There is a devastating number growing in Louisiana and it’s not just the number of COVID-19 cases. In the last two weeks, over 120,000 people applied for unemployment in Louisiana, as non-essential businesses have had to close up shop.
The Three O’Clock Project, a non-profit organization focused on providing healthy meals to kids, is partnering with the East Baton Rouge School System to serve free meals seven days a week, including on weekends.
Two women who are considered “high risk” for COVID-19 infection have launched a “Miles Apart Close At Heart” campaign to encourage others to keep in contact with loved ones while practicing social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.
Resources for members of the recovery community are still available even as in-person meetings are being discouraged amid the spread of COVID-19. View a list of hotlines for individuals in recovery here.
The Central Private Student Council is hosting a memorial volleyball tournament to show support for law enforcement officers, honor fallen officers, and raise money to buy Angel Armor bulletproof vests for officers in the area.
The Capital Are Alliance for the Homeless is getting a $250,000 Community Development Block Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to create a tiny home community for homeless individuals.
As the search for candidates to replace Warren Drake continues, EBR School Board President Michael Gaudet is reminding residents in the parish that conversations about the search should include everyone, not just parents of students.
One Baton Rogue woman whose spirit radiates through the vibrant and quirky art she taught herself to create has blossomed into a successful business. It all started as community service, but that service is now rewarding her beyond her wildest dreams.
The Southern University Law Center (SULC) has launched a mental health app for students called META. The teletherapy app offers mobile counseling services to students so they can gain easy access to mental health providers.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Odell Beckham joked about leaving football to become a television sports announcer after reports circulated suggesting Tony Romo will earn $17 million per season as an NFL television announcer for CBS.