BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud) – The 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge to host “NOT FROM THIS HOUSE”, a citywide convening calling 500 black fathers and sons together for an in-depth conversation surrounding gun violence in black communities.

This will include an open session of our newest anti-violence youth program “Respect 4 Life” Program.

The event will have guest speakers and break-out session geared toward solutions around gun violence in the community.

Dr. Freddie Haynes of Friendship-West Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas will be our keynote speaker and Southern University’s Athletic Director Roman Banks along with Southern University and A&M College’s Athletic Department will be joining us as special guests.

The town hall will be Wednesday, August 3rd at 6 p.m. at Glen Oaks High School.