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Urban Congress seeks to create better outcomes for Black males through annual convening, April 13

Urban Congress seeks to create better outcomes for Black males through annual convening, April 13

The Urban Congress on African American Males – a strategic initiative of Baton Rouge nonprofit organization, MetroMorphosis, will host its fourth annual General Convening, Saturday April 13 at the McKinley Alumni Center, 1520 Thomas H. Delpit Drive, Baton Rouge. The theme of the convening, “The Village Renewed,” is attributed to the continued pursuit of partnership and collaboration in the work of transforming social systems that negatively impact African-American males in Baton Rouge.

“The key to [the convening] remains the people in the room who are committed to creating a different narrative and experience for the Black males around us,” said Raymond Jetson,  chief executive catalyst at MetroMorphosis. “This day is about the village coming together and renewing itself. It is a time to strengthen existing partnerships and build new ones. It’s an opportunity to recognize people and organizations who are making a real difference.”

For more information on the Urban Congress on African American Males and the General Convening, visit www.theurbancongress.com.

WHEN:
Saturday, April 13
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE:
McKinley Alumni Center, 1520 Thomas H. Delpit Drive, Baton Rouge.

WHO:
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards,

East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome 
Benjamin Evans, Co-Founder and National Fellowship Director of BMe Community – a national movement of people of all races and genders dedicated to building more caring and prosperous communities together.

 

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