NEW ORLEANS – Operation Restoration’s Safety and Freedom Fund, a fund dedicated to securing the release of incarcerated people by posting cash bail, announces its partnership with The Bail Project – a national nonprofit with a mission to combat mass incarceration and transform pretrial justice in the United States. Cash...
NEW ORLEANS – Tulane Health System is now offering a free service to help individuals who may have lost their health insurance coverage as a result of the economic impact caused by COVID-19. “Taking care of the community’s health needs extends beyond just treating physical illness. It also involves caring...
NEW ORLEANS – Dixie Beer, the century-old New Orleans brewery, said it will debut a new name in 2021 to embrace a “more inclusive, culturally aware and socially conscious future.” The iconic brewery, purchased in 2017 by Saints owner Gayle Benson, is enlisting the public’s help in its renaming...
NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Hospitality Foundation’s Gold Medal Chefs Week online fundraiser will be Sept. 27 through Oct. 1 and will feature items and packages for purchase, as well as a silent auction. The new event was created in response to the cancellation of the ninth annual Gold...
NEW ORLEANS – United Way of Southeast Louisiana, the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation and Entergy Corporation announced the completion of $2.4 million in Hospitality Cares Pandemic Response Fund crisis grants distributed to more than 4,800 recipients. The fund now begins phase two of assistance with the rollout of legal support and...
METAIRIE, La. – The Jefferson Chamber’s virtual LiveWell Jefferson Worksite Wellness Summit, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, will celebrate a culture of health and wellness among the business community and residents of Jefferson Parish. Participants will increase their knowledge and awareness of worksite wellness program concepts,...
NEW ORLEANS -The Art of Birthing will host its fourth annual event beginning Monday, Sept. 21 through Sunday, Sept. 27. Dubbed “A Virtually Vibin’ Event to celebrate Black Mothers and Birth Professionals,” the annual forum will cover a myriad of topics surrounding childbirth and stigmas associated with expectant Black...
Jrue and Lauren Holiday NEW ORLEANS – The Urban League of Louisiana will host a virtual version of its annual gala at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3. From the gala website: “In our continuing promise to pivot and not pause, the Urban League of Louisiana has re-imagined our annual Gala as...
BATON ROUGE – Oil and gas companies are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its previous decision that parish lawsuits alleging damage of coastal wetlands should be heard in state court. A three-judge panel of the New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in August unanimously...
NEW ORLEANS – Operation Restoration, a New Orleans-based nonprofit focused on empowering women impacted by incarceration to successfully reenter the community, recently partnered with the Ladies of Hope Ministries to open Hope House NOLA, a co-living space designed to provide a safe place for women and girls to transform...