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Rapid Response Fund activated to support Baton Rouge organizing and engagement

The fund is accepting investments from both institutional and individual donors who are interested in supporting individuals and organizations who are on the front lines in organizing around systemic issues of police violence, police-community relations, the right to protest and policy reform. (Photo by Patrick Melon)

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Amount to be spent on coastal projects over the next 50 years: $50 billion Quoted from the Coastal Master Plan in the Foundation's report, An Analysis of Coastal Restoration Workforce Assets...

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Rapid Response Fund

“We’re reminded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his letter from a Birmingham jail, ‘We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right,.’ Now, more than ever, we must honor the many innocent lives lost to police violence by resourcing the people who are leading the charge to achieve justice and equal accountability for everyone. These are times for courage, unabridged love for humanity and laser-focused attention on practices that work to ensure everyone receives justice and safety.” — Flozell Daniels Jr., Foundation for Louisiana’s CEO.

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Fighting Blight in New Orleans Neighborhoods

On a typically steamy June Saturday in New Orleans, near a vacant site being transformed into neighborhood green space, community residents gathered to learn about two hot-off-the-shelf tools to help neighborhoods take on the blight fight in their own backyards.

The Blight Organizing Toolkit "http://nolablighttoolkit.com":http://nolablighttoolkit.com provides how-to information for neighborhood…

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