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 […]

Activist Arrested During Port of NOLA Board Meeting

March 25, 2024

New Orleans, LA – March 21, around 3:00 pm, during public comments at the Port of New Orleans monthly board meeting, local activist Felix Allen was arrested for standing in solidarity with Palestine.  Allen, 27, is an organizer in New Orleans for Community Oversight of Police (NOCOP). Last week, a leading organizer of the same […]

Step Up and Other Groups Push for Worker’s Bill of Rights

March 19, 2024

Led by Step Up Louisiana, representatives of several community organizations and other advocates spoke passionately in support of the proposed Worker’s Bill of Rights at the New Orleans City Council’s Economic Development Committee meeting on Tuesday, March 19. On Thursday March 21, the full Council will consider a ballot proposal to amend the City’s Home […]

Beware of Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: NOLA Community Groups Caution Citizens of Minneapolis About Consent Decree Process & Monitors

March 7, 2024

Two New Orleans community organizations recently sent a letter to Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and the Minneapolis NAACP warning them about what to expect from the monitors that have been selected to oversee a police Consent Decree in that city and recommending that community input is necessary for the Consent Decree’s long-term success. New Orleans […]

New Orleans Jews and Allies to Demand Rep. Carter Supports the Ceasefire Now Resolution

October 23, 2023

Monday, October 23, 2023, New Orleans, LA – As the Israeli government continues bombing Gaza, killing over 3,700 Palestinians, and begins preparations for a ground invasion, New Orleans Jews and allies will visit Representative Troy Carter’s offices demanding he sign on to the Ceasefire Now resolution. Organizational partners have asked for a meeting and have been […]

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