LOVING LOUISIANA BLOG ARCHIVES
The April 2021 Blog 01. Volume 3, Edition 6 A Word from the First Lady of Louisiana Happy Spring, Y’all! Oh my goodness, it’s hard to believe we are now into April. As more and more people receive the vaccine, it feels as if we are finally coming up for air, literally. There is still […]
Child Abuse Prevention Month By Kate ShipleyLouisiana Alliance of Children’s Advocacy Centers April isNational Child Abuse Prevention Month By Kate ShipleyLouisiana Alliance of Children’s Advocacy Centers April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, an annual commitment across states and agencies to raise awareness of child abuse and the importance of prevention. In […]
Governor’s Mansion:Garden Photos Governor’s MansionGarden Photos Enjoy these beautiful pictures from the Governor’s Mansion gardens!
Women’s Health WOMEN’S HEALTH BLOGApril 2021 Women’s Health and the Covid-19 Vaccine:What you should know before you Roll Up Your Sleeve Written by Dr. Michelle R. Easton The research shows that COVID-19 doesn’t affect everyone similarly. “Soon after the emergence of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) last winter, it became apparent […]
Teach MAM Teach MAM: An Exciting Partnership to Strengthen Arts Education Across Louisiana TEACH MAM Taking Time to Make A Difference As educators, we often find ourselves interlaced in the lives of young individuals in unexpected ways. Have you ever received a random email from a former or […]
JOTSBIRTHDAYS JOTS Birthdays Founder Suzanne Howell “Faith, hope, love: But the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13 JOTS believes that every child deserves recognition on his/her birthday! Founded almost ten years ago by Suzanne (Achee) Howell, the mission of JOTS is to bring the magic of birthday parties, graduations, and other special […]
REGISTER NOW! Global Human Trafficking Summit REGISTER NOW!Global Human Trafficking Summit Presented by First Lady Yumi Hoganand the State of Maryland April 29, 2021 Join us for our next Global Human Sex Trafficking Summit sponsored by the Louisiana First Foundation and presented by First Lady Yumi Hogan and the State of Maryland on April 29, 2021, […]
VOLUNTEER LOUISIANA COMMUNITY Vounteer Louisiana Do you have a desire to serve in your community? Have you been looking to volunteer but don’t know where to start? Volunteer Louisiana is here to get you connected and involved in service to your community. Established in 1993, under the Office of Lieutenant Governor, Volunteer Louisiana’s […]
JESSICA DEON 5th Grade/Science and Social Studies Teacher,Rosepine Elementary, Vernon Parish 2021 State Teacher of the Year Finalist JESSICA DEON 5th grade/Science & Social Studies Teacher Rosepine Elementary, Vernon Parish 2021 State Teacher of the Year Semifinalist A Letter to My Teacher Colleagues: Harness the Season of Spring Dear Colleagues, It is a special […]
Sandra Franks Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Sandra FranksLouisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Each year, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Women Veterans sponsors an annual campaign in honor of Women’s History Month and throughout the year celebrates the contributions of these trailblazers and women veterans, representing all military branches, during […]
Jazz Fest Rosemint Tea JAZZ FEST ROSEMINT TEA Are you missing Jazz Fest, too? To combat this melancholy feeling, brew up some Jazz Fest Rosemint Tea and listen to WWOZ! Tune in to WWOZ April 22-25 and April 29-May 2 as they partner with the Archive of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage […]
The March 2021 Blog 01. Volume 3, Edition 5 A Word from the First Lady of Louisiana I need a break… I have been thinking about what I would write this month, and it hit me – the real raw honesty of needing a break. Sometimes life is filled with all kinds of fillers, and […]
A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Delery has lived there all of her life except during undergraduate school and a brief stint in Seattle, WA. She is a mother to four boys, ranging in ages from 21 to 16, and they are the heart and soul of her life.
Delery earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and Master’s Degree from Louisiana State University. She is currently a fellow at Loyola University New Orleans, Institute of Politics. Her volunteer work has mostly evolved from issues that have affected her personally. Actively engaged in disability rights advocacy, Delery has testified numerous times in the Louisiana Legislature regarding issues that affect persons with developmental disabilities. She served as the chair of the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council, worked for seven years directing regional advocacy efforts and is a graduate of Louisiana’s Partners In Policymaking.