Mayor Broome declares Day of Mourning and Fasting

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome joins mayors across the country in recognizing Monday, June 1, as a National Day of Mourning and Lament to mark the death of 100,000 people in the U.S. from COVID-19.
She will host a dial-in Prayer Vigil at 8am on Monday, June 1. Participants can join at 1-408-418-9388, access code: 966 112 656.
Broome and The Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge invite the public to join in acknowledging the suffering, praying together for the healing of the nation, and recommitting to the difficult work ahead.