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City Year
Baton Rouge

There are four seasons in Baton Rouge: Football, Mardi Gras, Crawfish and Sneauxball! Whatever the season, you’ll find us working alongside teachers and community partners to support students across the city.

Support students in Baton Rouge

We are City Year. We are challenging the educational status quo with tenacity, passion and empathy. We create environments where young people feel like they belong, so they can fulfill their potential.

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Hello, Baton Rouge!

Here tradition is both honored and given a modern twist. With deeply rooted history and culture evident throughout the city’s unique architecture and landmarks, there is plenty to explore.

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Addressing the challenge

Across our partner schools in Baton Rouge, administration, teachers, students, families and City Year are working together to get more students on track for graduation. Together, we can make a difference for Baton Rouge’s students.

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Our impact in Baton Rouge

We partner with educators while supporting, mentoring and lifting up our students so that they are able to fully take advantage of their drive and skill sets.

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Great! We are excited to work together to grow our communities, while you learn valuable skills for the future.

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Your City Year Baton Rouge resources

Go into your City Year with resources and information from classroom environments to housing, and some hidden gems to help you feel like a part of the community during your City Year Baton Rouge experience.

Why Baton Rouge?

With a young and vibrant atmosphere, mixed with a unique culture that blends music, Mardi Gras and food, Baton Rouge is full of opportunities and is an ideal (and affordable) place for young professionals to work and live. It’s impossible to come to Baton Rouge and not find an area of passion or opportunity to make a true, lasting difference in the community and students’ lives.

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Explore the city

We’ll walk you through how to use the Capital Area Transit System to get across the city, how and where to find roommates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year Baton Rouge experience.

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We want you to know that every donation goes where it belongs—to support the students and schools that need it...

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Whatever the season, you’ll find us working alongside teachers and community partners to support students across the city.

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Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, has it all--a thriving music scene, unique food culture, festivals and so much more!

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Their generosity helps us support more than 3,700 students. Together, we’re contributing to a clearer and bolder vision of what public schools can...

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