Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome Presents

june - july 2022
community collective impact for peace | progress | prosperity

Joy lives in Baton Rouge and hope starts with YOU! Are you ready for summer? Summer of Hope is an 8-week Safe Hopeful Healthy Baton Rouge initiative and activation leveraging community organizations and events. This collective impact strategy is bringing hope directly to neighborhoods, streets, and families that have experienced violence.

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Upcoming Events

Check back weekly for new events that highlight joy, ignite real discussions, and actively reach out to our community.

Community-Based Public Safety Ecosystem Convening

August 17, 2022 5:00 PM

Safe Hopeful Healthy BR

River Center Branch Library 4th Floor 250 North Blvd

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The Night Shift Business Workshop Series

August 18, 2022 6:15 PM

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce

Louisiana Tech Park 7117 Florida Blvd

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Expungement Inititative Event

August 19, 2022 10:00 AM

Southern University Law Center

Greater King David Multicultural Center 222 Blount Road

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Gas for Guns

August 20, 2022 9:00 AM


Capital Missionary Baptist Church 5565 Hooper Rd

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Upcoming Event

Uncommon Allies Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Film Uncommon Allies shows how Rosilyn, in the wake and devastation of her son’s murder, turned a personal search for justice into a life changing community call to action.

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Areas of Focus

Over the next 8 weeks, we plan to focus our events and outreach to the following areas in East Baton Rouge Parish.




melrose east


glen oaks



the park



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