Raymond Jetson: Change is coming, driven by our young activists

MetroMorphosis In the News

By Raymond Jetson for The Advocate Eight minutes and 46 seconds. Rarely has so much transpired in so little time. None of the actors in this tragedy could begin to comprehend the impact of the moment. Not the police officer pressing his knee into something that could not have been human to him. Not the black …

The Urban Update (June 2020)

MetroMorphosis Newsletters, Urban Update

Many of Baton Rouge’s leading organizations have had to significantly adjust theiroperations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During these times of disruption anduncertainty, your organizational leaders have found adaptive and innovative ways toserve you through coordinating efforts. Read on to find out how BREC, EBRCOA, BuildBaton Rouge and others have responded to our city’s latest …

Philan’ Yourself

MetroMorphosis Blog, BRLeads, Think Pieces

Written by: Lauren Crump Sometimes, philanthropy gets in its own way. Etymologically, it’s “the love of humanity”. In practice, it’s a financial contribution. But in many circles, it’s considered an opportunity and distinction reserved for the wealthy. What’s wrong with that? Philanthropy doesn’t suggest a certain amount. It is simply a contribution to long-term strategy …

Leading Change in an Ever- Changing Environment

MetroMorphosis Blog, BRLeads, Think Pieces

Written by: Johnathan S. Hill Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic, recent tragedies involving African-Americans and law enforcement and the word-wide response to both of these events has presented individuals, organizations, institutions, businesses, schools, and churches with an opportunity to explore and approach leadership in news ways.  Over the past few months, leaders have found themselves attempting …