Baton Rouge area nonprofits are bracing for the long-term impact of the historic 2016 flood

Baton Rouge area nonprofits are bracing for the long-term impact of the historic 2016 flood

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Other factors may have also contributed, says Kelly Pepper, president and CEO of the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations. Those factors include a delayed national media response, and a negative impression on the region following the racially charged police shooting of Alton Sterling followed by the shooting deaths of three law enforcement officers.

“I think we have to be realistic and recognize that our city had a lot of attention over the summer, our heartbreaking summer, that was not very positive,” speculates Pepper.

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