Kermit Ruffins Speaks Out Against Police Harassment of Food Vendors on Claiborne Avenue

January 2, 2021

(Updated with statement from NOPD) Claiborne Avenue is known for a variety of reasons. Besides its large homeless encampments, it is also a party spot, a place where people can do everything from listening to good music to getting their car washed. It’s also a place for good food. And Kermit Ruffins at Kermit’s Treme […]

Mental Health Issues On The Rise In New Orleans

December 24, 2020

Mental health issues in New Orleans have been on the rise ever since the hurricane hit in 2005. The healthcare systems in New Orleans have been struggling to cope up with the after-effects of Katrina and the ongoing effects of COVID-19, and are working hard to replenish their resources to what they were like prior […]

Agenda for Children and CORE to Provide Free On-Site COVID-19 Testing for Child Care Providers in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes

December 8, 2020

NEW ORLEANS — December 8th, 2020 – Agenda for Children and Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) are announcing an expanded partnership to provide free, on-site COVID-19 tests at child care centers for teachers and families. This builds upon our existing partnership that provides child care workers in Orleans Parish with free, prioritized COVID-19 testing on […]

Top 5 Facts on How the COVID-19 Crisis Changed Education

November 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic definitely disrupted our normal lives. A lot of things had to change for as to be able to flatten the curve, and educational paradigms is one of them. Thankfully, services like remained functional so students could complete their assignments.  Here are five ways COVID-19 changed education. The Crisis drove learning Institutions […]

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