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People
Feb
24
//
2021

Stop Home Scams

According to NeighborWorks America, 21% of renters are at risk of eviction and the number of seriously delinquent mortgages hit its highest level in more than five years. In response, housing scams are on the rise across the country.
Progress
Feb
18
//
2021

2021 Strategic Plan

Every five years, our organization undergoes a strategic planning process with our staff, Board of Directors, partners, clients, and residents.
People
Feb
4
//
2021

New Program Announcement!

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome launched Safe, Hopeful Neighborhoods Engagement Hub today as part of the Safe, Hopeful, Healthy BR Initiative from her Office of Community Development in partnership with Mid City Redevelopment Alliance and Build Baton Rouge. 
Places
Jan
22
//
2021

Why Homeownership Matters

Homeownership is a central aspect of the American Dream, and while the homeownership rate for Baton Rouge is 67.8%, the rate of homeownership in poor and minority neighborhoods is less than 30%.
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.
People
Feb
24
//
2021

Stop Home Scams

According to NeighborWorks America, 21% of renters are at risk of eviction and the number of seriously delinquent mortgages hit its highest level in more than five years. In response, housing scams are on the rise across the country.
People
Feb
4
//
2021

New Program Announcement!

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome launched Safe, Hopeful Neighborhoods Engagement Hub today as part of the Safe, Hopeful, Healthy BR Initiative from her Office of Community Development in partnership with Mid City Redevelopment Alliance and Build Baton Rouge. 
People
Nov
8
//
2020

Civic Engagement is More Than Voting

During these turbulent times, we have all grown to understand how elections can emotionally become draining.
People
Mar
1
//
2019

Meet Aneatra Boykin, Our New Board Chair

Congratulations on being elected to serve as Mid City Redevelopment Alliance's next Board Chair! What made you interested in serving on the board of MCRA?
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
Feb
18
//
2021

2021 Strategic Plan

Every five years, our organization undergoes a strategic planning process with our staff, Board of Directors, partners, clients, and residents.
Progress
Jan
9
//
2021

Mid City Murals

Mid City Merchants and Mid City Redevelopment are launching a community branding campaign to kick off the 30th anniversary of the name Mid City for our community.
Progress
Oct
25
//
2020

Small Business, Big Community Impact

​​A community is enriched in four respects: community-led design, identity, social capital, productivity
Progress
Oct
14
//
2020

We're All Creatives

In the past, industrialization led to the design of public space. Making automobiles, not people, the focal point of open space planning.
Progress
Mar
4
//
2019

Mid City's Next Development Hot Spot

A prime piece of Mid City Real estate will hit the market when the Capital Area Human Services District vacates its offices on Government Street across from White Star Market.
Places
Nov
26
//
2018

Soji Modern Asian Opens in Mid City

Mid City is a hands-on neighborhood, which our neighbors at Soji understand. Their focus on Asian fusion combines fresh, modern vibes with the old-school art of handcrafted cocktails AND handmade noodles.

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