The Urban Update (June 2020)

BR Leads Newsletters, Urban Update

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)

BR Leads Blog, Newsletters, Urban Update

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.  

A Community Response to Disrupting Violence

BR Leads Blog

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 important matter. Many have passionately called for action to address the seemingly non-stop cycle of …

The Village Does Not Exist In Isolation | Op-Ed

BR Leads In the News

by Donney Rose May 2, 2019 Just over three weeks ago the Urban Congress on African American Males, an initiative of MetroMorphosis, hosted its annual General Convening. The convening’s theme, #TheVillageRenewed, permeated the course of the day as guest speakers and delegates of the Congress articulated at great length the value of restoration/renewal of African …

Urban Renewal Podcast Episode 1: 6 People to Watch in 2019 (Part 1)

BR Leads 2019, Podcast

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_code _builder_version=”3.19.4″][/et_pb_code][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.4″] Often, the same people are highlighted time and time again, and often, it is well deserved. But, there is so much work being done on the ground that doesn’t make the news. In the first episode of 2019, Raymond A. Jetson is joined by the first group of people we …