The Urban Update (Issue 02)

The Urban Update (Issue 02)

Many of Baton Rouge’s leading organizations have had to significantly adjust their operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During these times of disruption and uncertainty, your organizational leaders have found adaptive and innovative ways to serve you through...
The State of Black Boys and Men of Louisiana Report (2010)

The State of Black Boys and Men of Louisiana Report (2010)

This report substantiates and quantifies the extensive and shocking social status of too many of Louisiana‟s Black boys and men in the 21st century. What a full examination has shown is an overwhelming disparity and alarming rates in violence, homicide, incarceration,...
The Urban Update (Issue 02)

The Urban Update (Issue 01)

Many of the city’s leading organizations have had to significantly adjust their operations due to COVID19. While many continue to work to find new and innovative ways to serve you, the response won’t be “a straight line”. Read on to find out...
The Search for the Next Superintendent: An Open Letter

The Search for the Next Superintendent: An Open Letter

Of the 23 applicants for the Superintendent position that is currently open in East Baton Rouge Parish School System (EBRPSS), a number of them are highly qualified with decades of experience in education. A Texas consulting firm recommended 14 of them to continue in...
The Last 100 Hours

The Last 100 Hours

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A working committee of the grassroots organization Urban Congress on African American Males in Baton Rouge volunteered to provide an independent review of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections (DoC) pilot 100-hr Pre-Release...