Events

Beyond Law Enforcement: Exploring Community-Based Strategies to Make New Orleans Safer

April 22, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) presented the second session of its special Breakfast Briefing series on public...

Lessons from the Data: Current Public Safety Trends and Factors that Influence Them

April 8, 2022

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research kicked off its special Breakfast Briefing Series on Public Safety. Session 1 of...

Leading Louisiana into 2022: A BGR Virtual Breakfast Briefing with Gov. John Bel Edwards

December 17, 2021

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards joined the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) for a Virtual Breakfast Briefing to discuss...

Inform Your Vote on the State Constitutional Amendments with BGR’s October 26 Virtual Breakfast Briefing

October 26, 2021

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted a virtual Breakfast Briefing featuring a panel discussion on Louisiana Constitutional...

Congressman Troy Carter Discusses Legislative Priorities at BGR Breakfast Briefing

August 18, 2021

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research hosted a virtual Breakfast Briefing with newly elected Louisiana Congressman Troy Carter. He...

BGR Participates in Webinar on Federal Pandemic Relief Funds for New Orleans

August 4, 2021

The City of New Orleans has received its first portion of federal pandemic relief funds through the American Rescue...

St. Tammany Leaders Discuss Important Issues Affecting the Parish at BGR Breakfast Briefing

March 24, 2021

Yesterday, the Bureau of Governmental Research kicked off its 2021 Breakfast Briefing Series with “The Vision for St. Tammany...

BGR Hosts March 23 Breakfast Briefing with St. Tammany Parish Leaders

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

March 9, 2021

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research will host a virtual breakfast briefing titled “The Vision for St. Tammany Parish:...

ICYMI: Watch Replay of Ford Foundation President Darren Walker’s Speech

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

February 11, 2021

NEW ORLEANS – On Feb. 9, the Bureau of Governmental Research hosted its annual luncheon, featuring Ford Foundation President...

Ford Foundation leader: Real societal change stems from attacking root causes of problems

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

February 10, 2021

Real philanthropy doesn’t just involve throwing money at societal problems, according to Ford Foundation President Darren Walker. Effective charitable...