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SEPTEMBER 2017 ISSUE

 

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Tulane University, Isaiah Institute Team Up To Host Mayoral Candidate Forum

From a press release The Isaiah Institute’s NOLA Student Leadership and Civic Engagement Project will hold a mayoral candidate forum from 4  p.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, Kendall Cram Ballroom on 20 McAlister Dr. Both candidates, LaToya Cantrell and Desiree Charbonnet, are confirmed to attend. A welcome reception will be held from 4:00-4:30

You Are What You Eat? Local Coalition Calls Out Tyson Foods Tycoon

By Morgan Lawrence Consumers recognize Tyson’s quick and easy frozen foods with their family friendly advertisements that show a bag of frozen chicken tenders filling a family of four. Although their products don’t dent your funds, they can deter your health. New Orleans’ Mighty Earth coalition decided to take action against pollution in the Gulf

Local New Orleans Groups, Businesses Campaign Against Tyson Foods’ Pollution

From a press release New Orleans will officially join the nation-wide campaign to hold America’s largest meat company accountable for the widespread water pollution affecting states from the Heartland to the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, Oct 11 from 11:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. at the Grow on Urban Farms; on Urquhart between Spain and St.

Mayor Landrieu, Councilmember Ramsey, and RTA Announce Funding for Canal Street Ferry Pedestrian Bridge

From a press release Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Councilmember Nadine Ramsey announced that the City and New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) have identified the funding necessary to move forward with a pedestrian bridge adjacent to the new Canal Street Ferry Terminal.  The pedestrian bridge will allow for ferry passengers and other pedestrians to cross
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