What's what BR

Have a question? Want updates on your favorite businesses around town? Need information on COVID-19? Or, maybe you just want to keep up with what’s happening around the community? Whichever your reasoning, What’s What, BR? is the place for you to find all of those things and more. Providing real, local information that affects our community, What’s What’s, BR? is your go-to location to stay in the know about what’s going on in Baton Rouge. What’s What, BR? is full of community members who are coming together to talk about what makes our community so special, while also providing resources, updates, and even fun.

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Latest Episodes

What’s What BR with Sarah Tranchina of CASA

In this episode of What’s What BR, CASA BR comes back on the show with Sarah Tranchina to share with us their on going efforts to recruit volunteers.

Given the state Louisiana is in right now, CASA has opened training for volunteers online.

Interested to know more about becoming a volunteer and fostering? visit https://www.casabr.org/

What’s What BR With Mayor-President Sharon Broome

In this episode of What’s What BR, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome gives us the COVID-19 update and discusses about the need for preventive measures and the importance of proper water management.

What’s What BR with Kati Morse of Hammond Downtown Development District

In this episode of What’s What BR, Kati Morse, Assistant Director of Hammond Downtown Development District, shares the return of their Downtown Hammond tradition and one of South Louisiana’s most anticipated annual events, Hot August Night!

This year’s event will take place Friday, August 27, 2021 from 5:30pm-10:00pm. Since they couldn’t celebrate last year as they turned 25 years, this year’s event will be bigger, better, and will celebrate the mark of their 25 years!

What’s What BR with Dr. Sito Narcisse of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System

In this episode of What’s What BR, Dr. Sito Narcisse comes back on the show to give us an update on EBR school system.

Exciting things are brewing at EBR parish school system! With plans of opening a school for visual performing arts, building a new school in South Baton Rouge to provide more opportunities in that city, Professional development for teachers, principals, and even EBR Schools TV!

Listen to the full episode to hear it straight from Dr. Narcisse to find out what more you can expect and how to engage with them!

What’s What BR with Mayor-President Sharon Broome

In this episode of What’s What BR, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome gives us the details on the program – “Go Get Healthy”

The Mayor’s office has been partnering with different organizations to make things happen.

The Go Get Healthy program aims to be able to provide local food security.

$175,000 in grants have been provided to focus on Go Get Healthy goals so they can increase the opportunity for people to have affordable and nutritious food within their communities.

Listen to the full podcast to hear more about this and other updates!

What’s What BR with Edgardo Tenreiro of Baton Rouge General

In this episode of What’s What BR, Baton Rouge General CEO, Edgardo Tenreiro shares with us how everyone in Baton Rouge General was able to really come together during the pandemic to get things moving and make things happen.

Edgardo also shares about their upcoming project at Baton Rouge General and updates in Hospital tech innovation!

Listen to the full podcast to know more about it and get to know more about Baton Rouge General.

What’s What BR with Lucas Spielfogel of the Baton Rouge Youth Coalition

In this episode of What’s What BR, Lucas Spielfogel of the Baton Rouge Youth Coalition educates us about what they do and their current open application.

BRYC provides Fellows the best college-preparatory and persistence resources money can buy — for free — so they can maximize the value of their degrees, build wealth, and interrupt generational poverty cycles.

If you’re interested in partnering with BRYC, they’re currently accepting applications but you have to be quick since it closes on July 1!

Listen to the full podcast to know if you’re eligible and how you can get started.

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