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Last week, we announced our first Intergenerational Co-leadership team featuring MetroMorphosis Founder and Chief Executive Catalyst Raymond A. Jetson and Sustainability Catalyst Sherreta Harrison (read more below). As we continue to celebrate Black Philanthropy Month, we want to highlight the importance of supporting Black-led organizations.  While the Intergenerational Co-leadership model enhances our ability to be thoughtful when observing our communities and designing impactful interventions.It does …

MetroMorphosis Announces a New Way to Lead

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MetroMorphosis is taking its leadership into the future with the announcement of our first co leadership team. Back in September 2020, Raymond A. Jetson, Founder and Chief Executive Catalyst, began co-leading the organization with Sherreta Harrison, long-time MetroMorphosis executive. After some initial success, we are excited to share the organization’s official shift to the intergenerational co leadership model. What makes this model unique is …

Here’s Your Chance to Grow Your Business

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How to Become a DBE and Get the Most From Your Certification In this LA DOTD Compliance Programs sponsored webinar, we will discuss not only how to become DBE certified by walking you through the step-by-step process but also how to get the most from your certification once you have been certified! Additionally, there are …

In Case You Missed It

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Every moment counts, when you’re leading a MOVEMENT! Moments come and go when viewed separately, but when taken together, the value shines brighter than could ever be possible alone. Over 10 years, we have mobilized greater than 2,100 citizens, invested time and resources into catalytic partnerships, developed over 60 existing and emerging leaders and sustained strategies to …

MetroMorphosis Week Continues with This

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Last Tuesday we embarked on a weeklong celebration of the 10 years that MetroMorphosis has proudly served the Baton Rouge community.  There is only one day left in this week’s celebration. If you missed any of it you can visit the MetroMorphosis Facebook account or Instagram account to catch up. Today we are announcing the LaunchBR Revolving Loan Fund that …

Are You Free Tuesday Night?

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Here’s a Sneak Peak On Tuesday, July 19 at 6:30pm you can be one of the first to see Black Baton Rouge’s community quilt. This quilt features fabric and stories from citizens right here in our community. We invite you to join us next week and celebrate Black Futures and 10 years of impact that MetroMorphosis has cultivated. …

Celebrate the Moments in the Movement

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On Tuesday we embarked on a weeklong celebration of the 10 years that MetroMorphosis has proudly served the Baton Rouge community.  We are halfway through the celebration and if you missed any of it you can visit the MetroMorphosis Facebook account or Instagram account to catch up. The celebration continues tomorrow with a trip down memory lane during the Digital Watch …

BRAC’s Economic Inclusion Symposium presented by DOW

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Join BRAC on August 18 for the inaugural Economic Inclusion Symposium presented by DOW. The event has been expanded to a half-day conference, complete with a keynote, breakout sessions, and a vendor connection showcase for minority-owned businesses to connect with local contracting opportunities. The symposium will include programming for a wide range of individuals, including C-suite executives, …

We’re Celebrating 10 Years Today!!!

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MetroMorphosis has proudly served the Baton Rouge community for 10 years and  it is time to celebrate that milestone with you.Tomorrow, we’re kicking off a week-long celebration of events, announcements and trips down memory lane!   We not only invite you to join us, but also help ensure the next 10 years are even more impactful.  First, …

MetroMorphosis Week Starts Tomorrow

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MetroMorphosis has proudly served the Baton Rouge community for 10 years and  it is time to celebrate that milestone with you.Tomorrow, we’re kicking off a week-long celebration of events, announcements and trips down memory lane!   We not only invite you to join us, but also help ensure the next 10 years are even more impactful.  First, …

Its Time to Celebrate 10 Years of Change

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MetroMorphosis has proudly served the Baton Rouge community for 10 years and we think it is time to celebrate that milestone with you. On Tuesday, July 12 we’re kicking off a week-long celebration of events, announcements and trips down memory lane!   We not only invite you to join us, but also help ensure the next 10 …

Can these certifications help your business?

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IN THIS ISSUE MOVEBR First Thursday The 1st Thursday Outlook for July will include a conversation with Kenyatta Sparks, DBE specialist for the SJB Group and LA-DOTD. He’ll update us on DBE certification and we will discuss the City-Parish Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Businesses (SEDB) program. As always, our program managers will give you a first look at upcoming projects. …

A Live Show, A Change Opportunity and You

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Ten community focused change efforts will be selected to receive $1000 and strategic support through MetroMorphosis and its partners as a way of amplifying the impact of their plan and leading to additional support and resources. If you’ve always envisioned changing your community, this is your chance to access the resources and tools you need to do so. …

Your BRPOP Vendor Connect Follow Up

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*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Thank you for registering to attend the BRPOP Vendor Connect aimed at connecting small businesses with procurers who were looking for suitable matches for contracts. It was a pleasure assiting you in navigating appointments, connections and having the opportunity to speak with you about LaunchBR. To better serve you as small businesses, we would like to ask that …

How are we investing in community change?

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We are proud to announce our 10 for 10 Community Fund. This effort is designed to promote community- led change making. Ten community focused change efforts will be selected to receive $1000 and strategic support through MetroMorphosis and its partners as a way of amplifying the  impact of their plan and leading to additional support and …

Goods and Services Needed for BRPOP Vendor Connect

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We are looking for small businesses who are looking to grow their business with large procurers in Baton Rouge? The Baton Rouge Procurement Opportunity Partnership commonly referred to as BRPOP is hosting a vendor connection for small businesses like you to match with large procurement opportunities with places like LSU, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Exxon and more. …

Who’s Your Business Match?

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          Are you looking for opportunities to help you grow your business with large procurers in Baton Rouge? The Baton Rouge Procurement Opportunity Partnership commonly referred to as BRPOP is hosting a vendor connection for small businesses like you to match with large procurement opportunities with places like LSU, Blue Cross …

Here’s Our Quarter 1 Update!!

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We’ve embarked on a year-long journey to celebrate the 10 years that MetroMorphosis has engaged people and partners to support the transformation of urban communities from within.  We recognize the importance of people in everything we do and felt that it was important to celebrate our first quarter wins with you! In the first quarter …

The Urban Update (June 2020)

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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 …

The Urban Update (April 2020)

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Many of the city’s leading organizations have had to significantly adjust theiroperations due to COVID19. While many continue to work to find new andinnovative ways to serve you, the response won’t be “a straight line”. Read on tofind out how BREC, CATS, EBR Housing Authority and others have responded toour city’s latest crisis.