GREATER NEW ORLEANS FAIR HOUSING CENTER 25th ANNIVERSARY INVITES THE PUBLIC TO THE FIT FOR A KING CELEBRATION – Geographies of Change: 25 Years of Fair Housing Advocacy

In celebration of GNOFHAC’s 25th anniversary, you are invited to the Fit for a King Cocktail Reception! Join us for an evening of live music, specialty cocktails, hors d’oeuvres catered by DivaDawg, and a chance to meet Isabel Wilkerson, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of The New York Times bestseller The Warmth of Other Suns. Act fast for a discounted ticket to the reception for just $35! Ticket … Continue reading GREATER NEW ORLEANS FAIR HOUSING CENTER 25th ANNIVERSARY INVITES THE PUBLIC TO THE FIT FOR A KING CELEBRATION – Geographies of Change: 25 Years of Fair Housing Advocacy

Daughters Beyond Incarceration: Children of Incarcerated Parents Policy Announcement & Photo Exhibition

Join Daughters Beyond Incarceration on Friday, October 4th from 6-9pm at NORD St Bernard Center for a free event discussing the laws we’re changing and the unveiling of our traveling photo exhibition! Date And Time Fri, October 4, 2019 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT Location 1500 Lafreniere St New Orleans, LA 70122 About Daughters Beyond Incarceration Daughters Beyon Incarceration works to enhance the lives … Continue reading Daughters Beyond Incarceration: Children of Incarcerated Parents Policy Announcement & Photo Exhibition

Hurricane Katrina 14th Anniversary March & Second Line

by Hip Hop Caucus | Aug 26, 2019 | Press Release New Orleans Community, Hip Hop Artists, and Activists to Commemorate the 14th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, call for leaders to act on climate and justice New Orleans, Louisiana – To remember the lives lost, honor the resiliency of the community, and advocate for the people most devastated by Hurricane Katrina, Hip Hop Caucus, New … Continue reading Hurricane Katrina 14th Anniversary March & Second Line

Free Health Screenings For Hospitality Workers – Healthy Hospitality Initiatives- Is it enough?

Healthy Hospitality initiativewww.theadvocate.com/content/tncms/live/ — Read on Mayor LaToya Cantrell, the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation (NOTMC) and health care nonprofit 504HealthNet to increase access to health care for hospitality workers. The event will take place at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center on North Rampart Street from 2 pm to 6 p.m., where hospitality employees can receive free and quick health screenings. … Continue reading Free Health Screenings For Hospitality Workers – Healthy Hospitality Initiatives- Is it enough?

NOLA Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Here’s some information I have found over the years that may help you prepare for Hurricane Season. As well as a story or two with it. 1. If the words “Mandatory Evacuation” is put in place for your area, please leave. I’m making this 1st because we seem to put it at the bottom of the list. As well as put it to the back … Continue reading NOLA Hurricane Preparedness Tips

LaToya Cantrell Takes Office As The First-Ever Female Mayor Of New Orleans

“There’s only you and me and the work before us,” LaToya Cantrell said to a gathered crowd during her swearing in ceremony. LaToya Cantrell made history in New Orleans on Monday, becoming the first woman and the first Black woman to be sworn in as mayor in the city’s 300-year history. “There’s only one way that we can make the city better,” Cantrell said. “We … Continue reading LaToya Cantrell Takes Office As The First-Ever Female Mayor Of New Orleans

These kids aren’t mine: My life as a self sacrificing Foster Mom Pt 2

After finding the courage to share the incident with my adopted daughter last night, I realized I’m finally at a place in my life where I feel comfortable to share my life as a foster mother. It helps that I’m not working as a foster parent, because there’s so much one can disclose to people outside of your household. It’s been hard and my sunshine, … Continue reading These kids aren’t mine: My life as a self sacrificing Foster Mom Pt 2

We need to care

We complain in the midst of other’s suffering over the silliest things.  We worry about our status in life, while someone is happy to just be alive.  Some kinda way we escaped disaster, but there is someone living right in it.  Someone can’t turn the lights on to see where their pain comes from.  Someone is hungry, but we just tossed a perfectly good meal. … Continue reading We need to care