Civil Rights Leaders Join Call for Trump’s Removal Under the 25th Amendment

Congress members who enabled his instigation of a violent coup should be censured, leader say. In the dark shadow of the unsettling violence at the U.S. Capitol instigated Pres. Donald Trump, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial and National Action Network President Rev. Al Sharpton are calling...

City Suspends Satellite Office Services in Broadmoor

The Office of Business & External Services (OBES) has temporarily suspended its satellite office services at the Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center in Broadmoor. The temporary suspension comes as Orleans Parish continues to experience a dramatic increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The satellite office, which was open...

Community Office Hours Return

The Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office is bringing back Community Office Hours (COH) on Monday, Jan. 11. Community Office Hours help to make City Hall to be more accessible and responsive to local residents, city leaders say. City personnel will be available to connect with residents at several locations around the...

Covid-19 Meal Assistance Program Extended Through January

The City of New Orleans announced recently that the COVID-19 Meal Assistance Program will continue to run through January.  The meal program delivers twice-daily, restaurant-made meals to New Orleanians in need. More than 11,100 residents are enrolled in the program receiving free daily meals, and officials say there is plenty of room for...

Limited Supply of COVID-19 Vaccine is Now Available to Select Groups in the Public Across Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health is coordinating a COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort in Louisiana, resulting in vaccine availability at 100 sites, mostly pharmacies across the state. New Orleans East Hospital has received a limited supply as part of that effort, according to an announcement released by the hospital today (Monday,...

Mayor Cantrell Issues 2020 Year in Review

Mayor LaToya Cantrell recently marked the end of 2020 by highlighting the progress she says her administration has made during this unprecedented year of challenges. "The past year has brought us through unexpected and unprecedented challenges and devastating loss, but it has also brought us together and has allowed us...