Increased Intakes at Covenant House New Orleans and the Far-Reaching Effects of COVID-19

By Alexis Sullivan “Because of a greater need, we saw an increase in services. We know in this time when everyone is shut in, there’s going to be an increase in domestic violence and sexual assault. That always is a driver for us and our census.” Richard Arnold, Director of Development & Communications at Covenant… Read More Increased Intakes at Covenant House New Orleans and the Far-Reaching Effects of COVID-19

Breaking the Cycle: How Policy Change Could Reduce Prevalence of Homelessness

By Brianna Oubre On February 11, 2021, Shante Wade had a mental episode shooting two people in the emergency room of University medical center. Her family had noticed a change in her behavior weeks prior to this incident and attempted to get treatment for her but were turned down by those facilities because they did… Read More Breaking the Cycle: How Policy Change Could Reduce Prevalence of Homelessness

From Pharma to the Arm. How Innovation and Technology Drives Vaccine Distribution

By Ed Svetkey Joe Esneuate, Chief Clinical Data Officer at Tulane University Medical Group, patiently waits to receive a miracle of modern science. In parallel time, the very administration he works for curates one of the largest COVID-19 Vaccine distribution programs in New Orleans.   Tulane University has not only been responsible for distributing the vaccine… Read More From Pharma to the Arm. How Innovation and Technology Drives Vaccine Distribution

Love, Loss, and Hope: Three Stories About Connecting During the Age of COVID-19

By Magali McMurry In the year 2020, Valentine’s Day in New Orleans was the same holiday it’s always been. Couples poured into candle-lit restaurants, took selfies in the busy streets of the French Quarter, and held hands together in crowded movie theaters. Bars were full of people looking for company on the most romantic (and… Read More Love, Loss, and Hope: Three Stories About Connecting During the Age of COVID-19

By the Book: How Independent Bookstores in New Orleans are More Than Just a Business

By Zoe Mosele When looking for a blend of culture and education, independent bookstores in New Orleans show a perfect mixture. An array of bookstores in the city come with their own niche, each one serving a different need or area. The independent bookstores in New Orleans created an intertwined community connected by a love… Read More By the Book: How Independent Bookstores in New Orleans are More Than Just a Business