Odyssey House Opens New Community Health Center With $1 Million Federal Grant Through Congressman Troy Carter

April 24, 2024

Odyssey House Louisiana (OHL) now has a new federally qualified one-stop-shop primary and behavioral health care center due to a $1 million appropriation spearheaded by Congressman Troy Carter (LA-2). Carter – along with various partnering agencies and individuals – cut the ribbon to open the new clinic in the Lafitte-Treme neighborhood on Tuesday, April 23. While introducing […]

Children’s Hospital New Orleans Hosts 42nd Annual Sugarplum Ball, Presented by Lemoine, To Raise $1.5M in Support of Pediatric Care for All

March 1, 2024

The 2024 Sugarplum Ball, presented by Lemoine and themed “How Sweet It Is’, will be held at Mardi Gras World’s River City Ballroom Saturday, March 23 On the evening of Saturday, March 23, friends and supporters of Children’s Hospital New Orleans will celebrate the 42nd annual Sugarplum Ball, entitled How Sweet It Is. The fundraiser, presented by LEMOINE, […]

Students From Travis Hill School, Inside JJIC, Win Contest To Address Local Issues, Cite Mental Health

April 18, 2023

Seven high school students from Travis Hill School, the school inside the New Orleans juvenile jail (JJIC), entered a contest sponsored by the Aspen Institute and Bezos Family Foundation. The project was to come up with solutions to major problems facing the city. The Travis Hill students’ solution was addressing mental health, because they see […]

Black Families Suffer More Childbirth Deaths

February 23, 2023

Racial health disparities still exist for Black women who have recently become mothers and their newborns. New research published in January 2023 by the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that the richest mothers and their newborns are the most likely to survive the year after childbirth except when the child is black. The study […]

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