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...
A Community Response to Disrupting Violence

A Community Response to Disrupting Violence

There has been much discussion in recent weeks around the subject of violence in the Baton Rouge community. Elected officials, law enforcement leaders, clergy, community activists, and community members from all walks of life have offered their thoughts on this...
Urban Congress Barbershop Talks

Urban Congress Barbershop Talks

Each month the Urban Congress of African American Males gathers men from around Baton Rouge in five different barbershop locations for ONE Purpose! We are encouraging Black men in the area to join us for the monthly Barbershop Talks to help plan what transformation...