Youth and Education Focus Area
The Youth and Education Focus Area helps schools and students in the Baton Rouge area through fun activities, building community, and direct assistance in education. We strive to improve children’s lives.
Youth and Education Events
Baton Rouge Restoration and Beautification Focus Area
Civic Engagement and Awareness Focus Area
The Civic Engagement and Awareness Focus Area brings attention to societal challenges such as poverty, abuse, hunger, homelessness, prejudice and encourages LSU students to help address these issues through community service. In this way, the surrounding LSU community benefits from long-term sustained partnership and students gain an improved perspective of society.
Civic Engagement and Awareness Events
Health & Wellness Focus Area
Did you know one in three American youth are overweight or obese?* The Health and Wellness Focus Area works to educate LSU students and the community about health issues, healthy lifestyles, and disease prevention.
There currently are no projects scheduled for this Focus Area. If you are interested in assisting in planning a project or would like to have LSU students volunteer for your organization which addresses health and wellness issues, please contact Volunteer LSU.
*Source: American Heart Association
Disaster Recovery & Response Focus Area
The Disaster Recovery and Response Focus Area educates LSU students about disaster preparedness, emergency response, and continued recovery efforts through direct service projects.
Last spring, a group of students volunteered at the St. Bernard Project to continue rebuilding efforts in the Greater New Orleans Area. If a natural disaster such as a hurricane ortornado impacts a community within 500 miles of LSU, this focus area plans to send a group of students to volunteer in the impacted community.
Environmental Focus Area
This is a brand new Focus Area to VLSU in the 2013-14 school year. The Environmental Focus Area is dedicated to educating LSU students about environmental issues. Please stay tuned for more information about upcoming projects for this focus area. If you are interested in assisting in planning a project or would like to have LSU students volunteer for your environmental organization, please contact Volunteer LSU.