Healthy Communities

Places
Jan
18
//
2021

Increasing Homeownership Decreases Violent Crime

From 2013 to 2017, a one percentage point increase in homeownership rates in Baton Rouge census block group resulted in a statistically significant decrease in combined assault, homicide, and robbery incidents of over 4.5% in relation to the average.
Progress
Oct
25
//
2020

Small Business, Big Community Impact

​​A community is enriched in four respects: community-led design, identity, social capital, productivity
Places
Feb
1
//
2019

Bistro Byron'z History in Mid City

Bistro Byronz has a rich history as a local favorite of Baton Rouge. The concept originated in the ‘80s with a family-owned sandwich shop. It has been open for 13 years in Mid City.
People
Jan
31
//
2019

Michael Polite is Growing Mid City

Michael Polite is a boutique grower with a focus in specialty and culinary herbs who operates Sky Bright Herbs, a zero-waste nursery stock grower. Priority is placed on sustainable business practices in order to minimize any adverse impact on the environment.
Progress
Nov
26
//
2018

White Light Night Progress

White Light Night has been a staple of Mid City for 16 years. I myself have served Mid City as the Executive Director of Mid City Redevelopment Alliance for 12 years and have seen the event progress into what it is today.
Places
Jan
18
//
2021

Increasing Homeownership Decreases Violent Crime

From 2013 to 2017, a one percentage point increase in homeownership rates in Baton Rouge census block group resulted in a statistically significant decrease in combined assault, homicide, and robbery incidents of over 4.5% in relation to the average.
Progress
Oct
25
//
2020

Small Business, Big Community Impact

​​A community is enriched in four respects: community-led design, identity, social capital, productivity
Places
Feb
1
//
2019

Bistro Byron'z History in Mid City

Bistro Byronz has a rich history as a local favorite of Baton Rouge. The concept originated in the ‘80s with a family-owned sandwich shop. It has been open for 13 years in Mid City.
People
Jan
31
//
2019

Michael Polite is Growing Mid City

Michael Polite is a boutique grower with a focus in specialty and culinary herbs who operates Sky Bright Herbs, a zero-waste nursery stock grower. Priority is placed on sustainable business practices in order to minimize any adverse impact on the environment.
Progress
Nov
26
//
2018

White Light Night Progress

White Light Night has been a staple of Mid City for 16 years. I myself have served Mid City as the Executive Director of Mid City Redevelopment Alliance for 12 years and have seen the event progress into what it is today.
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People
Nov
26
//
2018

New Orleans Resident Leadership Summit

“Cure Violence” is a nationwide movement. It is structured for prevention and intervention. They use a holistic approach with early education, therapy, workforce development, support, counseling, social services and social workers.
Places
Feb
1
//
2019

Bistro Byron'z History in Mid City

Bistro Byronz has a rich history as a local favorite of Baton Rouge. The concept originated in the ‘80s with a family-owned sandwich shop. It has been open for 13 years in Mid City.

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