WATCH: Mayor Broome, education leaders host panel discussion

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Key leaders in education are joined Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome in a live streamed panel discussion.

The discussion took place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 17.

The purpose of the event, Education on the Rise: A Commitment to Growth and Progress, was “to observe, highlight, and call attention to significant matters of education and community,” according to the press release.

Speakers on the panel included:

  • Dr. Sito Narcisse, EBR Schools
  • Dr. Ray L. Belton Sr., Southern University
  • Dr. Willie E. Smith Sr., BRCC
  • Dr. William F. Tate IV, LSU
  • Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome

“This is an important opportunity to hear from those who lead these vital institutions at this pivotal moment in time,” said Raymond Jetson, Chief Executive Catalyst at MetroMorphosis. “We expect to learn more about them, and their plans to drive progress and growth in education and beyond.”

MetroMorphosis, Capital Area Promise and the 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge sponsored the event.

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