AC Empowerment Academy Student Finds His Voice

Clarke Bordelon, a student in the Advocacy Center of Louisiana's Empowerment Academy, recently met with LA State Representative Gary Carter, Jr. and LA State Senator Troy A. Carter to tell them his life story and spread awareness of the needs of people with disabilities. (Clarke is pictured here with Senator Troy A. Carter.)

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Lucas Doiron Selected as GODA "Youth of the Year"

Lucas Doiron, son of Advocacy Center Ombudsman Jeannie Doiron, has been selected as "Youth of the Year" by the Louisiana Governor's Office of Disability Affairs. This award is given to a young person between the ages of 13 and 25 who has, by example of achievement, provided encouragement or inspiration to other young people with or without disabilities.

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