New Orleans Events – Friday, Feb. 27

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, Feb. 27.


FRENCH COLLOQUIUM — The LSU Department of French Studies to host the International Colloquium In 20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies. Location: Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center Downtown Hotel, Lafayette Street.


FAMILY SUMMIT — Southern University, PICO Louisiana and The Micah Project present a Summit on Louisiana Families of Color, 9:00 a.m. –2:30 p.m. Location: Southern University, Research and Extension Center, Baton Rouge.


LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE – UNIVERSITY OF MEXICO — Signing of a memorandum of agreement between the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the Instituto Tecnologico de Centla (Tabasco, Mexico), 9:00 a.m. Location: Louisiana-Lafayette Alumni Center, 600 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette.


BUDGET – BARBARA NORTON — State Rep. Barbara Norton will hold a press conference to discuss legislation she will introduce to address the state's $1.6 billion budget shortfall, 9:00 a.m. Location: Mooretown Community Library, 4360 Hollywood Ave., Shreveport.


TEACHER AWARD — A DeSoto Parish teacher will get an unrestricted $25,000 Milken Educator Award during a surprise school wide assembly. The teacher is Louisiana's sole recipient of the award, 10:00 a.m. Location: North DeSoto Elementary 3-5, 2535 Highway 171, Stonewall.




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