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Geaux Far Louisiana Week 2024: A Call to Champion Children's Futures

Geaux Far Louisiana, a coalition comprising early childhood providers, parents, policymakers, and community organizers, is spearheading a groundbreaking initiative to revolutionize Louisiana's early childhood systems across all regions.

During the inaugural Geaux Far Louisiana Week, slated from February 26th to March 1st, participants will delve into the mission and objectives of Geaux Far Louisiana. They'll have the chance to interact with Geaux Far representatives and partners, engaging in dialogues focused on fostering collaborative efforts, advocacy, and community involvement to construct a nurturing early childhood framework for Louisiana families.

Events will be held at various locations statewide throughout the week:

  • Monday, February 26th

  • 10 AM: Prosperity Center, United Way of Southeast Louisiana, 834 N. Columbia St., Covington, LA 70433

  • 6 PM: Wilcox Academy @ Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO), 6701 Press Dr., New Orleans, LA 70126 (Education and Human Development Building - enter Cannon Drive)

  • Tuesday, February 27th

  • 10 AM: Greenwell Springs Road Regional Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70814

  • 6 PM: Statewide Virtual Meeting (Registration Required)

  • Wednesday, February 28th

  • 11 AM: VCOM Louisiana, 4408 Bon Aire Dr., Monroe, LA 71203

  • Thursday, February 29th

  • 10 AM: Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, 400 Edwards St., Shreveport, LA 71101

  • Friday, March 1st

  • 10 AM: Family and Youth Counseling Agency, 220 Louie St., Lake Charles, LA 70601

  • 1 PM: South Regional Public Library, 6101 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503

Media personnel are encouraged to cover any of the Geaux Far Louisiana Week 2024 events.

The initiative behind Geaux Far Louisiana goes beyond mere concept; it embodies a dedication to the youngest members of our community, ensuring each child can thrive, irrespective of their background or circumstances. At its core lies the mission to establish an equitable, cohesive early childhood system with a focus on racial equity, guaranteeing families access to seamless, top-tier early child development, health, and educational services. Geaux Far underscores the importance of collective action; together, we can provide every Louisiana child with the essential foundation for success. Join us in becoming a CHAMPION for children.

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