Sister Judith Brun, CSJ, Community Outreach
Sister Judith is a career educator and was principal of St. Joseph’s Academy, a secondary school for young women in Baton Rouge, for 25 years. She is a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph and is currently the director of Community Initiatives Foundation (CIF), a 501 (c)(3) . CIF has 2 special initiatives under it: TakeCare Baton Rouge and Tommy’s Place. Her focus since Hurricane Katrina, has been the unmet needs of the community of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The August 2016 floods caused an imperative need to seek immediate solutions to the newly created community challenges. She quickly stepped into leadership and action with Rebuild SOS, to meet her original goals of helping her community.