public-works-department

MINORITY AFFAIRS

705 W. University Avenue
Lafayette LA 70502

P.O. Box 4017-C, Lafayette LA 70502

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 337-291-8354
Email: CHarvin@LafayetteLA.gov

CHIEF OF MINORITY AFFAIRS: Carlos Harvin

Minority Business Initiative

The mission of the Minority Business Initiative is to promote the establishment and growth of minority-owned businesses in Lafayette Parish, to promote wealth creation in minority communities and to help identify public and private resources and funding sources for minority business growth and development. 

To connect aspiring and existing minority entrepreneurs and business owners with one-on-one technical assistance for writing business plans, marketing, business management and identifying sources of financing.

Economic prosperity for all businesses in Lafayette Parish