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Driver

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Growing number of neighborhoods in poverty

Love Thy Neighbor

Violence and high crime rates are found in impoverished neighborhoods. Inadequate infrastructure is also a result of neighborhood of concentrated poverty. Businesses are scarce in these communities, including grocery stores and retail. Instead, abandoned buildings and blight stand in their place. This can often lead to treacherous conditions.

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of Louisiana is food insecure

17%

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18.6%

of Louisiana residents live in poverty

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of Louisiana is under/unemployed

9.1%

DONATE

With your support, you are helping our organization in more ways than one. Not only are you helping raise awareness about this Driver of Poverty, but you are also contributing toward our programs focused on helping lift communities out of poverty. 

PARTNER

As a partner, you can help us by utilizing your network to raise awareness and provide institutional knowledge around this Driver. We invite you to join the coalition to change the narrative on the driver by attending our Living Room Session or the mural unveiling event. At these events we will have opportunities for you to share your truth on this Driver. 

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