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Mar 27, 2015 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

Join TeamKCP at Cafe Reconcile on April 6th to support progress! RSVP here.   Click here to donate now.

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Today, 39% of New Orleans children live in poverty

Mar 17, 2015 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

The New Orleans Data Center just published a startling new study on the scope of childhood poverty in New Orleans. The bad news? 39% of children in New Orleans live in poverty. Find out more here.

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Peterson Files Bill To Let Louisianians Decide On Medicaid Expansion 

Feb 26, 2015 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

2.26.15 BATON ROUGE - Today, Senator Karen Carter Peterson (D-New Orleans) filed legislation to enable Louisianians a chance at an up or down vote to expand Medicaid for thousands of hard working families. If approved by the Legislature, the question would appear on the fall statewide ballot. “Medicaid Expansion is a win for our working families, for our ...

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Louisiana Board Of Regents Adopts Statewide Sexual Misconduct Policy

Feb 25, 2015 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

Good news! As result of advocacy by citizens and Legislators, the Louisiana Board of Regents finally adopted a statewide policy on sexual misconduct for Louisiana Higher Education institutions: Today, the Louisiana Board of Regents approved a statewide uniform sexual misconduct policy. The Board of Regents in collaboration with the four management boards developed the policy which identifies ...

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Senator Vitter: Confirm Loretta Lynch As AG

Feb 25, 2015 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

Loretta Lynch is without a doubt a woman of profound substance, eminently qualified to be our country's top legal officer. President Obama nominated Ms. Lynch to serve as our next Attorney General in November, and since that time, she has received praise from experts and elected officials across the ideological spectrum. Moreover, she has twice been ...

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A Star-Studded Appeal For Women’s Equality

Feb 23, 2015 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

The #Oscars were about more than just glitz and glam this year. Patricia Arquette made a clarion call in support of gender pay equality and equal rights which brought some well-known female stars to their feet. Watch the video here.

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TP: “Storm survivors who used elevation grants for repairs shouldn’t be punished”

Feb 21, 2015 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

From the Times-Picayune: "The English language has more than one way to describe a dilemma, a seemingly impossible situation, a menu of choices: all of them awful. "Caught between a rock and a hard place" is one. There's also "trapped between the devil and the deep blue sea." Some Louisianians might say that they found, ...

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Carnival 2015 Safety Tips

Feb 3, 2015 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

Carnival Safety And Schedules Carnival time is here again! It is a time of joyful expression and the celebration of cherished traditions which is enjoyed by Louisianians and the thousands of annual visitors who we welcome to celebrate with us. To find out when and where the parades are rolling check out this great WWNO Carnival calendar here. It ...

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Students Can See “Selma” For Free!

Jan 23, 2015 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

Check out this great opportunity for 7th-9th graders to see the critically-acclaimed movie "Selma" for free: Learn more at www.selmastudenttickets.com.  

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Peterson on NOLA Smoke-Free Ordinance

Jan 13, 2015 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

Statement from Senator Karen Carter Peterson on New Orleans City Council’s “Smoke-Free” Ordinance: “Making New Orleans a safer, healthier city should be a fundamental goal of elected leadership. The City Council’s Smoke-free ordinance is a critical instrument in the fight for healthier air for all of us and I’m proud to support it. Throughout my years in ...

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