New Orleans Events – Wednesday, Nov. 1

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, Nov. 1.



Wednesday, Nov. 1 – New Orleans City Council President Jason Williams and Councilmembers discuss the 'need for a $1 million 2018 Budget allocation for early childhood education', requested by President Williams, via press conference, 9:30 a.m.

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


Wednesday, Nov. 1 – New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation Stake Out for Justice, 11:30 a.m.

Location: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA.


Wednesday, Nov. 1 – New Orleans Mayor Mitchell Landrieu's Office of Economic Development Business Information Session, featuring presentations by New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce and TruFund Financial Services, 1:30 p.m.

Location: Norman Mayer Library, 3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA.


Wednesday, Nov. 1 – Trumpeter James Andrews leads a second-line parade through New Orleans dedicated to Antoine 'Fats' Domino following the musician's Oct. 25 death at the age of 89. The parade, 5:00 p.m., travels from Vaughan's Lounge to Domino's Lower 9th Ward home, which has become an impromptu street memorial since his death, and back again, and is followed by a tribute concert featuring baritone sax player Roger Lewis and tenor sax player Elliott 'Stackman' Callier.

Location: Vaughan's Lounge, 4229 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA.


Wednesday, Nov. 1 – Court Watch NOLA Criminal Justice Reform Reception, including presentation of the Lynne and Jerome Goldman Criminal Justice Reform Awards to Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Philanthropist and Community Advocate for Criminal Justice Susan Gundlach, 6:00 p.m.

Location: 1320 Valence St, New Orleans, LA.


Wednesday, Nov. 1 – Friday, Nov. 3 – TEDWomen conference, 'Bridges.'

Location: Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA.



Thursday, Nov. 2 – Tribute to National Urban League President and CEO and former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial, to celebrate his 25 years of public service and examine the impact of his work on New Orleans, Louisiana and the nation, 6:00 p.m. Includes premiere of short film, 'A Legacy of Change,' on the life and legacy of Morial. Attendees include Morial, Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Johnson, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh president and CEO Esther Bush, Urban League of Louisiana president and CEO Erika McConduit, National Urban League Washington Bureau executive director Don Cravins, Jr., and Las Vegas Urban League president and CEO Kevin Hooks

Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, LA.


Thursday, Nov. 2 – Emerge Louisiana launch event, with Emerge America founder and president Andrea Dew Steele and Kentucky state Rep. Attica Scott, an Emerge Kentucky alumna, 6:00 p.m. Emerge America works to recruit and train Democratic women to run for office.

Location: Basin St. Station, 501 Basin St., New Orleans, LA.


Friday, Nov. 3 – Sunday, Nov. 5 – American Accounting Association Diversity Section Meeting

Location: Royal Sonesta New Orleans, 300 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA.



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