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.

Heal the Block

August 20, 2022 4:30 PM

BR Community Street Team

3773 Plank Rd

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Brookstown Community Clean-Up Day

August 27, 2022 9:00 AM

Councilman Daryl Hurst

East Brookstown Park 4900 E. Brookstown

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Heal The Block

August 27, 2022 4:30 PM

BR Community Street Team

Memorial Stadium 1750 Foss St.

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National Black Business Month Market Experience

August 28, 2022 5:00 PM

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce

Main Library 7711 Goodwood Blvd

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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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