New Orleans Events – Thursday, July 21, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, July 21, 2016.



Thursday, Jul. 21 – BGR breakfast briefing with University of New Orleans President Dr. John Nicklow on 'Revitalizing the University of New Orleans,' 8:00 a.m.

Location: Pan American Life Center, 601 Poydras St., New Orleans.


Thursday, Jul. 21 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards hosts and participates in blood drive honoring the law enforcement officers killed in the Baton Rouge shootings. The blood drive is open to all state employees and members of the public, 8:30 a.m.

Location: State Capitol parking lot, N. 3rd St., State Capitol Dr., Baton Rouge, LA.


Thursday, Jul. 21 – Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Superintendents' Advisory Council, 9:00 a.m.

Location: Claiborne Building, 1201 N. Third St., Baton Rouge, LA.


Thursday, Jul. 21 – New Orleans regular council meeting, discussing the transfer of funds for the Psychiatric Recidivism Prevention Program and an upcoming election for the Sewerage and Water Board, 10:00 a.m.

Location: City Council Chamber, City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans.


Thursday, Jul. 21 – Local urban-renewal organization MetroMorphosis host press conference addressing issues facing African American males in Baton Rouge, LA, 10:00 a.m.

Location: Baton Rouge Community College, 201 Community College Dr., Baton Rouge, LA.


Thursday, Jul. 21 – Orleans Parish School Board unification community meeting, to discuss next steps for developing the Unification Transition Plan, 5:30 p.m.

Location: KIPP Central City Academy, 2514 Third St., New Orleans.


Thursday, Jul. 21 – NOAA public meeting on the proposal to expand Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary to protect additional Gulf of Mexico habitat, 5:30 p.m. The plan lays out five expansion scenarios, ranging from no expansion of the 56-square-mile sanctuary, to one bringing it to a total of 935-square-miles. In NOAA's preferred scenario, the sanctuary would expand to 383-square-miles to include 15 reefs and banks that provide habitat for recreationally and commercially important fish, as well as a home to 15 threatened or endangered species of whales, sea turtles, and corals.

Location: Estuarine Habitats and Coastal Fisheries Center, 646 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette, LA.


Thursday, Jul. 21 – Monday, Jul. 25 – American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Annual Colloquium.

Location: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans.



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