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

Community Visions Unlimited Rebuilds Neighborhoods Through Art

Community Visions Unlimited seeks to rebuild neighborhoods through art, housing, and empowerment. If you drive around New Orleans, there's a chance you...

Cafe Reconcile Transforms The Lives Of Young Adults Through Reconciliation

Cafe Reconcile brings innovative life skills and job training to young people from severely at-risk communities. "So the word of the day today is open...

Green Light New Orleans Makes A Large Impact Through Small Actions

Green Light New Orleans strives to operate as a model of energy efficiency and sustainability. I'm in the backyard of Ms. Mira Cosey's home. She tells...

Community Impact: A Clinic That Plays To Musicians' Health Needs

Community Impact is WWNO's series on nonprofit organizations in the New Orleans region, a partnership between WWNO and the Greater New Orleans...

Women Who Were Sex Trafficked Find Strength And Reclaim Their Lives At Eden House

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the average age of entry into prostitution in the United States is 12-14. Eden House is a two-year...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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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