New Orleans Events – Thursday, July 27

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, July 27.



Thursday, Jul. 27 – New Orleans City Council meeting, 10:00 a.m. Agenda includes voting on proposed text and map amendments to the Master Plan, receiving a presentation on the second annual African American Wellness Walk, consideration of ordinance regarding disclosure of police records, and consideration of a series of ordinances relative to funding for the new low barrier homeless shelter.

Location: New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans, LA.


Thursday, Jul. 27 – New Orleans Health Department's Behavioral Health Council holds Behavioral Health Public Forum to address the mental health and substance abuse needs of the community, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Lakeview Christian Center, 5885 Fleur De Lis Dr., New Orleans, LA.


Thursday, Jul. 27 – Port of New Orleans Board of Commissioners meeting, 11:00 a.m.

Location: 1350 Port of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.


Thursday, Jul. 27 – Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District Board meeting, 1:00 p.m.

Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Dr., New Orleans, LA.


Thursday, Jul. 27 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu participates in talk hosted by EngageNOLA regarding civic engagement, 5:30 p.m.

Location: New Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, LA.



Friday, Jul. 28 – Louisiana Department of Health and the Louisiana Workforce Commission host a Workforce Summit to help providers who deliver services to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and the aging population, 9:00 a.m.

Location: Louisiana Department of Health’s Bienville Building, 628 N. 4th St., Baton Rouge, LA.


Friday, Jul. 28 – Tuesday, Aug. 1 – Annual National Association of Real Estate Brokers Convention focusing on “increased black home-ownership.” Speakers include Democratic Reps. Cedric Richmond and Emanuel Cleaver, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt and National Urban League President Marc Morial.

Location: InterContinental Hotel, 444 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA.


Saturday, Jul. 29 – National Association of Real Estate Brokers' Community Wealth Building Day, 9:30 a.m.

Location: Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Dr., New Orleans, LA.


Saturday, Jul. 29 – City of New Orleans’ Youth Study Center hosts a job fair, 10:00 a.m.

Location: 1100 Milton St., New Orleans, LA.


Saturday, Jul. 29 – 'Put Housing First Rally' hosted by Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance, as part of the National Low Income Housing Coalition's 'Our Homes, Our Voices' week of action, with events and activities held across the country to call for increased federal investments in affordable housing and community development.

Location: New Orleans, LA.


Saturday, Jul. 29 – Tuesday, Aug. 1 – Disabled American Veterans 2017 National Convention, including presentation of Employment Awards.

Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA.


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