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SSmithSancha N. Smith
State Director

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P.O. Box 2446
Opelousas, LA 70571


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Prayer/Action Chapters

A Prayer/Action Chapter is a group of people who meet, usually once a month to pray, learn and take action regarding issues that falls under CWA’s seven core issues. Contact us to find out if there is a Prayer/Action Chapter in your area or how to start one.

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A Home Team Captain doesn’t hold meetings but instead forwards information they receive from CWA on legislation to the members of their Home Team and encourages them to pray, learn and take action on the issues.

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is led by the Director and provides the support she needs in order to carry out the many functions of a state or area organizations.

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Louisiana News and Headlines

State Director Sancha N. Smith Testifies About Her Abortion Before the Health and Welfare Committee on HB 386, 72-Hour Abortion Waiting Period Bill4/1/2016

Click here and view Sancha N. Smith testimony at approximately 0:27:00.  READ MORE

Three-day Wait for Abortions in Louisiana Focus of Bill Making Its Way Through Legislature3/31/2016

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House to Consider Longer Waiting Period for Abortion in La.3/31/2016

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Supreme Court Keeps Louisiana Abortion Clinics Open, denying Louisiana’s Efforts to Close Them3/28/2016

Earlier this month on March 4, the U.S. Supreme Court Justices reversed an order by the Federal Appeals Court in New Orleans that allowed Louisiana to begin enforcing its 2014 clinic regulation law as it is being challenged in the courts. The law being challenged is HB 388, Unsafe Abortion Protection Act which increases requirements […]  READ MORE

Join CWA of Louisiana’s 2016 Encourage-A-Legislator Program2/8/2016

Prayer volunteers are needed to pray for our state legislators during the 2016 Louisiana Regular Legislative Session, March 14 – June 6, 2016. Through the Encourage-A-Legislator (EAL) Program, CWA members and friends commit to pray daily for their assigned legislators and to send them CWA-provided postcards with preprinted Scripture verses.  Simply add a note of […]  READ MORE

Cultivating a Culture of Life … Coast-to-Coast!1/26/2016

When the laborers are many, we cover an immense amount of field! This past Life Week, Concerned Women for America (CWA) and Young Women for America (YWA) advocated for women and the unborn across the United States.   While rallies were booming around the nation, our CWA of Texas ladies held a more somber event […]  READ MORE

State Director Sancha Smith Speaks in Baton Rouge at 2016 Louisiana Life March1/25/2016

View her speech/testimony here.  READ MORE

State Director Sancha Smith Interviewed by WBRZ 2 abc in the Baton Rouge at the 2016 Louisiana Life March1/24/2016

Sancha shares about how this is a movement about love. Click here to view.  Go to 12:00 to view segment.  READ MORE

2016 Louisiana Life March – in Shreveport and Baton Rouge on January 23 and Alexandria on January 301/18/2016

Concerned Women for America of Louisiana encourages you to attend a 2016 Louisiana Life March: Life is Priceless event in your area put on by Louisiana Right to Life. March for the priceless value of every life!   2016 Louisiana Life March North Saturday, January 23 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon Bossier City’s Louisiana Boardwalk […]  READ MORE

Christmas Greetings and Thanks from CWA of Louisiana!12/14/2015

We at Concerned Women for America of Louisiana wish you and your family a blessed and joyous Christmas season with hope in Christ for the New Year. We thank you for your continued prayers and support helping to promote traditional family values and Judeo-Christian principles throughout our state this year. We have accomplished much because […]  READ MORE

Child Welfare: Who’s Raising Our Children?12/11/2015

Read State Director Sancha Smith’s article in the December 2015 issue of Covenant Spotlight Magazine.  READ MORE

What’s Your Vote Worth? Execise Your Right in the General Election11/14/2015

Read State Director Sancha Smith’s article in the November 2015 issue of Covenant Spotlight Magazine. See page 32.  READ MORE

May 13, 2015 — Best Encourage-A-Legislator Appreciation Day yet!8/21/2015

Thirteen CWA members and prayer volunteers from several towns across the state met in Baton Rouge at the State Capitol for our annual Encourage-A-Legislator (EAL) Appreciation Day. Our new State Director, Sancha Smith, and the new members of our Executive Board were able to join us. We dropped off one hundred and forty-four pralines as […]  READ MORE

Religion and Public School: Where the Line is Drawn8/15/2015

Read State Director Sancha Smith’s article in the August 2015 issue of Covenant Spotlight Magazine. See page 32.  READ MORE

Kingdom Citizens: Are You Equipped For This Hour?7/11/2015

Read State Director Sancha Smith’s article in the July 2015 issue of Covenant Spotlight Magazine.  READ MORE

CWA of Louisiana Invites You to – Encourage-A-Legislator Appreciation Day – at the State Capitol!5/1/2015

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Greetings CWA friends, As the newly appointed State Director for CWA of Louisiana, I would like to invite you to join us at the State Capitol Wednesday, May 13, 2015, for our annual Encourage-A-Legislator (EAL) Appreciation […]  READ MORE

Meet Your New State Director!4/22/2015

Dear CWA Friends, My name is Sancha Noel Smith, and I am humbled and excited about this opportunity to serve Louisiana families as state director for CWA. This is my second time serving as CWA’s state director for Louisiana. My sabbatical has ended, and I’m back to help educate, equip and empower Louisiana women and […]  READ MORE

The Mandate3/25/2015

Greetings CWA friends, As the newly appointed state director for Concerned Women for America of Louisiana, I am humbled and count it a privilege to serve the people of the Bayou State. THE MANDATE TO SERVE My mandate to serve the people of Louisiana has a dual/twin purpose, that is, to teach Kingdom to government […]  READ MORE

Media Reports on Summer of Life Events to be Held in Colorado, North Carolina, Arkansas and Louisiana8/25/2014

The Hill: Groups Attack Vulnerable Dems on Late-Term Abortion Bill Life News: These Senators Support Late-Term Abortions and Harry Reid is Protecting Them Charlotte Observer: Polls Show Tight Race in NC for US Senate Seat CNS News: Pro-life Groups Launch Multistate Summer of Life Campaign for 5-Month Abortion Limit NC Political News: Concerned Women for […]  READ MORE

It Was a Great Day at the Capitol for Our Annual Encourage-A-Legislator Appreciation Day May 13, 20145/20/2014

On Tuesday, May 13, nine CWA members and Encourage-A-Legislator (EAL) prayer volunteers met at the state capitol for our annual Encourage-A-Legislator Appreciation Day. When we arrived, we dropped off 144 New Orleans’ style pralines (one for each legislator) with a note of appreciation for their hard work and long hours. The morning was busy trying […]  READ MORE

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