LA – Hurricane Katrina recovery has been a boom time for people doing construction, demolition and renovation work in the New Orleans area, but they aren't the only ones who have seen their workload skyrocket during these past few rebuilding years. The recovery work, and the dramatic influx of Latino immigrant workers it caused, has kept the Workplace Justice Project busier than ever.

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Community Impact
3:21 pm
Tue March 9, 2010

Community IMPACT Series: Literacy Alliance, March 9, 2010

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