First Black to walk in space visits Baton Rouge

On June 26, Dr. Bernard Harris, CEO of the National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI), visited Baton Rouge to kick off NMSI’s Laying the Foundation Teacher training at Woodlawn High School.  With ongoing support from ExxonMobil, the popular training program was recently expanded to an additional 400 teachers across the state, doubling the number of … Continue reading

Bringing the Arts to Alsen

The Community Fund for the Arts recently partnered with ExxonMobil and BREC for a free, local arts production for Alsen and Baker summer camp children and community members at BREC’s Greenwood Park. Approximately 100 campers and Alsen community members watched performances by the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre, Of Moving Colors and Playmakers. “These organizations fill … Continue reading