What is the Promise?

The Capital Area Promise is an education initiative to create more college and career pathways for students in the Baton Rouge and its surrounding communities. It is a collaborative effort of LSU, Southern University, Baton Rouge Community College, EBR Schools, and many partners including the Mayor-President of Baton Rouge. The Promise leverages existing and new programs from each institution in the areas of academic achievement, access, affordability, and teacher preparation.