Community Advocacy Training Ensemble

(CATE) Training Program

Welcome to the Community Advocacy Training Ensemble (CATE), a no cost transformative program crafted to empower you with advanced techniques for social advocacy and active civic participation. Our meticulously designed curriculum guides you through a comprehensive training journey, culminating in a prestigious graduation ceremony. Here, you will be celebrated as a certified CATE advocate, ready to make impactful changes in your community.


  • Gain Insightful Strategies: Learn from experienced professionals in social advocacy and civic engagement.
  • Comprehensive Training: Our program covers various aspects of advocacy work, ensuring a well-rounded learning experience.
  • Certification and Rewards: Upon successful completion, participants are awarded a CATE certification, symbolizing their expertise and commitment. As an added bonus, graduates also receive a $100.00 gift card.

Is this program for you? CATE is designed for individuals eager to drive positive change. Whether you're a seasoned advocate or new to civic engagement, our program is tailored to enhance your skills.

Ready to embark on your advocacy journey?

Join us at CATE, where advocacy meets action. Let's shape a better tomorrow together.

Our Trainers

Kuala C. Chambers is a detail-oriented, highly analytical professional with a rich background in education, legislative, political, and community affairs. Renowned for her exceptional communication skills, she approaches every interaction with a considerate, diplomatic attitude.

As a Certified Educator, Program Manager, and Advocacy Training Specialist, Kuala has committed much of her adult life to education and empowerment. She excels at encouraging individuals to become their best selves, fostering a culture of excellence and positivity. In her professional endeavors, Kuala is known for her dedication, resourcefulness, and innovation. She is adept at creating harmonious work environments, promoting diversity, and employing various strategies to address sensitive situations with positive reinforcement.

Kuala's talent for building rapport and facilitating social, cultural, and intellectual growth in others is widely recognized. She creates an atmosphere of mutual respect and open communication, laying the groundwork for successful and productive futures. Kuala, a proud native of North Louisiana, has been an integral part of the Baton Rouge community for nearly three decades. Her deep investment in the city and its people is evident in her work and her commitment to their collective success.

Eugene Collins, a healthcare expert and a leader in social advocacy, has made significant contributions to public health and civil rights.

´╗┐As the former president of the Baton Rouge Branch of the NAACP, he demonstrated an unwavering commitment to community empowerment, also co-hosting the NAACP Presidents Radio Program in Baton Rouge, LA, effectively communicating the organization's objectives.

Currently, as the Community Ambassador for East Baton Rouge Parish Schools, Collins continues to influence societal progress through his vast experience in campaign management and strategy at both local and statewide levels.

With over 17 years in the healthcare sector, Eugene has been at the forefront of introducing innovative public health and social interventions. He is also a published author, adding depth to his professional accomplishments.

His involvement in Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated reflects his values of fraternity, brotherhood, and community service. Eugene Collins' dynamic career in healthcare, civil rights advocacy, and community leadership marks him as a pivotal figure in promoting societal well-being and equality.

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