Aug 282014
 
Lt. Gen. Russell Honore speaks in February at the First Unitarian Universalist Church in New Orleans. (UptownMessenger.com file photo by Robert Morris)

Lt. Gen. Russell Honore speaks in February at the First Unitarian Universalist Church in New Orleans. (UptownMessenger.com file photo by Robert Morris)

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

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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.

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  • pfvayda

    wish he would run for govrernor!

    • m perkins

      I second the motion. mp

      • pfvayda

        Honore is an honorable man who knows how to lead! How to get things done. I’d vote for him.

        • Lyle Luquette

          He never stepped on the battlefield…….ever

    • Lyle Luquette

      That is a terrible idea.