Registration Open For 2019 Empowerment And Policy Conference

NEW ORLEANS – Registration is now open for the inaugural Empowerment and Policy Conference, powered by the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus and the Urban League of Louisiana. This two-day statewide convening is designed to examine systems and influence policy decisions that will positively impact African Americans in Louisiana. Details were shared in a press release.

WHAT: 2019 Empowerment and Policy Conference

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 27 – Saturday, Sept. 28

WHERE: Hyatt Regency New Orleans Hotel – New Orleans

The Conference will provide a platform for local, state, and national thought leaders, policy makers, community leaders, and residents to discuss, debate, and advance conversation and thinking about a multitude of issues that are of importance to African Americans in Louisiana.
Our featured speakers include:
  • Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League
  • Angela Rye, CNN political commentator
  • Bakari Sellers, CNN political commentator
  • Members of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus
  • Judy Reese Morse, Urban League of Louisiana president and CEO
  • Thought and community leaders from across the state
Visit the conference website for updates as we announce more!

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The conference will feature panels including:

  • Creating an Environment for African Americans to Thrive in Louisiana
  • Mental Health: The Stigma that Stops Us
  • $3.5 Billion…That’s Billion with a “B”
  • Intersection of Race, Identity, and Mission
  •  . . . AND MORE
Visit the Empowerment and Policy Conference website to view the Conference Agenda, hotel details, ticket information, and stay up to date on all of the conference news.

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