It is said that you get the country that you deserve, and by participating in the most basic action of voting you are working towards a better country.
Below are several links to sites that can get you registered to Vote in Louisiana. While many people have become disenfranchised voters, or feel that the voting system does’t work (or is rigged), voting is still one of the cornerstones of American Democracy.
Think of it this way, if someone was trying to lose weight and get healthy (desiring a better country) it will take more than one day at the gym to get to the desired results (it will take more than one vote to change the city/state/country).
Politicians pay attention to the districts that have large amounts of registered voters. They know that just registering shows that the citizens are concerned about the communities they live in. Register now. Increase the number of registered voters in this city. Then go out and vote.