Move the Mindset

Our persistent, non-violent insistence reminds those in power that their authority has limits. They are accountable to ALL the citizens, not just the privileged few.

A great city does not hide its true history. It corrects its flaws. Lafayette has a lot of work to do.

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"Move the Mindset is committed to promoting racial and social justice through education, dialog, direct action, and the arts." - Fredrick Prejean, President.

Who We Are

About Us

Move the Mindset is an organization committed to promoting racial and social justice through education, dialog, direct action, and the arts. Our Direction

The Coalition

Move the Mindset has assembled a coalition of more than a dozen local, regional, and  national groups. Find out who they are, visit them, come join our coalition. Meet them

Our Campaigns

MTM is committed to several social justice projects. Symbolic of our focus – standing in downtown Lafayette is a Jim Crow statue that embodies racial segregation, enforced poverty, and blind hatred. Learn More

Move the Mindset has joined with a community group to assist in developing and recommending ideas creating the 100 acre green space in the heart of Lafayette, La. named Lafayette City Park or Moncus Park. >See the details.

On June 26th HBO revealed on their streaming website – the new Equal Justice Initiative film documentary “True Justice…” This is an important, inspiring, feature length film. Update: As of Sept 20th, an HBO subscription is needed to view. Click here for more information.

“Lafayette in Black and White; or A Tale of Two Cities: An Integrated History of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana 1770 – 1970” This is Prof. Rick Swanson’s latest work as presented at the Lafayette Downtown Public Library on May 9th, 2019. (Thanks to AOC Community Media and Ed Bowie.) View here