UNCF New Orleans
“A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.”® Why not invest your time or money in better futures for young people in Louisiana, Arkansas and around the country?
UNCF New Orleans is here to help you send a student to college and turn his or her life around.
Get ready—the 32nd annual New Orleans Walk for Education is scheduled for October 12, and you can register today! Visit UNCF.org/NewOrleansWalk and sign up to help area kids get to and through college!
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Students shared their stories at the 2019 Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball.
Local Office News
“Dillard University and Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans and Philander Smith College in Little Rock are historically black colleges and universities striving for excellence as they educate predominantly African American students.” >> Read More
Did You Know?
UNCF New Orleans has three UNCF-member institutions in its service area:
New Orleans-Supported HBCUs Punch Above their Weight
The UNCF research report HBCUs Punching Above Their Weight makes a strong case for a powerful proposition: Given their small average size and a history of being under-resourced, the enrollment, degree and economic impacts of HBCUs on African Americans in their respective states are significantly greater than one would expect. >> Read More at UNCF.org/PATW.