Registration is now open for the Citizens’ Climate Lobby 2023 Regional Conference, and it’s in New Orleans this year. I’m proud to note that we’re hosting it at Xavier University of Louisiana! I hope everyone in GNOICC who is interested in getting involved in grassroots climate lobbying will register and attend.
Common Ground: Building Resilience from Communities to Coastlines
Join us at Xavier University in New Orleans on October 7th for a day of inspiration and connection where we’ll learn about climate impacts on our vulnerable Gulf Coast communities, what is being done about it, and how we can get involved and make our voices and actions count.
When: Saturday, October 7th 9 am to 5 pm with a cocktail mixer featuring Scott Johnson and his quartet from 5:30 pm to 7 pm
Where: Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans
Tickets: Early Bird Registration is $45 until August 25th, regular price is $65, students are $10. We want everyone who wants to come to have access. If you need assistance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: While our conference agenda is under development, our speakers and breakouts currently include a keynote by Davante Lewis, Louisiana State Commissioner, Dr. Elliott Washington from Texas A&M Prairie View speaking about sustainable forestry, as well as panels featuring the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, the National Wildlife Federation, the Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development, the Gulf Center for Equitable Climate Resilience with more to come. Stick around after the conference for our cocktail mixer featuring some amazing New Orleans jazz from Scott Johnson and his quartet. (Scott is a regular member of Delfeayo Marsalis’ Uptown Jazz Orchestra among many other accomplishments.)
We will update the Eventbrite registration page (see REGISTER button, above) with agenda details as they are finalized, so you can check back there later.
We have a block of rooms reserved at the Troubadour in New Orleans ($165/night for two queens or a king).