WHAT: Senseless: Restoring Unity In The Community; a film screening of Uncommon Allies and Panel Discussion. A film festival and prayer vigil for unity and healing featuring panelists of Mayor Sharon Weston Broome, Chief Murphy Paul, and Senior Pastor Dr. Mark Ellis.
WHO: United Excel Social Justice Institute; United Christian Faith Ministries
WHEN: Thursday, August 25, 7:00 PM
WHERE: United Christian Faith Ministries Main Sanctuary, 9229 N. Ridgewood Dr.
WHAT: Socially & Economically Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Workshop is an opportunity for small businesses owned by women, minorities, and veterans to learn about eligibility criteria to become a certified DBE, access capital and bonding, as well as best practices for seeking procurement opportunities.
WHO: Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, U.S Small Business Administration
WHEN: Friday, August 26, 10 AM-12 PM
WHERE: The Valdry Center for Philanthropy at Southern University, 598 Harding Blvd
WHAT: Lowering Incidents of Violence through Education. A program designed to leverage education, job readiness, and job placement to reduce violence and criminal activity in high-crime areas.
WHO: Cease Fire, District 5 Councilman Daryl Hurst, Baton Rouge Police Department, Baton Rouge Community College and Mayor Broome
WHEN: Friday, August 26, 5 PM
WHERE: BREC’s Cadillac Street Park Gym, 6117 Cadillac Street
WHAT: Brookstown Community Clean Up Day
WHO: District 5 Councilman Daryl Hurst
WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 9 AM-1 PM
WHERE: East Brookstown Park, 4900 E Brookstown Dr
WHAT: Employment and Resource Fair is an opportunity for community members to receive resume assistance, have on-site interviews for available jobs, and receive professional clothing if needed.
WHO: Fathers on a Mission
WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 10 AM-2 PM
WHERE: Park Medical Academy, 2680 Bogan Walk
WHAT: The Black Business Month Block Party is free and open to the public. This event features live performances, community resources, a market, food trucks, and more.
WHO: Baton Rouge Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce
WHEN: Sunday, August 28, 5 PM-8 PM
WHERE: Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd