New Orleans Events – Thursday, Jan. 15
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, Jan. 15.
FLOOD CONTROL – Board of Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority East meets, 9:30 a.m. Location: 1221 Elmwood Park, Harahan.
GAMING CONTROL BOARD — Louisiana Gaming Control Board meets, 10:00 a.m. Location: Capitol, House Committee Room 6.
FAIR HOUSING CONFERENCE — Former NAACP chairman Julian Bond is keynote speaker at Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center's 8th Annual Fit for King Conference, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The theme: “Looking Back, Looking Forward: 20 Years of Fair Housing.” Conference is free; registration required, www.fitforking.org. Location: Carver Theater, 2101 Orleans Ave., New Orleans.
SMALL BUSINESS — The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, led by Chairman David Vitter, will hold a field hearing to discuss how businesses are navigating Obamacare implementation, 2:00 p.m. Location: Bossier Parish Community College, 6220 East Texas St., Bossier City.
POLICE VIOLENCE DISCUSSION — Panel discussions on police violence, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dillard University, Georges Auditorium, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans.
PRISONERS-RE-ENTRY — Forty-nine people graduate from the Southeast Regional Re-Entry Center's program for inmates re-entering society, 5:00 p.m. Location: 819 South Broad St., New Orleans.