UL’s Delta Urban Soils Lab has collected and analyzed hundreds of samples from homes and public spaces in Lafayette free of charge, and is planning to collect hundreds more.
A new initiative will partner with nearly three dozen corner stores to provide forgivable loans for produce and prepared meal equipment and a dollar-to-dollar match for customers.
Lafayette’s efforts to deal with adjudicated properties have seen slow but steady progress since adjudications peaked at 1,560 properties in July 2019. In the years since, LCG has brought hundreds of properties back into commerce.
Several initiatives have shown promise in improving water quality. But major investments and more personal responsibility among locals are needed.
Young people believe in Lafayette. But they don’t believe our leadership is listening to them. That’s why turning our platform over to them.
Nearly 40 years into an effort to clean up America’s most polluted river, Lafayette is rebuilding its relationship with Bayou Vermilion.
The pandemic has worsened mental health vulnerabilities by exacerbating pre-existing racial inequities in healthcare. Black therapists are stepping in to close the gap.