Monday, February 22, 2010

Panel Discussion: New Orleans’ Future and its Next Mayor

This Thursday, February 25, from 6:30-8:30pm, the New Orleans Public Library will host a discussion on the future of New Orleans and the leadership of its next mayor.

Speakers include:
*WDSU investigative reporter Travers Mackel
*Times-Picayune reporter Stephanie Grace
*Civil rights attorney and Louisiana Justice Institute director Tracie Washington
*Educator and activist Dr. Elliot Willard

Writer and Free Southern Theatre veteran James Borders will moderate the panel, and the program will begin with a performance by Greer Goff Mendy and the Tekrema Center. Samplings of unique New Orleans cuisine will also be served.

The event will be held at the New Orleans Public Library, Main Branch, at 219 Loyola Avenue.

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