Public Good

Baton Rouge Council on Human Relations
The purposes of the Baton Rouge Council on Human Relations are: To foster mutual understanding and acceptance among all persons in the area; to discourage discrimination based on race, age, gender, religion, or national or ethnic group membership; to counteract prejudice and discrimination directed toward any person or group; to seek to remove impediments to equality of opportunity, especially for those in poverty and to cooperate with appropriate local, state, regional, national, and international agencies in the attainment of these purposes.

Address: 254 Nelson Drive, BR, LA 70808
Website: http://www.brchr.org/


Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
Catholic Charities serves the needs of individuals and families, especially the poorest, and works with Church and Community for justice, peace and compassion in society. 

Address: 1900 South Acadian Thwy, BR, LA 70821-1688
Phone: (225) 336-8700 / Fax: Phone: (225) 336-8745
Email: info@ccdiobr.org
Website: http://www.ccdiobr.org/


Common Cause Louisiana
Common Cause Louisiana has a long history as an active participant in the drive to make Louisiana government more open, ethical and accessible.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 66687, BR, LA 70896-6687
Phone: (225) 205-4235
Fax: (225) 216-2571
Email: dwisewirth@commoncause.org
Website: http://www.commoncause.org/site/pp.asp?c=dkLNK1MQIwG&b=1691281


Louisiana Association for Justice
Louisiana Association for Justice is committed to preserving the civil justice system, protecting open access to courts, protecting individual rights, promoting individual and corporate responsibility, and preserving the highest of ethical and educational standards for the profession.
We represent and protect the interests and rights of individuals and consumers. We are united in our goals to promote justice for the public good, safe products and services, a safe workplace, and a clean environment.

Address: 442 Europe Street, BR, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 383-5554
Fax: (225) 387-1993
Email: info@lafj.org
Website: http://www.lafj.org/LA/


League of Women Voters of Baton Rouge

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, volunteer organization that works to promote political responsibility through informed and active
participation of citizens in government. The LWV of Baton is an integral part of the League of Women Voters of Louisiana and of the League of Women Voters of the United States.

Address: 728 North Blvd., BR, LA 70802-0000
Phone: (225) 344-3326
Fax: (225) 344-3326
Email: lwvla@cox.net
Website: http://www.lwvbr.org


Occupy BR
Occupy Baton Rouge is a leaderless, non-violent resistance movement. We see that money, not voting, shapes public policy, that the extremely rich are bailed out while the lower and middle classes are forced to bear the brunt of a failing economy, and that the needs of society are placed behind the profits of corporations.

Email: OccupyBatonRouge@gmail.com
Website: http://occupybr.com/
Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/occupybr/
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/OccupyBR


One Baton Rouge

One Baton Rouge works for the acceptance and integration of people of all colors, religions, sexual orientations, nationalities and people of all abilities and all walks of life into every aspect of Baton Rouge community life so that we all will be enriched by one another.

Email: Wendy.Herschman@OneBatonRouge.com
Website: http://www.onebatonrouge.com/


Public Interest Law Society (LSU)
The Public Interest Law Society (PILS) is a student run organization that strives to foster student interest and action in the public interest community.
Our mission is to provide like minded students an opportunity to gain hands-on legal experience through exposure to areas of the law that aid the public.
PILS provides pro bono and community service activities, educational lectures, and a public interest career counselor to raise awareness of issues faced by our immediate community and beyond.

Address: W156 Law Center, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, BR, LA 70803-1000
Website: http://students.law.lsu.edu/pils/


Public Affairs Research Council
PAR is an independent voice, offering solutions to critical issues in Louisiana through accurate, objective research and focusing public attention on those solutions.

Address: 4664 Jamestown Ave., Suite 300
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 14776, BR, LA 70898-4776
Phone: (225) 926-8414
Fax: (225) 926-8417
Email: staff@la-par.org
Website: http://www.la-par.org/


Together Baton Rouge
Together Baton Rouge is a broad-based coalition of institutions in the Greater Baton Rouge area working to build relationships across the community based on trust and a willingness to listen to each other; equip its members and leadership with skills and practices to get results; and achieve change on concrete issues, as part of our common call to justice.

Email: contact@togetherbr.org
Website: http://www.togetherbr.org/about/
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