Have you ever wondered how our consolidated government actually works? In our new podcast miniseries, Lafayette 101, we give you the civics lesson you never knew you needed.
Volunteer-led groups, convened by Parish Proud, have made a big impact in cleaning up Lafayette litter.
Without taking this extra step, the signs can take about 20 years to decompose in a local landfill.
Recycling isn’t free—it takes time and money. BackYard Sapphire needs the community’s financial support (as well as their used bottles and jars) to sustain its growing operations.
It pays to defend democracy. Here’s how you can help.
Voting is the lifeblood of our democracy, and it happens at the local level. By signing up to become an election worker, your small contribution can have a major impact. (Did we mention you get paid?)
Ready to take your love of Festival to the next level? Here’s how to support Festival International and give back to an event that gives so much to Lafayette.
By amplifying voices that might not otherwise have a platform, the pair behind Missing Magnolias hope their show can help broaden people’s awareness of the victims’ experience.
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.
211 live call specialists connected thousands of residents to health and social services via the system’s vast network of providers. And fed key info to those raising levees against the flood of unmet needs.
Cristina Martinez, an event planner and former radio show host, moonlights as a coronavirus reporter for Lafayette’s Spanish language community
A symposium celebrates the creative work of women and “unpacks” how Cajun and Creole culture have traditionally approached gender.