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SEPTEMBER 2022 Blog Feature Louisiana First Foundation Governor’s Mansion Women’s Health People of Louisiana Community Schools Military Recipe Verse First Dogs Our Editor You Are Not Alone On September 1st, in honor of the start of National Suicide Prevention month, I shared a graphic with information on the new Suicide and Crisis Lifeline number being changed […]
Saplings:Planting the Seeds toa Happy Head Space Saplings: Planting the Seeds for a Happy Head Space As the world returns to a new “normal,” the hallmarks of the past few years: mass quarantines, social isolation, and the sense of loss and emptiness that emerged for many, have become windows into the long-term […]
Women’s Health WOMEN’S HEALTH BLOGSeptember 2022 Medicaid in Louisiana Medicaid in Louisiana administers several programs that provide various specialized health care coverage services for men or women’s health. FIND A PROGRAM FOR YOU: This Best Relates to Me: Apply For: I’m pregnant and I need health care coverage. LaMOMS, which offers no-cost health coverage to […]
Governor’s Mansion: Katrina Survivor Rose Katrina Survivor Rose The garden roses aren’t the only flower that grows behind Governor’s Mansion. You’ll also see the famous “Katrina Survivor Rose” climbing up the many archways and giving beauty throughout. During the anniversary month of such a historic storm to our state, we bring light to the resilience […]
Young Adults Benefit from Louisiana’s Extended Foster Care Program Young Adults Benefit from Louisiana’s Extended Foster Care Program In 2019, Gov. John Bel Edwards signed legislation to extend foster care to age 21 for all youth still in care on their 18th birthday. The voluntary program, Extended Foster Care, enables DCFS to provide intensive services to aid […]
Registration Now Open: 2022 Global Human Trafficking Summit Registration Now Open2022 Global Human Trafficking Summit Join us for our next Global Human Sex Trafficking Summit sponsored by the Louisiana First Foundation on October 6th, 2022, from 1:30PM to 3:00PM CST. An access link will be sent to you upon registration. Featured speakers are: First Lady of Louisiana, Donna […]
COMMUNITY Red Cross:September isNational PreparednessMonth Red Cross:September is National Preparedness Month September is National Preparedness Month. As climate change continues to intensify disasters across the country, now is the time to be sure you are prepared. In Louisiana, hurricanes are common so take this quiz to see if you’re #RedCrossReady: https://rdcrss.org/3R9CRd2 Last year, […]
Save the Date:Gold Star Mothers and FamiliesRecognition Ceremony Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Gold Star Mothers and FamiliesRecognition Ceremony Pease join the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs for the Gold Star Mothers and Families Recognition Ceremony on Friday, September 23rd at 9:00 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Gold Star Monument in […]
BRITTANY BONNAFFONS 2023 Louisiana State Teacher of the YearSt. Charles Parish – Hahnville High SchoolAlgebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry BRITTANY BONNAFFONS 2023 Louisiana State Teacher of the YearSt. Charles Parish – Hahnville High SchoolAlgebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry “Understand the Assignment – Back to School Reminders for Teachers” As teachers, the […]
AppleCake APPLE CAKE Let’s not prematurely jump into the pumpkin flavored things and totally skip over a truly iconic autumn flavor: APPLE! Ingredients: Non-stick baking spray (with flour)2/3 c. light brown sugar2 large eggs1/3 c. apple butter1/4 c. unsalted butter, melted1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour1 1/2 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. cinnamon 3/4 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. baking soda2 small Granny […]
Congratulations to the Governor’s Fellows Class of 2022! Congratulations to the Governor’s Fellows Class of 2022! On August 4th, eleven student leaders from across the state of Louisiana joined Governor John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna H. Edwards for the commencement of the 2022 Governor’s Fellows program. While this ceremony marked the […]
Women’s Health WOMEN’S HEALTH BLOGAugust 2022 Put Yourself on the Schedule Written by D’Wan J. Carpenter, DO, MS Almost a year ago, I faced a significant health issue. Just days after Hurricane Ida hit our area, I developed high fevers. Naturally, I assumed I had come down with coronavirus 19; however, evaluation […]
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.