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Mayor's Office Hosts Summer of Hope Workshops on Writing Proposals

BATON ROUGE, La. — Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome's Office is proactively engaging the community in addressing the recent surge in violent crime with the launch of the Summer of Hope initiative. As part of this comprehensive effort, the office is conducting a series of workshops aimed at equipping individuals and organizations with the necessary skills to effectively draft requests for proposals (RFPs).

Scheduled for next week, these workshops are designed to provide attendees with in-depth insights and practical guidance on navigating the RFP process successfully. Participants will learn how to articulate their community needs and project ideas clearly, thereby increasing their chances of securing grants or other forms of assistance to enhance community safety.

The hands-on workshops will take place at various locations throughout the city to ensure accessibility for all interested parties. The sessions will be held at the following times and locations:

  • Date & Time: Monday, April 1, 2024

  • 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St.

  • 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace Ave.

  • 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.: River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St.

Community members and organizations passionate about contributing to the Summer of Hope initiative or seeking support for their community safety projects are strongly encouraged to attend these informative workshops.

By organizing these workshops, Mayor Broome's administration demonstrates its unwavering commitment to empowering and engaging the community in addressing critical issues and fostering a safer, more resilient Baton Rouge during the Summer of Hope.

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