Office of Workforce Development Partners with NOTCF to Provide Technical Assistance to Culture Bearers, Industries Seeking Grant Resources

The New Orleans Tourism and Cultural Fund (NOTCF) recently announced a partnership with the Office of Workforce Development (OWD) to provide grant assistance at the JOB1 Career Center. NOTCF and the Office of Workforce Development will utilize office space at the JOB1 Career Center and provide technical assistance to cultural...

Biden-Harris Administration to Invest More Than $1.6 Billion to Support COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation in Vulnerable Communities

As COVID-19 cases rise among unvaccinated people and where the more transmissible Delta virus variant is surging, this funding will expand activities to detect, diagnose, trace, and monitor infections and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in homeless shelters, treatment and recovery facilities, domestic violence shelters and federal, state and local...

State Department of Corrections Suspends Visitation

With the surge of COVID-19 positive cases in Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPS&C) has suspended prisoner visitation and volunteering effective immediately through August 16, at Louisiana's eight state-run prisons. The Department has taken this precautionary measure to protect its staff and prisoner populations.In lieu of visitation,...