April 17, 2020

New Orleans, LA and Waltham, MA, April 13, 2020 — Agenda for Children announced a new partnership with today, in continuation of ongoing efforts to support essential workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. This partnership supports essential workers in Louisiana in finding safe, accessible in-home childcare, while also providing opportunities to work […]

Local Historical Tour Guide Company Starts Fundraiser to Support Industry Workers Unable to Receive Relief

April 16, 2020

It is no secret that the stay at home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devestating effect on the local service industry. For most service industry jobs, some relief has been available in one form or another. Unfortunately, our local tour guide companies and employees are not seeing any such relief. One […]

Gov Edwards Announces First COVID-19 Response Grant; Self-Employed Eligible for Unemployment

April 10, 2020

On Thursday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced he approved the first grant from the Governor’s COIVD-19 Response Fund. The $100,000 grant will support the Three O’Clock Project, which is providing expanded meal distribution services after some of Louisiana’s public school systems closed their cafeterias. “Feeding our state’s children is one of the many challenges we […]

COVID-19 Statistics Explained in an Infographic

April 6, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has reached its epitome and it has now increased a sense of fear amongst the people. Not only the elderly, but the youth is getting much more attracted because of this deadly virus. As of now, biochemical labs are still trying to find out a way to fight with the virus But, […]

In a 10-Day Span, ICE Flew This Detainee Across the Country — Nine Times

March 31, 2020

This article was originally published in ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Less than two weeks ago, the Trump administration urged Americans to avoid nonessential travel to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Major airlines slashed their routes. All the while, Sirous Asgari took nine different flights around the country. None of […]

Odyssey House Louisiana Opens Testing for Bike Riders

March 27, 2020

On Friday, Odyssey House Louisiana (OHL) announced that they will open their drive-through testing site for bike riders in order to help meet community need. Message from @odysseyhousela:OHL will be offering COVID-19 testing to bicyclists via our drive thru testing site. If you are displaying symptoms, come get tested! @nolaready @iprevent_ohl #covidtesting #bicyclelife #coronavirus #covid19 […]

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