Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions

Spring 2016 Volume

The goal of the Louisiana Progress Journal is to shift public debate in Louisiana in a more progressive direction, but we can only achieve this with your ideas and intellectual leadership. You are invited to submit an article for publication in our upcoming issue of the Journal. Louisiana Progress has six main issue areas that authors can look to for guidance:

  • Environment
  • Education
  • Equity and Civil Liberties
  • Economic Development and Justice
  • Public Safety and Criminal Justice
  • Healthcare

Authors are encouraged to put forward creative new ideas, but the articles must be research-based and not purely opinion or editorial pieces. They may be anywhere from 800-2,000 words in length and must include footnotes with citations where appropriate and particularly where referencing statistics or quoting from sources. The citation format presented in The Chicago Manual of Style is preferred.

Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year, but the deadline for consideration for the spring 2016 issue is September 15, 2015. Submissions may be made through our website here. Our journal staff is happy to answer any questions; please feel free to contact them.

The Louisiana Progress Journal is a project of Louisiana Progress, a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to inform, engage, and mobilize community leaders, activists, advocates, and policymakers to lead Louisiana into the 21st century. You can learn more about Louisiana Progress and read previous editions of the Progress Journal in our archives.

The opinions expressed in the articles published in the Louisiana Progress Journal are those of the authors alone and do not express the views of the editorial board, Louisiana Progress, or the other authors. The Louisiana Progress Journal is distributed electronically to Louisiana Progress’ approximately 22,000 email subscribers. Hard copies of the Journal are sent to legislators and other policymakers around the state. You may also access the Journal on our website.