Census 2020: For All to Count, All Must Be Counted

Census data are inherently personal; the data record and codify individual stories, and help to paint a mosaic of rich racial, ethnic, cultural, and geographic identities (Photo: iStockphoto / NNPA) By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia While every Census faces challenges and even controversies, the count remains important because...

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Education Department Helps Loan Services Instead of Borrowers By Charlene CrowellNNPA Newswire Contributor In an increasingly competitive global economy, highly skilled workers have a sharp advantage in securing and keeping employment. And as technological advances result in life-long learning in many occupations, many worker-students turn to federal student aid, the...

April Is National Minority Health Month

By Dr. Janet SeabrookNNPA Newswire Dr. Janet Seabrook Did you know that April is National Minority Health Month? Yes, it’s a thing! Back in April 1915, Dr. Booker T. Washington began advocating for “National Negro Health Week.” He reached out to local health departments, schools, churches, organizations, government entities and...

Byron R. LeCounte named OPSO Chief of Corrections

Byron R. LeCounte was recently named Chief of Corrections at the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office.  Chief LeCounte, who previously served as a major at the Atlanta city jail, is responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the Orleans Justice Center.  He reports to Independent Compliance Director Darnley Hodge. Director Hodge said,...

LSU Professor, Former New Orleans PR professional named 2018 Scripps Howard Foundation’s Teacher of the Year

Jinx Broussard LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s Jinx Coleman Broussard, Ph.D. was named the 2018 Scripps Howard Foundation’s Teacher of the Year. The national competition recognizes excellence in teaching in several areas, including innovative teaching practices, influence on curriculum, mentoring of students and faculty scholarship as it relates to teaching,...

Delgado, Liberty’s Kitchen Partner to Offer Program for Liberty’s Kitchen Participants and Alumni

Liberty’s Kitchen and Delgado Community College have partnered to offer Liberty’s Kitchen participants and alumni a free College and Career Readiness class starting Spring 2019 at Liberty’s Kitchen, located at 300 N. Broad St. The non-credit class includes academic advising and is eligible for prior learning credit upon future enrollment at...