CITY OF NEW ORLEANS PRESS RELEASE
On September 17, 2021, Mayor Cantrell was joined by Secretary Marcia Fudge, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, Rep. Troy Carter, U.S. Congressman, 2nd Congressional District, Dr. Takeisha Davis, CEO of New Orleans East Hospital, and Danielle Willis, CFO of New Orleans East Hospital, to tour the New Orleans East Hospital and to recognize its success in saving lives while enduring Hurricane Ida. The event also highlighted the partnership between the City, State, and the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that helped New Orleans rebuild following Hurricane Katrina and in prioritizing vaccination distribution during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading “MAYOR CANTRELL JOINS HUD SECRETARY, STATE REPRESENTATIVES, LOCAL LEADERS AT NEW ORLEANS EAST HOSPITAL VISIT”
Local elected officials and business leaders addressed the future of New Orleans East
The NOLA East Economic Development Focus Group “New Orleans East Matters” held its first State of the East Forum on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Franklin Avenue Baptist Church. The event, which was also Live Streamed on the church’s Facebook Page, YouTube Channel and Instagram, had limited attendance due to COVID-19.
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Various coping methods and resources shared
By Lisa Stafford
For the fifth year, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church (FABC) held its annual Holistic Health Ministry Conference on October 24, 2020, concentrating this year on Mental Health. Mental illness may be more common than many people realize. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), “Mental Illness is a medical condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling, or mood. Such conditions may affect someone’s ability to relate to others and function each day. Each person will have different experiences, even people with the same diagnosis.” Continue reading “FABC Sponsors Community Mental Health Forum”