Spotlights

Spotlight – Youth Rebuilding New Orleans

October 1, 2021 Started by a group of high schoolers banding together to help the city of New Orleans after Katrina, Youth Rebuilding New Orleans shines a light on how adolescents and young adults are eager to...

Spotlight: Glass Half Full

September 1, 2021 From Humble Beginnings to a Greener Future Glass Half Full was started by Franziska Trautmann and Max Steitz with the intention of reimagining recycling by diverting waste from landfills, tu...

Spotlight – Boys Town of Louisiana

March 1, 2021 Bringing resources to area families    Without realizing it, you’re probably already familiar with Boys Town of Louisiana (BTL), an organization meeting the needs of local youth and their famili...

Spotlight – Angels’ Place 

December 1, 2020 A Shoulder to Lean On for Families and Sick Children  “When a child’s been diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, mostly cancer, it turns the world of that family upside-down,” says Angel...

Spotlight: NOLA Micro School 

November 2, 2020 Unique local learning model While various educational models have cropped up since the post-Katrina recovery, none is as unique as that of Broadmoor-based NOLA Micro Schools. At this school,...

Spotlight: COOL Cooperative

April 7, 2020 Local students gain professional experience in the New Orleans film industry. Whether you’ve been to the New Orleans Film Festival, played an extra in a film, or got stuck in production traffic,...

Spotlight: Raintree Children and Family Services

February 18, 2020 A Tradition of Fostering Homes and Hope Over the 93 years that it has existed, Raintree Children and Family Services has been committed to providing support to local children and families — ...

Spotlight: Uncommon Construction

November 15, 2019 “The youth are powerful. They can be successful if people let them be successful.” Building a blueprint for the future of New Orleans students. Construction industry professionals are aplen...

Spotlight: Miles4Migrants

October 29, 2019 A New Orleans-based nonprofit helps reunite families torn apart by hostile conditions in their home countries. The birth of their child in Afghanistan could void their travel visas, puttin...

Spotlight: Living the ‘Ween Dream

September 30, 2019 "Really, it’s transformative for these kids who have everyday issues to overcome ..." A New Orleans nonprofit shares Halloween haunts with every child. Halloween means trick-or-treating, c...

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