The Helis Foundation Contributes to Second Harvest COVID-19 Emergency Response

June 17, 2020

  NEW ORLEANS (June 16, 2020)—Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana is pleased to announce a lead gift for our COVID-19 emergency response from The Helis Foundation, a Louisiana private foundation established and funded by the William Helis Family and dedicated to supporting the greater New Orleans community. Second Harvest President […]

Mayor Latoya Cantrell Releases Open Letter on Protests, Hospitality Worker Demonstrations

June 17, 2020

NEW ORLEANS — Mayor LaToya Cantrell today released the following open letter regarding peaceful protests in the City and demonstrations by local hospitality workers: An Open Letter, from Mayor LaToya Cantrell: To the people of New Orleans: We are at a pivotal moment when systematic racism, structural inequality and a global pandemic have converged to challenge […]

Louisiana Democratic Party on SCOTUS Ruling on LGBTQ+ Discrimination in the Workplace

June 16, 2020

  BATON ROUGE, LA – Monday, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that existing civil rights law bars discrimination against LGBTQ+ employees in the workplace. Louisiana Democratic Party Executive Director Stephen Handwerk released the following statement in response: “This is a historic moment in our long struggle for equality and justice for LGBTQ+ Americans. Today, the court clearly and […]

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