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Louisiana Fosters MacDonell United Methodist Children’s Services MacDonell United Methodist Children’s Services For the last 100 years, MacDonell United Methodist Children’s Services has supported children and families in South Louisiana. Our organization has always provided services that fit a need in the community. In the early 1900s, MacDonell served as a school for girls […]
OPERATIONRAHAB RESCUE, ASSESS, HEAL, BREAK FREE THE HUB MINISTRY OPERATION RAHAB The phone rang to the hotline of an anti-trafficking organization in Louisiana. It was an ER nurse from a local hospital. She reported that a suspected victim of trafficking was present in the ER, and they wanted the organization to come and speak […]
KEVIN MCKEE THE CHAPEL Kevin McKeeLead Pastor, The Chapel After Hurricane Laura hit our state, wreaking havoc from Lake Charles to Shreveport, The Chapel, like so many, was eager to help. Remembering our involvement in the relief for Katrina, Gustav, and the flood of 2016, we began to seek the Lord for opportunities where […]
KATE YOUNGBLOOD Orleans Parish Benjamin Franklin High School English Language Arts Teacher 2021 Louisiana High School State Teacher of the Year Finding Mentors Wherever You Go KATE YOUNGBLOOD Orleans ParishBenjamin Franklin High SchoolEnglish Language Arts Teacher 2021 Louisiana High School State Teacher of the Year Finding Mentors Wherever […]
MICHELLE EZELL Owner, TSUNAMI SUSHI MICHELLE EZELLLafayette Woman Selected to James Beard Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Program Congratulations to Michelle Ezell, owner of the Tsunami Sushi restaurants in Louisiana who was selected as one of 20 women from across the United States to participate in the James Beard Foundation’s Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. The year-long training […]
JILL EAVES Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs JILL EAVESLouisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Jill Eaves knows what service means. For starters, she served our country in the U.S. Air Force in Afghanistan in aircraft structural maintenance. After marrying her husband, whom she met in the Air Force, and later starting a family, she signed […]
Women’s Health WOMEN’S HEALTH BLOGOctober 2020 We Are Louisiana Strong! Written by Gisele McKinney, MD This phrase is awe-inspiring and catchy! It is not by accident that the strongest and deadliest hurricanes in Louisiana are all named in honor of women: Katrina, Rita, and now – Laura. She carries the distinction of being the […]
Women’s Health WOMEN’S HEALTH BLOG November 2020 Mental Health During a Pandemic Written by Katie Corkern Executive Director of Louisiana Rural Mental Health Alliance Louisiana families have endured more than our fair share of hardships in 2020. We must recognize the stressors we all are facing and the feelings they produce. A global pandemic […]
Click to Explore OCTOBER 2020Volume 2, Edition 12 A Word from the First Lady of Louisiana October2020 Volume 2, Edition 12 Have you ever thought, “There’s no way I can feed the poor. I cannot possibly be a foster parent; I do not have the patience to tutor children or be a counselor, not me”? […]
CHARRED BROCCOLI CAULIFLOWER SALAD Recipe Courtesy Chef Todd Pulsinelli CHARRED BROCCOLI CAULIFLOWER SALAD Ingredients: 2 crowns broccoli1/2 head cauliflower1 cup mayonnaise1 tbl. garlic chili paste “sate”6 green onions1 bunch cilantro1 cup rice vinegar1/2 jalapeno3 limes1/2 cup crispy garlic (purchase at Asian grocer)1/2 cup peanuts1/2 cup crispy onion (purchase at Asian grocer)pinch chili flakepinch salt and pepper1/4 […]
VIRTUAL HUMAN TRAFFICKINGAWARENESS & PREVENTION 2020 SUMMIT BY DR. DANA R. HUNTER 2020 SUMMIT History is in the making as the State of Louisiana has ramped up its efforts to address human trafficking and raise awareness of this horrific crime. On September 9, 2020, First Lady Donna Edwards achieved what many would have considered […]
LouisianaGovernor’s MansionDocents LouisianaGovernor’s Mansion Docents Pictured: Sue Potts, Governor John Bel Edwards, First Lady Donna Edwards, Alice Fay Smith, and Leona Benoit. The Louisiana Governor’s Mansion has provided private visitor tours for many years. In 2016, First Lady Donna Edwards had an idea to enrich the experience even further. Through the Governor’s Mansion Preservation […]
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.