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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Mayor Broome to Host Education Town Hall

Baton Rouge, La. – June 15, 2020 — Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome will host a virtual town hall on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 6 p.m. that will feature education leaders from the Baton Rouge community.

The program, entitled “Keeping the Promise Town Hall – Part II,” will discuss the academic and financial needs of students throughout the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.

Keeping the Promise Town Hall – Part II will feature Dr. Jan Laughinghouse of Capital Area Human Services; Tirza Fernandez-Brazier of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System; Erin Bradford of iCare; Ebony Holmes of the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance; Dr. Runell J. King of Southern University; Daniel Barrow of Louisiana State University; Taishieka Davis of Southern University; and Miracle Davis of Baton Rouge Community College.

The panel will discuss mental health support for students, support services for K-12 students, the college admissions process, COVID-19 updates for TOPS Award recipients, and Financial Aid/FAFSA information.

Attendees can register for this event here. The webinar will also stream on Mayor Broome’s Facebook page.

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