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    Blog – April 2019

    APRIL 2019 BLOG Volume 1, Edition 6 2019 A word from theFirst Lady of Louisiana OK Mam, Yes Mam, Thank You Mam, Teach MAM. Why Teach MAM? As a former elementary music teacher, I know how important music, art and movement are in teaching the “whole child.” I was more than disappointed when I changed […]

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    How the Sazerac Cocktail Came to Be

    SAZERAC COCKTAIL How the Sazerac Cocktail Came to Be How the Sazerac Cocktail Came to Be In 1838, Antoine Amedie Peychaud, owner of a New Orleans apothecary, treated his friends to brandy toddies of his own recipe, including his “Peychaud’s Bitters,” made from a secret family recipe. The toddies were made using a double-ended egg […]

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    Teach MAM – First Lady Donna Edwards and NOCCA

    Teach MAM   Teach MAM: An Exciting Partnership to Strengthen Arts Education Across Louisiana Teach MAMFirst Lady Donna Edwards and NOCCA Host A Louisiana Jazz Masterclass at the Governor’s Mansion Each one of us has our own unique voice. Many times, we don’t want to allow ourselves to hear it, but we know it is […]

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    Louisiana Fosters – Louisiana is Changing the Face of Foster Care

      Louisiana is Changing the Face of Foster Care   By Marketa Garner Walters, SecretaryLouisiana Department of Children and Family Services       Louisiana is Changing the Face of Foster Care By Marketa Garner Walters, Secretary Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services   It was February 2016 and my first week as Secretary […]

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    Anti-Human Trafficking – Angela Bazile

    ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING Words from Angela Bazile Governor John Bel Edwards, through Act 181 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session, created the Louisiana Human Trafficking Prevention Commission, to allow individuals to be UNITED to eradicate a $9.8 billion evil industry of  “modern day slavery” called “human trafficking,” where, unlike gun and drug trafficking, humans are sold […]

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