Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome will proclaim July 12, 2022 as MetroMorphosis Day.
For Release July 12, 2022
Baton Rouge, La – Today, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome will name July 12, 2022 MetroMorphosis day to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the organization and officially start MetroMorphosis Week (July 12 – 19).
The proclamation will be presented during a press conference held at the MetroMorphosis office located at 4163 North Blvd at 1pm. Following the proclamation, the organization will announce the recipients of their 10 for 10 Community Fund initiative launched in May.
The recipients are …
Courtnie Cook- CPR Training for Youth
Hazel Bradley-Davis- North Baton Rouge Youth Empowerment
Mirando Georgetown Riley- Normalizing Autism in Children, One Play Date at a Time
Murelle Harrison- Youth-led Bike Repair Shop
Amanda Moorer- Mental Health Support and Life Coaching for Moms
Ella Morgan- Addressing Blight in Eden Park
Laci Sherman- Culinary Training Program for Youth
Stacci J. Tobin- “The Longest Table” A Community Conversation
Lynda Turner– Community Revitalization and Voter Registration
Sophie Ziegler- The Louisiana Trans and Oral History Project
The 10 for 10 Community Fund serves as another strategy to invest resources into the residents and change agents who are actively working to transform their communities from within.
Individuals will each receive $1,000 and with strategic support from MetroMorphosis and their partners to aid in the launch or sustainability of their change project. Projects range from families and education to businesses and inclusive economies.
Throughout the week MetroMorphosis will continue to make announcements benefiting the communities that they serve.
MetroMorphosis, whose mission is to transform urban communities from within, was founded by chief executive catalyst Raymond A. Jetson in 2012 and has since been an integral part of the change efforts in Baton Rouge.
To learn more about MetroMorphosis week and the 10 for 10, visit www.MetroMorphosis.net/10Years.
For more information, contact Tamiera Nash, firstname.lastname@example.org