The mission of the Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences is to provide quality academic disciplines that equip students with knowledge and encourage critical and independent thinking. Our goal is to provide a premier education experience that prepares students for life in a democratic society nationally and globally. This goal aligns with the University's mission.
The Louisiana Budget Project (LBP) monitors and reports on state public policies and how they affect Louisiana’s low- to moderate-income families. Using research, outreach and advocacy, LBP educates policymakers, the nonprofit community and the public about the economic and racial barriers that Louisianans face each day, and looks for solutions that can create a more widely shared prosperity.
The mission of the NAACP is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.
The LSU Office of Diversity & Inclusion is a division of the Office of Academic Affair and provides support, referral and information to students, faculty and staff on issues and concerns related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more information, please visit lsu.edu/diversity.
October 2020 Miniseries Partners
The Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists (BRAABJ) is made up of local media and media-related professionals whose mission is to highlight and support journalists of color and give back through mentoring and scholarships. The organization was founded in March 2012 and is an affiliate of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).
LSU National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)
An affiliate of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), LSU NABJ is the only black and only minority student organization within the Manship School of Mass Communication. The purpose of the LSU NABJ is to promote the advancement of minorities in the mass communication field by strengthening the ties among Black communication professionals through service, scholarship, and mentorship while providing an outlook on resources and professional development within the Manship School of Mass Communication.