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  • Homeless Youth
    Posted on:August 30, 2018
    2018, August: Watch three former residents of Covenant House New Orleans, along with Executive Director, Jim Kelly, on the Today Show with Megyn Kelly. Featured Documentary: SHELTER.

  • Human Trafficking
    Posted on:February 27, 2018
    Litten, K. (2018, February). The Track: Two human trafficking victims try to escape 'the life'. Retrieved from Times-Picayune

  • Education
    Posted on:August 9, 2018
    2018, April news: An honor for Louisiana Youth Seminar! Jo Pease co-founded the Louisiana Youth Seminar (LYS) in 1971 and has served in every capacity with LYS, impacting over 10,000 students throughout her 47 year affiliation. On April 18, 2018, Volunteer Louisiana and Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser honored nine Champions of Service at their 25th Anniversary Gala. Governor John Bel Edwards was the keynote speaker and commended each awardee for their outstanding service. Lt. Governor Nungesser, Volunteer Louisiana Executive Director Judd Jeansonne, Volunteer Louisiana Foundation President Jenny Korner, and Corporation for National and Community Service Senior Corps Director Deborah Cox-Roush shared public remarks and presented the awards.

  • Education
    Posted on:August 9, 2018
    2018, March newsletter: New Orleans Public Library Saying YES! To Community Adult Educaiton. Select the link above to read about the free programs the YMCA of Greater New Orleans offers to the community. Click here to visit New Orleans Public Library website.