Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation has a strong commitment to engaging citizens and stakeholders on issues relevant to community development. UREC regularly gathers leaders from across Louisiana and the nation to discuss the state of community development in areas such as affordable housing, economic development and education.
UREC’s Community Engagement initiatives include:
- North Baton Rouge Housing Expo
- Baton Rouge Community Development Symposium
- Baton Rouge Fair Housing Seminars
- Credit Repair Workshops
- Urban Gardens Neighborhood Association
- Launched the LABEST statewide policy initiative
Baton Rouge Community Development Symposium
Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation is host of the Baton Rouge Community Development Symposium. The symposium gathers leaders from across the state and nation to discuss community development in areas such as affordable housing, economic development and education.
The symposiums’ expert speakers present high levels of insight and provide solutions for pressing community development matters.
To learn more about the Baton Rouge Community Development Symposium or sponsorship opportunities, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LA BEST Statewide Coalition
In 2013, UREC launched the Louisiana Building Economic Security Together (LABEST) policy initiative. Involving partners from six of Louisiana’s major metropolitan areas, LABEST is building a diverse statewide coalition to advocate for social protection programs that help low-income families achieve economic stability.
LABEST partners are represented in the following regions: Baton Rouge (Capital Area); Greater New Orleans (Southeast); Lake Charles (Southwest); Alexandria (Central); Shreveport (Northwest) and Monroe (Northeast-Delta).
Learn more at www.la-best.org.