The purpose of the Baton Rouge Council on Human Relations are: To foster mutual understanding and acceptance among all persons in the area; to discourage discrimination based on race, age gender, religion, or national or ethnic group membership;쯳pan>to counteract prejudice and discrimination directed toward any person or group; to seek to remove impediments to equality of opportunity, especially for those in poverty; and to cooperate with appropriate local, state, regional, national and international agencies in the attainment of these purposes.
10/19/99 ࠠࠠ School Vouchers ᠳtep for Better Education?
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Rick Omdal -- PAR
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Noel Hammatt --
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Rev. Donald Avery 쳴1:place
Univ. Presbyterian Church, 60 persons attended
2/15/00ࠠࠠ༯span>Children in Poverty
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Randy Ewing -- Past President Louisiana Senate
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Sandra Adams -- Maternal & Child Health Coalition
ﳰan>ࠠࠠ Gwen Hamilton -- Governorèildrenábinet
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Jay Dardenne -- State Senator
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Sharon Weston Broome --State Representative
ﳰan>ࠠࠠ Beth Courtney -- President LA Public Broadcasting,쯳pan>Moderator
with Council for a Better
9/14/200ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Open Board & Membership meeting to discuss priorities
10/10/00 ࠠࠠ Tax Reform
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Jim Richardson --Director, LSU Public Administration
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Jim Brandt --쯳pan>President,쯳pan>Public Affairs Research Council쯳pan>(PAR)
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Karen Anderson쯳pan>-- News Director, WRKF, Moderator
Univ. Presbyterian church
3/15/01ࠠࠠ༯span>Is there life after LEAP test
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Mary Louise Jones 쳴1:place
ﳰan>ࠠࠠ Margaret Pereboom --쯳pan>Child Psychologist and Children튁dvocate
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Patricia Smith, --
10/30/01ࠠࠠ쯳pan> Does Criminal Justice System Serve All?
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Dr. Cecile Guin
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Roberta Madden 㯭munity Policing, |Community Policing Respondent
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Lt. Co. H.쯳pan>Whitehorn 졍 State Police, Race and Law Enforcement Respondent
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Linda Grayson 쳴1:City w:st="on">
Rev. Jennifer Jones쯳pan>-- Working Interfaith Network,쯳pan>What can we do Respondent
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Richard Haymaker 㰡n style='mso-spacerun:yes'>쯳pan>LSU Dept of Physics and Astronomy,༯span>Moderator
3/20/02ࠠࠠ༯span>Working from Poverty to Promise 䁎F
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Rev. Mark Barwick ﲧanizer,쯳pan>Bread for the World Renewal and Reform
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Ann Williamson -- Asst. Sec, La
Dept. of Human Serv. How it is Working in
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Becky Rainer and Ms. James 沩ends for Families༯span>Improving Grass Roots
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Susan Hymel 㯮sultant, MEDAL, One project that is working
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Rep. Wm Daniel & Sen. Kip Holden
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Dena Morrison 쳴1:Street w:st="on">Family Road쯳pan>Moderator
Co-sponsored with Bread for the World, BR chapter Catholic Community Services, Bienville House, YWCA, AFL/CIO,꼯span>Human Relations Consortium,꼯span>Greater BR Fed. Of Churches and Synagogues.쯳pan>Turnout 100,쯳pan>noted importance of involving other groups in planning.
4/8/02࠼/span>襠Act To Leave No Child Behindﺰ>
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President, Childrenĥfense Fund
Co-Sponsored with the Greater Baton Rouge Childrenïalition
Hundreds of people turned out.
Auditorium at the
Speaking in favor:쯳pan>
Danny Shelton, Catholic
Fanny Godwin, Citizen Activist;༯span>
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Fred Skelton, American Federation of Teachers
Moderator: Patrice Niquille,
05/08/03ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Issues Facing the Next Governor
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Economic Development:쯳pan>Skip Smart, Asst. Sec. Dept. of쯳pan>Economic Development
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>State Finances: ﳰan>John Rombach, Legislative Fiscal Officer, Legislative Fiscal office
Poverty and Race: Doug Leyda, Bd.
Member The Greater
Clausen, President, The
Moderator:༯span>Karen Henderson,쯳pan>News Director, WRKF
Co-sponsored by The Greater
2/19/04ࠠࠠ༯span>Open Board & Membership Meeting
ࠠࠠࠠࠠ࠼/span>Speaker:༯span>Dr. Annette Bookter,쯳pan>Human Resources Director, East Baton Rouge꼯span>City-Parish Government
4/20/04 ࠠࠠ쯳pan>⾓tand up for Children⡬ly on Capitol Steps, Governor Blanco speaker
ࠠࠠ쯳pan>Co-sponsored with the Greater Baton Rouge Childrenïalition.༯span>Hundreds of people attended.쯳pan>About 70 more organizations joined as partners.
BRCHR Papers: Preserved in a special collection at the LSU Library, created by Paul Burns in 1998.༯span>(There is a link on our web site.쯳pan>
Bylaws:༯span>last revised in 1992 .