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400,000 individuals will receive $300 in Lost Wages Assistance

About 400,000 eligible unemployment insurance claimants will receive weekly Lost Wage Assistance (LWA) payments beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, Aug. 26. The retroactive payments will include the weeks ending August 1, August 8 and August 15, 2020. All claimants need to continue to file their weekly certifications in order to be eligible for future weekly benefits. Subsequent […]

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30-foot I Am New Orleans Mural Unveiled at Norman Mayer Library 

By Troy CarterThe New Orleans Tribune On March 15, Jade Meyers, also known as THEARTISTJADE, unveiled her first mural for the I Am New Orleans, a community-led campaign designed to inspire conversation and action to create a child-centered city. I Am New Orleans is supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation andbegan in 2021 with a […]

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Political Analysis: The Recall Fell Short, But What About All the Dust It Kicked Up?

By Anitra D. BrownThe New Orleans Tribune The effort to recall New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell has fallen significantly short of the nearly 45,000 signatures needed to trigger a recall election, according to a statement released by Gov. John Bel Edwards today (March 21), which reads: “Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards sent a letter to […]

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Mayor Cantrell Makes Her Move, Files Legal Challenges to Recall Effort

The deal brokered by Secretary of State with recall organizers is at the center of the challenges filed today By Anitra D. BrownThe New Orleans Tribune Lawyers representing Mayor LaToya Cantrell and local community leader and activist Rev. Willie Calhoun, filed two legal actions today (Tuesday, March 14), challenging efforts aimed at removing Mayor Cantrell […]

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UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball Set for March 25

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) will host its tenth annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball in person Saturday, March 25 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.  Corporate partners, educators, religious leaders and community influencers will be in attendance, including host Mayor LaToya Cantrell. The UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball is one of New Orleans’ signature fundraising […]