UNITY Tag

The Times-Picayune Thanksgiving editorial included several groups that, editors said, work to make New Orleans a better place. UNITY was honored to be included -- read the editorial here. [caption id="attachment_2062" align="alignleft" width="512"] New Orleans Saints Players Turkey Giveaway, one of the events making New Orleans better.[/caption]...

Sweet Baton Rouge Advocate story today by Danny Monteverde, about Dionne Webb, a low-income working tenant at The Rosa F. Keller Building who pays $518 in rent -- what about half of the city's apartments charged before Katrina, but now a rarity.  UNITY is following...

"Unity, Covenant House and other nonprofit agencies are doing what they can: providing shelter, getting as many people as possible into permanent housing, checking on isolated homeless people spread across the city. But they need more resources," says a Times-Picayune opinion piece focused on the...

Three stories about this scam, on WWL TV (above) and in the Advocate and on Nola.com/Times-Picayune. The men coax homeless people with IDs to "return" items to retail stores, sell "found" copper to recycling agencies and cash bad business checks at banks....

Because of donated beds from the nonprofit A Good Night Sleep, dozens of formerly homeless will sleep well tonight in their new apartments, which shelter them but have scarce furnishings. The story, reported by Sula Kim from WDSU-TV. ...

THANK YOU to everyone who came out to Love Sessions on Sunday to support UNITY. We are so grateful to musician extraordinaire and UNITY Communications Chair, Irvin Mayfield, for organizing the event, and to Kermit Ruffins and the Royal Sonesta Hotel for their generosity toward...

Two years ago, New Orleans and Jefferson Parish, via the UNITY network of homeless service organizations, joined the 100,000 Homes Campaign, a national campaign to house 100,000 of the most vulnerable homeless persons in America by 2014.  The 100,000 Homes Campaign is being spearheaded by...

Mr. Clifford Burchfield, pictured above, sleeps in an abandoned building in New Orleans with no plumbing, electricity or running water, but he still devours the news every day from the Times-Picayune newspaper. Last month McClatchy ran an article about the importance of the Times-Picayune to New...