louisiana building

economic security together

financially empowered people make for a better state.

who we are

LABEST is a collaboration comprised of grassroots, nonprofits and advocacy organizations, policy makers, community leaders and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU's).

our strategy

The unified strategy for LABEST is a grassroots teaching approach to build a base of cross sector leaders committed to working with regional partners to address policies and practices that will help to set conditions that impact superior growth and prosperity in Louisiana.

our growth model

The three E's of our Superior Growth Model are: Equity, Empowerment, and Education. They are connected to the economic success of the state.