Alicia Moten went into Accelerate Northside with an idea and came out with a business, Essence of Aja, that could build wealth and opportunity for her and her child.
Clarice Gallegos once feared a call with news that her son was dead on the street. A clubhouse approach saved his life. Now, they’re bringing it to Lafayette.
A local coalition reconciles past and present through ceremonies of land and history. This weekend, they remember the lynching of Louis Sinclair in 1896.
Lafayette’s celebration remained steadfast when area MLK events dwindled, and even faded away. This year offers an opportunity to reflect on what the slain civil rights leader’s legacy means in wake of the recent insurrection at the Capitol.
With school underway, Lafayette Consolidated Government’s COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force is looking to test 10,000 north Lafayette students and their parents for the coronavirus.
Racial disparities among coronavirus cases statewide has spurred a growing number of community leaders and organizations to ramp up and combat the crisis.
At stake is whether Louisiana residents plan to curtail their seasoned celebration of crawfish boils in the face of pandemic.