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Together Louisiana: 2014 Statewide Issues Conference

Together Louisiana

Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

Baton Rouge, LA

Together Louisiana: 2014 Statewide Issues Conference

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Statewide Issues Conference

Saturday, February 15th, 2014, 10am to 4pm

Shiloh Baptist Church, Baton Rouge, LA

A statewide gathering of faith and community from across our State for analysis and education on key that will be dealt with in the 2014 legislative session.


Speakers and Presenters Include: 

  • Mr. John Barry, renowned historian and leading figure behind a wetlands-related lawsuit, on the Wetlands and the Environment in Louisiana.
  • Mr. David Hood, former LA Sec of Health and Hospitals, on Healthcare and Medicaid Expansion.
  • Judge Fredericka "Ricky" Wicker, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal and LA Sentencing Commission, on Mass Incarceration in Louisiana.
  • Mr. Jan Moller, Louisiana Budget, on the State Budget and its Tax Giveaways.
  • Dr. John Anderson, Faculty Senate President at the Univ. of LA at Monroe, on Higher Ed Funding. 
  • General Russel Honore on the role of citizen leadership at this moment in our state. 

"Civic Academies" Covering:

  • Payday Lending in Louisiana
  • Our State Budget and its Tax Giveaways
  • Crime & Mass Incarceration in Louisiana
  • Healthcare, the Uninsured & Medicaid Expansion
  • Higher Education Funding in Louisiana
  • Work, Wages & Economic Inequality in Louisiana
  • The Wetlands & Environmental Issues in Louisiana

 

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Shiloh Baptist Church
185 Eddie Robinson Sr. Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)


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Together Louisiana

Together Louisiana is a statewide network of more than 125 religious congregations and citizens' organizations across Louisiana, representing more than 150,000 people. We seek to be a voice for citizens across our state, research issues and taking action to improve the quality of life for all Louisiana residents.

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