July 20, 2020

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor LaToya Cantrell issued the following statement on the launch of “Returning Citizen Stimulus Program,” a collaboration between the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) and its partners: “I am grateful for the partnership the City has with CEO, as well as the Justice and Mobility Fund, Urban League of Louisiana, The First […]

Virtual Town Hall on the Unemployment Crisis will be Held Wednesday, July 16

July 14, 2020

Media Advisory: Town Hall on Unemployment Crisis, 7/16/2020 Louisianans Ask Congress to Address Ongoing Unemployment Crisis and Preserve Critical $600 Payments Louisiana — On July 16, 2020, unemployed workers from across Louisiana will hold a virtual town hall with elected officials to discuss the challenges facing families dealing with job losses, the impact of emergency federal unemployment […]

Colin Lake Releases His Feel-Good Summertime Single ‘Alajuela’

June 26, 2020

Today, Splice Records artist Colin Lake releases his latest single, a feel-good summertime tune “Alajuela.” “For me, Alajuela is a feeling,” said Colin Lake. “It’s a blissful moment in time that you never want to end. I wrote the song in Alajuela, Costa Rica, in the mountains overlooking a beautiful valley where you can watch planes take off and land […]

ADL, NAACP, Sleeping Giants, Common Sense, Free Press & Color of Change Call for Global Corporations to Pause Advertising on Facebook to Stop Hate Online

June 17, 2020

As Facebook has fueled the spread of hate online, a new campaign, #StopHateforProfit, organizes global corporations standing in solidarity against such hate. New York, NY, June 17, 2020 … In response to Facebook’s repeated failure to meaningfully address the vast proliferation of hate on its platforms, six organizations today announced a new campaign, #StopHateforProfit, that […]

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