GET INVOLVED IN THE MOVEMENT

Everyone can be part of Louisiana Loyal

Small actions we take daily add up to elevate our state. By being our best selves, positively contributing to the communities and causes we cherish, and using our voices to lead change or share what makes us proud to be Louisianians, we are engaging in the movement.

FOR BUSINESSES

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Partner with Louisiana-based vendors and service providers, when possible

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Partner with Louisiana-based vendors and service providers, when possible

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Engage and partner with other groups, businesses, and nonprofits making an impact on the state 

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Engage and partner with other groups, businesses, and nonprofits making an impact on the state

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Hire Louisiana-based talent, or source talent from out of state and offer a relocation package

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Hire Louisiana-based talent, or source talent from out of state and offer a relocation package

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Host conferences and meetings in Louisiana to support tourism and the economy

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Host conferences and meetings in Louisiana to support tourism and the economy

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Utilize resources available for small businesses to start or grow your own business

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Utilize resources available for small businesses to start or grow your own business 

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Ensure you have a strong workers' comp partner to help you create a safe and healthy environment for your employees

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Ensure you have a strong workers' comp partner to help you create a safe and healthy environment for your employees 

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Make advanced preparations for potential but unanticipated business interruptions, such as hurricanes and other weather events, to help minimize potential impacts

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Make advanced preparations for potential but unanticipated business interruptions, such as hurricanes and other weather events, to help minimize potential impacts 

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Implement office programs that support the environment such as recycling and carpooling

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Implement office programs that support the environment such as recycling and carpooling

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Provide professional training and continuing education opportunities for employees

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Provide professional training and continuing education opportunities for employees

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Utilize interns to assist with business functions while training the workforce of tomorrow

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Utilize interns to assist with business functions while training the workforce of tomorrow

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Prioritize workplace safety

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Prioritize workplace safety

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Implement a corporate wellness program to encourage employee health and wellness

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Implement a corporate wellness program to encourage employee health and wellness

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Host a company-wide service project to support a nonprofit or school in your area

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Host a company-wide service project to support a nonprofit or school in your area 

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Use your communications and social media channels to celebrate your company’s and Louisiana’s assets and wins

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Use your communications and social media channels to celebrate your company’s and Louisiana’s assets and wins

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Follow Louisiana Loyal and other outlets supporting and celebrating Louisiana

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Follow Louisiana Loyal and other outlets supporting and celebrating Louisiana

FOR INDIVIDUALS

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Take a staycation to support the local economy and explore a different part of Louisiana, including our state parks

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Take a staycation to support the local economy and explore a different part of Louisiana, including our state parks

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Take advantage of savings vehicles to ensure long-term financial security for you and your family, including Louisiana’s START Savings Program

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Take advantage of savings vehicles to ensure long term financial security for you and your family, including Louisiana’s START Savings Program

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Take a continuing education course to elevate your career potential, including options available through our university systems

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Take a continuing education course to elevate your career potential, including options available through our university systems

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Optimize your physical and mental health by choosing to exercise daily, make smart food choices, and seek preventative care

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Optimize your physical and mental health by choosing to exercise daily, make smart food choices, and seek preventative care

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Volunteer at a local nonprofit making an impact in your community or area, or simply thank the leaders of your community for cultivating change and growth

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Volunteer at a local nonprofit making an impact in your community or area, or simply thank the leaders of your community for cultivating change and growth

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Engage in civic activities such as public community events, or through the election process by voting, volunteering at the polls, and/or engaging with elected officials working to improve Louisiana

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Engage in civic activities such as public community events, or through the election process by voting, volunteering at the polls, and/or engaging with elected officials working to improve Louisiana

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Start a community project that benefits others in your area, such as a community garden with native Louisiana plants, library featuring Louisiana authors, or a school supply support initiative

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Start a community project that benefits others in your area, such as a community garden with native Louisiana plants, library featuring Louisiana authors, or a school supply support initiative

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Tutor or mentor a young person to help them get ahead and understand the importance of community engagement

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Tutor or mentor a young person to help them get ahead and understand the importance of community engagement

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Reduce, reuse, and recycle, including Mardi Gras beads, and pick up trash around areas you frequent

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Reduce, reuse, and recycle, including Mardi Gras beads, and pick up trash around areas you frequent

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Participate in a coastal restoration project to ensure future generations can enjoy our beautiful state 

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Participate in a coastal restoration project to ensure future generations can enjoy our beautiful state 

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Bring food and visit with elderly citizens to learn about changes in Louisiana over the years

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Bring food and visit with elderly citizens to learn about changes in Louisiana over the years

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Share your Louisiana pride by wearing Louisiana apparel and utilizing your social media to spread the word even further

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Share your Louisiana pride by wearing Louisiana apparel and utilizing your social media to spread the word even further

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Invite friends and family from other states to visit Louisiana and take them to a local festival

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Invite friends and family from other states to visit Louisiana and take them to a local festival

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Share traditional Louisiana cuisine with others, or simply send a king cake to someone out of state

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Share traditional Louisiana cuisine with others, or simply send a king cake to someone out of state