Mayor Broome announces MLK Holiday BR

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announces MLK Holiday BR, a week of service coming to the capital city to honor the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr starting January 12.

“My vision is to create a united celebration for the entire city of Baton Rouge, setting aside a week to honor Dr. King’s legacy of leadership, collaboration, progress, and service,” said Mayor Broome.

The goal is to use the MLK Holiday BR events as a launching pad for year-round service with community partners, develop ways to stimulate engagement and conversation throughout the city, and encourage collaboration, progress, and service.

For more information about MLK Holiday BR service projects and events, visit

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