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Thanks for the Recognition!

The East Baton Rouge School Board and Superintendent recognized Mid City Redevelopment Alliance for its 9/11 Service Project at Ravens Outreach Center for Homeless Veterans and for integrating students and faculty from multiple schools. Board Member Evelyn Ware-Jackson presented a medal to MCRA and to Andrew Whitner, Founder of Ravens at its September Board Meeting.

Ogden Park Civic Association
2nd Annual
Ogden Park Prowl

Saturday, September 27th

Garden District 
Champagne Stroll

Sunday, September 21
Starts at 3pm

Sip champagne and stroll the beautiful yards of the Garden District

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Friday, November 21, 2014
White Light Night Block Party

5220 Government Street
6:00pm - 10:00pm

Let's Do It Again!

Mid City Redevelopment Alliance is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization 

with over 20 years of 

responsible stewardship of resources granted to support its operations and programs. 

Your investment in our efforts will be appreciated and directed to an array of community improvement efforts aimed at revitalizing the heart of Baton Rouge.

All donations are tax-deductible

Pictured L to R: Emel Alexander, UREC Executive Director, Samuel Sanders, MCRA Executive Director, Robinn Betts, MCRA Home Ownership Center Manager, and James Perry, GNOFHAC Executive Director

Mid City Redevelopment Alliance & Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation were selected by the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center to receive $35,000 grants from their Community Revitalization Fund. Funds will be used to support efforts to preserving and promote housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income households in Baton Rouge.

Pictured: Matt McKay, chairman of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation and Samuel Sanders, MCRA executive director

The John W. Barton, Sr. Excellence in Nonprofit Management Award is presented annually to three directors of non-profit organizations in the Baton Rouge Area.

The award is named as a tribute to Mr. Barton, who led a group that created the Baton Rouge Area Foundation in 1964. 
The Foundation honored the Barton winners at its Annual Meeting on March 19, 2014. Each honoree received a check for $10,000. 

2014 Honorees: 
Samuel Sanders (MCRA), Major Stephen Long (The Salvation Army) and Timothy Muffit (Baton Rouge Symphony).

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The mission of Mid City Redevelopment Alliance is to develop and promote the growth and renewal of the Mid City region of Baton Rouge by attracting new and retaining current residents and businesses

225.346.1000 (office)     225.344.6171 (fax)

 419 N. 19th Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802