Month: October 2020

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Speaking their language: How NOLA advocates connected Spanish speakers to healthcare during the pandemic

It’s no surprise most of Louisiana’s Spanish speaking community fell through the cracks, but coronavirus showed just how big those cracks are and what it’s going to take to mend them.

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How are you voting? Lafayette Ballot Proposition — Renewing a property tax supporting Lafayette school facilities

Ballot propositions are as democratic as it gets. Often overlooked, they offer a chance for voters to set policies directly. This year, Lafayette Parish voters have three propositions to vote on. Tell us how you’re voting!

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Right Call: How phones became Louisiana’s healthcare lifeline during the coronavirus pandemic

We set out to document how coronavirus and the state’s lockdowns affected access to healthcare. What we found were people working the phones to keep Louisiana connected, safe and healthy in ways that offer lessons beyond the pandemic. Our series, Lifeline: Covid tells their story.

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