Compared with other rural communities, St. Landry Parish mounted a better pandemic response and has rivaled wealthier, urban peers. It has the second highest vaccination rate in Acadiana, sneaking up just behind Lafayette Parish.
Brandon Ballengée’s “Art of Loneliness” offers an emotional preview to a world without the diverse creatures that bring us such wonder now.
At the heart of the suits filed against Ochsner and Lourdes is the contention that with Covid vaccines, hospitals have done something new and overreached on civil liberties.
Coordination and public resources have fueled a scaled-up approach in Colorado Springs, a city on the radar of those working on the issue Lafayette.
Catholic Charities has joined six other local housing organizations in asking Lafayette Consolidated Government for a more permanent solution to homelessness — $6.5 million to purchase an out-of-use hotel that would be retrofitted into a permanent, low-barrier, non-congregate shelter.
Due to invasive and stigmatizing policy hurdles already codified in LHSAA’s handbook, virtually nothing has changed for transgender students, despite the Legislature’s failure to override the governor’s veto of a bill discriminating against them.
Readers want to see ARPA funds go toward keeping the city afloat (literally) and its residents housed.
Language and access, not resistance, are big barriers to vaccines for Lafayette’s Latinos. ACLA’s solution is simple: knock on the door.
By memorializing queer social spaces of the past, artists Jacob Broussard and Emile Mausner have created a social space where generations of Acadiana’s LGBTQIA+ community can connect.
Using direct, compassionate and accessible language, the Acadiana Black Nurses Association has worked to improve health literacy from the ground up.
The proportion of African Americans who’ve gotten their first vaccine shot continues to fall short both nationally and in Lafayette Parish.
Acadiana’s French immersion students are about to make a new animated friend. But he’s an old pal for many of their parents.