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BLOG OF FIRST LADY OF LOUISIANA DONNA EDWARDS Blog Feature Louisiana First Foundation Governor’s Mansion Women’s Health People of Louisiana Community Schools Military Recipe Verse First Dogs Our Editor On Being Thankful… November 2022 November of 2022 marks the start of the sixth year of this blog. I remain thankful for each of you who […]
Find Your Joy Written by Dr. Ashley Owen Find Your Joy The holidays are upon us and while the season is often referred to as the “most wonderful time of the year”, many struggle to find joy. The reality can be that the holidays foster shorter times of sunlight, memories, and additional […]
Women’s Health WOMEN’S HEALTH BLOGNovember 2022 What Women Need To KnowAbout Diabetes An estimated 30 million Americans have diabetes. Women are at a greater risk of being diagnosed. In Louisiana, 12.8% of women are diagnosed compared to 10.4% of men. However, there are things we can do to help prevent a diagnosis, or to […]
Teach MAM Teach MAM: An Exciting Partnership to Strengthen Arts Education Across Louisiana TEACH MAM A Partnership Built for Physical Success Teach MAM Initiative & Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports In August of 2021, the First Lady’s Teach MAM Initiative partnered with D. Rudy Macklin, Executive Director […]
JusticeForSurvivorsAct Justice for Survivors Act Louisiana has made significant progress in legislative efforts to fight against human trafficking and support survivors. In the last eight years, we have passed laws that: Required the National Human Trafficking hotline information to be posted in certain establishments Increased criminal penalties for trafficking Required training […]