In the News

Laura Alderman Speaks to Medical Professionals

Doctors and Health Providers Introduced to NWLA Thrive On January 25th, Laura Alderman spoke to a group of 45 medical professionals from Willis-Knighton, Christus, LSUSHC, Shriner's Hospital, Brentwood, and more at a meeting hosted jointly by The Community Foundation...

Barnes & Noble Book Drive Books Find New Home

The books have been delivered! Pictured above: Volunteer Brandy Stroud standing next to Caddo Health Unit's Little Free Library. Step Forward's staff delivered the 900 books from the Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drive to the Caddo Parish Health Unit and the Bossier...

Teen Advisory Council Holds First Meeting

Teens representing four Parishes of Northwest Louisiana gathered on Saturday for the first NWLA Teen Advisory Council Meeting. For four hours, the group got to know eachother, discuss goals of the TAC, Values & Norms, Roles & Responsibilities, and its Communication...

Resilience Screening

Community comes out for Resilience Screening. 155 attendeeds came out for the two screenings of RESILIENCE: THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS AND THE SCIENCE OF HOPE on November 8th and 11th. Attendees learned from speakers Keith Burton of Caddo Schools, Dr. Wanda Thomas, and...

Holiday Book Drive Update

We are thrilled to say that the first few weeks of the Holiday book at Barnes & Noble has already brought in 527 books! The drive will continue until December 23. Community members are invited to purchase books at Barnes & Noble Shreveport that will help fill Step...

FAFSA & College Nights at Shreve-Memorial Library

Shreve-Memorial Library and Step Forward partnered with LSUS, SUSLA, and BPCC to provide FAFSA training for Shreve-Memorial Library staff members. As a continuation of that partnership, college representatives are hosting college nights at Shreve-Memorial Library...

Step Forward partners with Barnes & Noble for Holiday Book Drive

Barnes & Noble Shreveport invites customers to give the gift of reading to children in need during the company’s annual Holiday Book Drive For the second year, Step Forward is thrilled to partner with Barnes & Noble Shreveport for their Holiday Book Drive....

Step Forward Launches Second PTS Training

Representatives from across Shreveport-Bossier participated in the first LEAPS four day teacher training for Passport to Success. Participants learned skills to work with youth as they deliver the 80-module PTS curriculum. If you or your organization are interested in...

Step Forward PTS Training

October 5, Coushatta LA — L.E.A.P.S. completed their first Pathways to Success training in Coushatta, Louisiana. With twenty representatives from education, nonprofits, and businesses of Northwest Louisiana including Goodwill, Volunteers of America, SUSLA, BPCC,...