NWLA COVID-19 Resources

Locate resources for basic needs, health information, mental health services and academic aid.

Look for this public service message on early brain development, sponsored by a generous grant from the Committee of One Hundred.

Cradle To Career Report Card


Kindergarten Readiness


Third Grade Reading


High School Graduation


Percent Employed, Ages 20-24

Thriving children create a thriving community.
For many Northwest Louisiana children, success is far from guaranteed.


of adults 18 to 24 years have less than a high school diploma or equivalency.


of adults ages 18 to 29 have an associate’s degree or higher.

We are a catalyst for working together across sectors and geographical lines to prepare the students of Bossier, Caddo, DeSoto & Webster parishes for academic achievement, productive citizenship, and global competitiveness, from cradle to career.

Thanks to the generous support of:

AEP SWEPCO Foundation
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Capital One
JP Morgan Chase Foundation
The Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Family Foundation
City of Shreveport
The Committee of One Hundred, Inc.
The Community Foundation of North Louisiana
Gloria and Ivan Smith
The Grayson Foundation
International Youth Foundation
The Women’s Philanthropy Network
Individual Community Donors