News Flash

Mayor's Press Releases

Posted on: April 7, 2020

Mayor Broome Addresses Financial Planning Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

BATON ROUGE, La. — April 7, 2020 — Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced a series of online workshops Tuesday to educate residents on financial planning and applying for assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of these online workshops is to raise awareness about the importance of financial literacy and the need for effective financial education in light of the rollout of the federal stimulus checks to the public.

Baton Rouge-based non-profits are partnering with Mayor Broome’s office to launch the series of online financial literacy workshops. They include: Capital Area United Way, Hope Ministries, Junior League of Baton Rouge, Louisiana Jump Start, and the EmployBR Program.

These online workshops are designed to help families with financial planning and educate them on how to gauge the longevity of their anticipated stimulus checks. These checks will be distributed to qualified recipients starting in mid-April.

Online Financial Planning Workshops:

  1. April 14: Demystifying COVID-19 Stimulus Checks
  2. April 16: Creating and Managing a COVID-19 Budget
  3. April 21: Securing Relief Services during COVID-19
  4. April 23: Breaking Down the Unemployment Process
  5. April 28: Creating a Game Plan for an Emergency Reserve
  6. April 30: Assessing Spending Habits During COVID-19 and Beyond, A New Normal for Money Management

Details for how to access the online workshops will be announced in the coming days.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Mayor's Press Releases

Mayor Broome Announces Citizen Data Academy

Posted on: September 22, 2020

Geaux Get Healthy Launches Year Three

Posted on: September 21, 2020

Mayor Broome Declares Parish-Wide Emergency

Posted on: September 13, 2020

Stormwater Master Plan Virtual Open House

Posted on: September 2, 2020

City-Parish Buildings Remain Closed

Posted on: August 25, 2020

Mayor Broome to Extend Mask Order

Posted on: July 28, 2020

Tropical Weather Trending

Posted on: July 23, 2020

Real Time Crime Center Gets Major Donation

Posted on: December 11, 2019

Baton Rouge Healthy Food Retail Initiative

Posted on: November 20, 2019

2019 Capital Region Veterans Parade

Posted on: November 11, 2019

STATEMENT BY THE MAYOR-PRESIDENT

Posted on: October 22, 2019

Baton Rouge Veteran’s Parade 2019

Posted on: October 7, 2019

STATEMENT BY THE MAYOR-PRESIDENT

Posted on: October 7, 2019

Mayor Broome Kicks Off MOVEBR Program

Posted on: September 24, 2019

STATEMENT BY THE MAYOR-PRESIDENT

Posted on: August 19, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry Updates

Posted on: July 14, 2019

Invest 92L Preparations

Posted on: July 9, 2019

Gulf Tropical Disturbance Update

Posted on: July 8, 2019

STATEMENT BY THE MAYOR-PRESIDENT

Posted on: May 30, 2019

STATEMENT BY THE MAYOR-PRESIDENT

Posted on: April 24, 2019

STATEMENT BY THE MAYOR-PRESIDENT

Posted on: March 27, 2019

MOHSEP Monitoring Rising Mississippi River

Posted on: February 28, 2019

STATEMENT BY THE MAYOR-PRESIDENT

Posted on: February 4, 2019

Mayor Broome Announces SKYWARN Training

Posted on: December 4, 2018

Essay Contest for Local Middle Schoolers

Posted on: September 11, 2018

Mayor Broome Creates Blight Strike Team

Posted on: February 16, 2018

Metro Council Approves 2018 Budget

Posted on: December 12, 2017