New Orleans Business Alliance, Mayor Cantrell, City of New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways & Partners to Announce Green Infrastructure Employment Opportunity

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) will be joined by Mayor LaToya Cantrell, the City of New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways and AdvancingCities grant partners to announce a training and job placement opportunity for the city’s green infrastructure industry at a press conference on Tuesday, June 13, at 11 a.m. at the Parks and Parkways office.

The announcement is part of the AdvancingCities initiative, a $5 million grant program funded by JPMorgan Chase to strengthen the city’s economic and climate resilience. As one of seven selected cities, New Orleans is making a historic investment into blue-green infrastructure, providing pathways to new career opportunities for residents and contract opportunities for local small businesses.

WHO:
Mayor LaToya Cantrell
NOLABA Interim President & CEO, Louis David
City of New Orleans Director of Economic Development, Jeffrey Schwartz
JPMorgan Chase Managing Director, Greg Rattler
City of New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways Director, Michael Karam
Delgado Community College Director of Workforce Development, Arlanda Williams, Ph.D.
Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development Director, Sunae Villavaso
Thrive New Orleans Executive Director, Chuck Morse

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WHAT: Press conference announcing employment opportunity in green infrastructure industry.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 13, at 11 a.m.

WHERE: City of New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways, 1 Green Parade Lane, New Orleans, LA 70112

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