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The Second Annual L.Y.F.E. Line Teen Summit is here!

July 22 – 24, 2020

Ages 12 to 17 – You don’t want to miss out!  Click here to register!  
The LYFE Line Teen Summit is a 3-day virtual camp designed to engage youth ages 12-17 in informative, interactive online sessions and discussions. For more information, visit or email or call 225-975-9783

Coming Soon!

Light Up the Night for a Brighter Future Annual Fundraiser

Join us in celebrating an AWESOME six years of positively impacting the lives of youth. Get your tickets today here. #LightUpTheNight  Become a sponsor, get details here

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#fun We will dive into pressing topics!  Featuring KT Muyaka!  Enjoy games and activities from BREC on the Geaux such as, “Curry with the shot!, Pass the Hula, a Relay Race obstacle Course, Hula Dance”, and so much more! You don’t want to miss out!  Click here to register!  

Volunteers are welcomed!  If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a volunteer, please click here to sign up and join our volunteer team!  Must be 18 and older to sign up as a volunteer!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Registration is now open for the 2019 Health Summit: Working Together for Louisiana Children and Families. View the agenda here. Register here.  Partnership opportunities available here.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     


Coming Soon! Join us in celebrating an AWESOME achievement—five years of positively impacting the lives of Baton Rouge youth at “Light Up the Night” on Nov. 18. Get your tickets today here.  #LightUpTheNight2018  Sponsorship opportunities available, for details click here.



Join us for the 5th Anniversary Youth Peace Olympics Closing and Awards Ceremony.                                                                You don’t want to miss it!  #iPickPeace



2018 Women’s Health Day & Retreat celebrates women and promotes healthy living. Governor Edwards issues proclamation naming May 16, 2018 as Women’s Health Day. First Lady Donna Edwards pens letter to attendees. Watch the video highlights here.



You are invited to the YPO Opening Ceremony! Youth ages 10 to 16 apply until April 21. Get additional information here  See media release here




2018 Youth Peace Olympics Opening Ceremony #YPO5


Join us at the 2018 Health Summit. Register here



View preliminary program agenda here



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Louisiana Healthcare Connections


Aetna Better Health 


Thank you for your support! Help us reach our goal of serving 50 youth in 2018! The fundraising for the Youth Peace Olympics continues. Find out how you can sponsor a child, please click here



Sponsorships available…to download package, click here


Thank you to our Partners and Sponsors…







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Past Events…


PRess Conference Medicaid Anniversary2


BR Mayoral Forum Flyer Final w Logos Small




Youth Peace Olympics 2016


The Opening Ceremony will begin Friday, April 29th from 5 PM to 8 PM at the BREC Perkins Road Park with live entertainment.  Email; Follow on Facebook:


2016 Health Summit A Success



To review report, click here 2016 Health Summit Summary Report


Thank you Baton Rouge Community!




Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Healthcare


HCEL Flyer Final


Healthcare Empowerment Assembly


Empowerment Session Flyer FinalR


5th Annual Your Community Health is Wealth Fair


YCHW Fair Save the Date Flyer 2014


Medicaid Expansion Day of Action – Create A Movement For Change 


NOLA Day Of Action flyer2 (3)


For additional information visit


Of Interest…


2017 Youth Peace Olympics Team



2016 Youth Peace Olympics Team


Group Photo 2016 YPO 2


2015 Youth Peace Olympics Teams


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2014 Youth Peace Olympics Team


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See more here


Recruiting coaches and mentors for 2014 Youth Peace Olympic                                                             Inquire at


Medicaid Expansion is the Right Choice for Louisiana
Join LCHE and more than 100 organizations and over 500 individuals asking Governor Jindal to expand Medicaid for Louisiana by signing the letter at,
Read the letter to Governor Jindal


Center for Health Equity Urges Governor and Legislature to Take Immediate Measures for Expansion of Medicaid Coverage
Medicaid Expansion Press Release


Women’s Retreat 2013: Celebrating Wellness and Culture
View Video here


LCHE Newsletters


2012 Fall Newsletter


2012 Spring Newsletter


2011 Fall Newsletter


2011 Spring Newsletter

LCHE In News


Youth Peace Olympic


Youth Peace Olympic looks to make mark in Baton Rouge


Health Crusaders make first stop at Southern


Expanded health coverage is good


Women rally at State Capitol in support of Medicaid expansion


Hearing on Medicaid Expansion: LCHE President quoted


Women’s Retreat 2013: Celebrating Wellness and Culture


Health reform panel to meet in Abita Springs: Health


Affordable Health Care Act will be explained at Abita Springs forum


Forum will discuss Affordable Health Care Act


Center for Health Equity Names honorees


LCHE Convenes Health Assembly


Women’s Retreat 2012 Shreveport Times Article


Women’s Retreat 2012 Featured in The Advocate


Youth Talent Showcase Huge Success at LCHE Community Health Fair – WAFB


LCHE hosts community health fair – WAFB


Center Health Equity Names Forrest to the Board – WAFB


Increasing Louisiana’s tobacco tax would save lives: A letter to the editor – Times-Picayune


Appointments/Memberships – Baton Rouge Business Report


New LCHE Board Members Appointed – Health Care Journal eNews


Check back often for additional updates