Community Impact

Community Impact

From WWNO - New Orleans Public Radio

Nonprofits touch our lives every day, and the Community Impact series highlights their critical work and the difference they are making. Each week, New Orleans-based writer Ian McNulty brings you the stories of diverse groups working across southeast Louisiana. You'll hear directly from leaders and staff on the frontline of important issues, from dedicated volunteers and from the people whose lives have been improved by these nonprofits.More from Community Impact »

Most Recent Episodes

Neighborhood Housing Services Of New Orleans Helps The Aging Stay In Their Homes

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Orleans, Inc. revitalizes communities by increasing the number of homeowners and transforming vacant or substandard...

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NewCorp Acts As A Catalyst For Wealth For Disadvantaged Communities

NewCorp has served as convener of the Mardi Gras Indian nations including the Yellow Pocahontas, Mohawk Hunters, Washitaw Nation, Apache Nation,...

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VA Trains Employees With Skills Needed To Advance Their Careers

The Hudson Thomas Program is a workforce training program of the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System aimed at increasing the fundamental...

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Louisiana Appleseed Makes Getting A Clear Property Title Easier

Louisiana Appleseed recruits professionals to donate pro bono time to solve problems at their root cause. Their goal is to advance social justice by...

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KIPP Supports Its Graduates All The Way Through College

New Orleans has ten KIPP schools serving grades Kindergarten through 12th.. KIPP New Orleans also has a program called KIPP Through College, which...

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Grace House Helps Women Rebuild Their Lives

Grace House provides gender specific treatment to women who have become dependent on alcohol or drugs so that they may lead sober and productive lives. ...

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The New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center Works To Eradicate Housing Discrimination

The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center was established in 1995 to eradicate housing discrimination in the Greater New Orleans area through...

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Family Justice Center Takes Clients From Crisis To Confidence

The New Orleans Family Justice Center Alliance is a partnership of agencies dedicating to ending family violence, child abuse, sexual assault and...

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'Stand For Children' Educates Parents About The Orleans Parish School Board

Stand For Children educates and organizes parents, teachers and communities to demand excellent schools. Up a flight of stairs in an airy meeting room...

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Gert Town Community Development Center Gives Seniors An Extended Community

For 14 years, Gert Town Community Development Center has been instrumental in helping to enhance the total quality of life for residents in the Gert...

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