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We act as a catalyst, leader, and connector to build a knowledge-and innovation-driven economy.
Our work encompasses the ten-parish (county) region including Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon, and Winn.
Manufacturing Month 2023
Each year, Louisiana Central works with local industry and education partners to promote manufacturing careers during the month of October. Various events and tours are conducted to showcase manufacturing careers available in the 10-parish Louisiana Central region.
Louisiana Central strives to elevate the region’s idea of what’s possible, by establishing visions, frameworks, and blueprints for the future.
We facilitate the creation of networks that allow for better alignment, communication, and achievement within or between groups.
Louisiana Central collaborates to offer workshops and coaching to enhance skills needed by employers and entrepreneurs as well as skills needed to enhance the ability of communities to transform themselves.
We launch pilot programs to provide hands-on learning in preparation for adoption and/or expansion by others.
Louisiana Central helps to brand, create, and market the region externally to recruit business and employees and internally to build regional identity.
We conduct interviews with regional businesses and commission other research to gain actionable intel about our region and opportunities.
The ten-parish region where Louisiana Central is based.