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Delores Hurst of United Way appointed co-chair of the Louisiana section of the Asset Funders Network – L’Observateur

RED STICK Delores Hurst, director of income stability at Capital Area United Way, has been appointed co-chair of the Asset Funders Network chapter in Louisiana, which brings together community funders advancing economic equity in the state of Louisiana.

“We are honored that our own Delores Hurst has been chosen to serve as co-chair for this great group of community members who work to serve our community,” said George Bell, President and CEO of Capital Area United Way. “I have every confidence that she will represent Capital Area United Way well in this role.”

AFN’s Louisiana chapter, which was launched in April 2019, focuses on investing in opportunities for low- and middle-income individuals and families to enhance economic well-being. As Director of Income Stability at Capital Area United Way, Hurst spearheads the Volunteer Tax Assistance Program (VITA) as well as other initiatives such as United4Vets and Bank on Baton Rouge.

“I am honored and honored to serve as co-chair of the Asset Funders Network chapter in Louisiana,” said Hurst. “Thanks to our work with the population of ALICE (limited assets, limited income, employee), we are able to develop a strategy through AFN that will help ALICE households to create assets and gain financial wisdom. . “

To learn more about the AFN Louisiana chapter, visit To learn more about Centraide’s work in the Capital Region on income stability, visit stable.