Elections are about the future, and Lafayette’s young voters have the greatest stake in it. Our goal: Engage young voters in Lafayette’s elections.
“We want to debunk a lot of myths, especially the [idea] that Creole means Black, because that’s so not true.”
In 2018 people in the United States threw away over 11.3 million tons of used textiles, which was 66% of all textile production that year. Devin Bijeaux, owner of Voodoo Vintage market, is putting a dent in that waste by encouraging upcycling and curating a space for clothing resales.
Local artist and muralist Hannah Gumbo’s art has become a fixture in Lafayette, embodying the colorful and lively spirit of Acadiana through her bold and bright designs. Her latest installation at the Lafayette Visitor Center combines sustainability with hospitality.
LCG’s budget is a vision statement and an action plan. It sets how much we spend on public safety, infrastructure, recreation, housing, healthcare and more. Explore the budget, find out how the process works and how you can get involved.