VAYLA youth leader featured on NOLA.com about new schools

  Myron Miller, a youth leader at VAYLA, attended the Orleans Parish School Board meeting on Wednesday, October 14. Hre are some of his comments regarding to the Recovery School District not allowing to open any new schools in New Orleans. “ Myron Miller, a recent Reed graduate, felt betrayed.

AALDEF Seeks Pro Bono Volunteers in Louisiana for Asian American Poll Monitoring Project

  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IN LOUISIANA  Asian American Election Protection and Poll Monitoring Defending Asian American Voting Rights   Trainings Sessions are on Thursday, October 23 2 p.m. – Cotton, Schmidt & Abbot, 650 Poydras St, Suite 2810, New Orleans, LA 70130 6 p.m. – VAYLA, 13235 Chef Menteur Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70129    AALDEF

National Voter Registration Day

September 23 is National Voter Registration Day ! VAYLA will have registration sites set up in New Orleans: > Whole Foods (12p – 2p // 300 N Broad St) > Kingsley House (8a – 12p) > Covenant House New Orleans (7:30a – 9a and 6:45p – 8p) > YEP NOLA

Child Migrants Settle Uneasily In The Big Easy

From NPR: Last June, 13-year-old Yashua Cantillano and his 11-year-old brother, Alinhoel, left their uncle’s home in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, with a change of clothes in plastic bags, some snacks, water and their mother’s phone number scribbled on a piece of paper. Their guide and protector? Seventeen-year-old Sulmi Cantillano, their step-sister.
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