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September 9, 2023

This Week’s Candidate Forums

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  Early Voting Sept. 30-Oct. 7Election Day October 14 Election Day is fast approaching, be sure you have the information you need to be an informed voter!   Partners and organizations are hosting forums to ensure that you hear directl...

August 31, 2023

Kick-Off Capital Classic Week With Us

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    Baton Rouge will be the site of the largest college football weekend that the State of Louisiana has seen thus far. The weekend includes games and entertainment featuring Southern University, Louisiana State University, Grambling S...

August 22, 2023

Moving Over, Not Out

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View this email in your browser Dear MetroMorphosis Supporter, Last year, we shared a unique leadership shift at MetroMorphosis, Intergenerational Co-leadership. This shift has afforded us many wonderful opportunities: national speaking ...

May 9, 2023

225 Gives Recap!

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Urban communities will be transformed because of the generosity of people like you. We set two goals for this years 225 Gives campaign and are proud to say that we surpassed one of them. We asked for your help in raising $6,000 and conne...

May 9, 2023

Today is the day. Donate to MetroMorphosis!

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This 225 Gives we set a goal to raise $6,000 from 100 donors and thanks to generous donors like you, we have already met one of our goals! You can help us reach the second one by donating to MetroMorphosis today. Your gift to our organiz...

May 9, 2023

Help Us Reach Our Goal this 225 Gives!

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We’ve set a goal to raise $6,000 from 100 donors. We are proud to share that we have reached our goal of $6,000. However, we still need your help to reach 100 donors! You are an important partner in the work to transform communities in ...

May 3, 2023

Support MetroMorphosis this 225 Gives

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The transformation of urban communities will not be solely imported from outside of our communities. It will take all of us who care about creating a better Baton Rouge for our present and future. We believe you are an important partner ...

May 3, 2023

Time is Running Out

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The Urban Leadership Development Initiative is a a year-long experience to equip them with the tools and knowledge necessary to develop their practice of leadership and build stronger communities. Earlier this month we began recruiting ...

May 3, 2023

Can We Count On Your Support?

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Race is the biggest predictor of life outcomes in the United States. Pick any system that impacts one’s life—education, health, economic opportunity, criminal justice—and the data will show that those systems continuously disadvant...

February 13, 2023

These 19 People want a Better Baton Rouge

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At the beginning of February, we kicked off our annual Black Futures Month celebration. Each year, we opt to view our Black history through the lens of Sankofa. Sankofa means to “make benevolent use of the past to make progress in th...

February 7, 2023

We Found a $30K Grant Opportunity for You!

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FedEx Grant Opportunity If you are looking for access to capital through a funding stream that is not a loan, look no further than the FedEx Grant Contest. The  FedEx® Small Business Grant Contest is now open to small businesses.   T...

February 1, 2023

That’s How You Start a New Year

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With the first month of 2023 officially over and  one of our favorite months starting, we thought now would be as good a time as any to discuss our plans for the year. At MetroMorphosis, we recognize the importance of lived experience...

December 22, 2022

Happy Holiday to You & Yours

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Happy Holidays Dear Friends, As we prepare to depart for the upcoming holiday season and start of a new year, we could not help but to reflect on some of the critical moments of 2022. This year MetroMorphosis celebrated 10 years of trans...

November 29, 2022

Today is Giving Tuesday!

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Invest in Transformation The Urban Leadership Development Initiative is gearing up for the ninth cohort of fellows. For years, we have engaged and convened change makers and equipped them with tools that could be leveraged not only to i...

November 22, 2022

We’re Thankful for an Impactful November

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It’s no secret that our sweet spot is convening a strategic group of individuals around a common goal. We’ve done this for well over a decade, and a few Fridays ago, we did it again with the inaugural C3 Summit.  Change-makers from...

November 11, 2022

Here Are Some Ways to Develop Your Business

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Small businesses are a critical piece of building economically inclusive communities that support the development of the communities we are working to transform. We are happy to be in the business of supporting  Baton Rouge’s small, em...

October 20, 2022

We’re Live! Here’s Your Link!

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What’s At Stake Part 2 is starting now on YouTube. Tonight’s conversation will provide insight around the impact that voting has on issues that are important! This year’s panel will be facilitated by Johnathan Hill and features Moo...

October 19, 2022

We’ll See You Tomorrow

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We’re Live and In-Person Tomorrow This year, we are hosting the second installment of the conversation to help our community understand the impact voting has on issues that are important to them. This year’s panel will be facilitated...

August 31, 2022

MetroMorphosis Announces a New Way to Lead

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The month of August was full of announcements, engagements and community at MetroMorphosis. We announced the transition to a new leadership model and celebrated Black Philanthropy Month with the launch of our donor store , hosting a fe...

August 26, 2022

Black organizations need your support

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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 cel...

August 26, 2022

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 S...

August 8, 2022

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 ...

July 25, 2022

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 ...

July 25, 2022

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 Metro...

July 25, 2022

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 we...

July 14, 2022

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 Fac...

July 14, 2022

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!   ...

July 14, 2022

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!   ...

July 8, 2022

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 dow...

July 4, 2022

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...

July 4, 2022

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 ap...

May 12, 2022

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 ...

May 11, 2022

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 bu...

May 5, 2022

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 w...