Event Alert | The Color of Currency Symposium | February 2nd

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.4″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] MetroMorphosis and 100 Black Women of Baton Rouge are partnering with Black Out Loud Conference to host The Color of Currency symposium Saturday, February 2nd at Louisiana Leadership Institute. The Color of Currency is a one-day symposium designed …

Urban Renewal Podcast Episode 2: 6 People to Watch in 2019 (Part 2)

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_code _builder_version=”3.19.4″][/et_pb_code][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.4″] Good things are happening in Baton Rouge! In part 2 of our “6 people to Watch in 2019” series, Raymond A. Jetson talks about moving Baton Rouge forward with the director of East Baton Rouge Parish School System’s Innovation Network, the new director of the Baton Rouge North Economic District …

The Recap: Mentoring In Real Life Awards

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The Mentoring in Real Life Awards, an event organized by the multi-organization collective, MentoringBR, took place Wednesday, January 24th at Oak Lodge. The awards were meant to honor mentors making a difference in the lives of Baton Rouge youth. The event’s keynote speaker Naquita Wilson, a former LSU and NBA basketball player, spoke about attributing his …

National Mentoring Month and The Value of Mentoring Every Day

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.4″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] by Donney RoseJanuary 23, 2019 January is National Mentoring Month and a network of some of Baton Rouge’s most impact driven agencies are committed to ensuring that the youth of Baton Rouge see a drastic increase in …

“Talkin’ Shop”: MetroMorphosis Barbershop Talk Series

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.4″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] For decades the Black barbershop has been regarded as a sanctuary of sorts for African American men to discuss everything from sports to politics to relationship advice. A few months back the team at MetroMorphosis began a …

“Flipping The Script”-Vegan Friendly Foods by Moon Muhammad

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.4″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] A cultural shift has happened in Baton Rouge, L.A., which welcomed Vegan Friendly Foods to the capital area on December 1st. With an influx of individuals aspiring to live a healthier life, a vegan restaurant was a …

Urban Renewal Podcast Episode 1: 6 People to Watch in 2019 (Part 1)

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_code _builder_version=”3.19.4″][/et_pb_code][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.4″] Often, the same people are highlighted time and time again, and often, it is well deserved. But, there is so much work being done on the ground that doesn’t make the news. In the first episode of 2019, Raymond A. Jetson is joined by the first group of people we …

#CulturalExchange: Dr. Tamiara Wade

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.3″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] #CulturalExchange: Short Interviews w/ Local Change Agents Dr. Tamiara Wade is the President of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Metropolitan Baton Rouge Chapter Urban Renewal: For those who are unfamiliar with you, who …

#CulturalExchange: Ronaldo Hardy

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.3″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] #CulturalExchange: Short Interviews w/ Local Change Agents Ronaldo Hardy is the pastor at Love Alive Church Urban Renewal: For those unfamiliar with you, who is Ronaldo Hardy and what are the driving forces behind your work?Ronaldo Hardy: …

Episode 0: The Pilot

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_code _builder_version=”3.19.4″][/et_pb_code][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.4″] What is Urban Renewal? Chief Executive Catalyst and Urban Renewal Podcast host, Raymond A. Jetson engages listeners in important, thought- provoking, and action- inducing conversation. A podcast with a decidedly- urban perspective, Urban Renewal focuses on conversations that lead to change. Guest(s): None Release Date: 1.7.19 Produced by: Parachute and …