Retired Gen. Russell Honore will lead a Hurricane Katrina commemoration breakfast at Xavier University on Saturday with speakers from New Orleans and surrounding communities giving updates on the fight for environmental justice in Louisiana and the upcoming 2015 legislative session.
See the full press release below for more information:
General Honore to lead GreenARMY Katrina Commemoration Breakfast
Reflections on Legislative Session and Planning for 2015
WHO: General Russell Honore and his GreenARMY, area legislators. Speakers will include representatives from New Orleans communities and St. Rose who are experiencing or working to prevent the impacts of pollution.
Archbishop Gregory Aymond will attend and lead a prayer in his capacity as a spiritual leader of New Orleans.
WHEN: Saturday, August 30th, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
WHAT: The GreenARMY is gathering to
Reflect on victories and challenges
Share and discuss environmental justice struggles faced by Louisiana communities
Unite the GreenARMY under our shared vision for clean air, clean water, and healthy communities
Prepare for the upcoming legislative session
WHERE: Xavier Administration Auditorium
1 Drexel Dr. (corner of Pine and Drexel)
New Orleans, Louisiana
WHY: People around the state are facing challenges of depleted air, water and land. The GreenARMY is working to change this.