Robert "BOB" Hicks: The Foundation's namesake.
The Robert "BOB" Hicks Foundation
Mission: The Robert “BOB” Hicks Foundation is a recently formed historical and educational 501 (C) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to empowering and inspiring Bogalusa and Washington Parish youth, families and communities through the use of historical social narrative. We believe that by remembering and celebrating the homegrown heroism that has developed within our own community, we remind our citizens of their own capabilities and potential to contribute to Bogalusa/ Washington Parish, our State and our Nation in extraordinary ways.
Today: The Historic Hicks Home is the only state and nation recognized commemorative site in Washington Parish that symbolizes the central hub and critical operation base of one of the most volatile hot spots of the civil rights movement in the 1960's. It is the site of the first historic land marker dedicated to an African-American in Bogalusa/ Washington Parish. The Hicks Home has just recently been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Services, Department of Interior of the United States Government. Goal: The home will be renovated and converted into Bogalusa/Washington Parish's first Civil Rights Museum and Multi-Cultural Center (future plan) so the next generations will know the history of its significant contributions and remember the sacrifices and risk of the many men, women and children who inspired justice, freedom and equality for all citizens of Louisiana and the Nation.
Tomorrow: There is still much work to be done before the doors to the Museum are opened. We need your help! Make a one time or monthly donation(s) online here.
Call The Foundation: 985-732-7449 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org