Who We Are

The Louisiana Community Engagement Alliance Against Covid-19 Disparities (LA-CEAL) is a collaborative effort of our state’s universities in partnership with federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), faith-based organizations, community pharmacies, the Urban League of Louisiana, the Skin You’re In (TSYI) project; in coordination with the Louisiana Department of Health.

Our Mission 

Objective 1

To foster community-level awareness and understanding  regarding the coronavirus pandemic and the impact of COVID-19 on individuals, their families, and the larger community. 

Objective 2

To expand existing COVID-19 community education resources and  to meet the needs of Louisianans most impacted by COVID-19.

Objective 3

To support decision-making about participation in COVID-19 prevention (e.g., vaccines) and therapeutic initiatives and trials among underrepresented Louisianans.

Objective 4

To support timely dissemination of accurate COVID-19 information and resources for communities across Louisiana which are disproportionately affected by COVID-19.