Baton Rouge Partner Organizations for 2014-15 service term
LDSC member create healthy and sustainable communities through service. Members will serve with organizations to provide nutrition and fitness education, mental health resources, and provide outreach for HIV/AIDS and substance abuse prevention as well as coastal restoration.
CAAH is a non-profit organization of homeless service providers dedicated to ending homelessness through
The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is a non-profit advocacy organization whose mission is the protection and restoration of a sustainable coastal Louisiana.
Program Mission and/or Goals:
In nutrition and fitness, we want to encourage lifelong habits for our students and families that make an impact on the larger community. We want to give students supplemental recreational experiences through our afterschool programs and “Holiday Camps”.
Established in 1990 as the Baton Rouge HIV/AIDS Regional Planning Coalition and incorporated in 1995 under its current name, HAART is the largest provider of Ryan White funded services in the DHH Region Two area and one of the three largest AIDS service organizations in the state. HAART is also the largest Louisiana provider of HUD-funded housing for persons living with HIV/AIDS.
Our Vision Statement
"HAART envisions a system that will ensure access to and awareness of high quality and culturally competent preventive and primary medical care and support services that respond effectively to the emerging needs of the community while reducing social stigmas."
Our Mission Statement
"HAART seeks to improve our community through health and wellness education, and the provision of comprehensive quality services."
We provide support, education and advocacy to empower all individuals and families affected by sexual trauma, and engage and mobilize the community to prevent sexual violence.
To build a healthy community free from oppression and violence that fosters equality and acceptance of all its members.
Together Baton Rouge is seeking a creative and capable individual to fill the position of Parent Organizer with the Parent Organizing Project in the Baton Rouge area.
The mission of Parent Organizing Project is to increase parental engagement in public education, to develop trust between parents and school communities and to work on concrete issues that improve public education. The project will start with one school in North Baton Rouge, with the vision of expanding to other schools throughout Baton Rouge in subsequent years.
Louisiana Housing Alliance (LHA) is a nonprofit statewide coalition which works to ensure the preservation and production of quality affordable housing for low and moderate income Louisianans and those with special needs.
Brand New Position as of 11/7/14!
Baton Rouge's initiative to promote healthy eating and active living across our city. The U.S. Conference of Mayors launched The Mayors' Healthy Cities Initiative in response to America's growing obesity problem and its relationship to chronic diseases which may be prevented or lessened through regular exercise and healthy eating.
Program Awareness and Outreach Coordinator