Rising Tide X August 29th 2015

When: Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Where: Xavier University, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, LA 70125

Keynote speaker: civil rights activist Deray McKesson

Also featuring: Anne Rolfes, Bob Marshall, Jonathan Henderson and more

Panel discussions on Coastal Restoration, the Working Poor and Public Transportation (or lack of it), Domestic Violence and Social Services in  Post-Katrina New Orleans

The Melanated Writers Collective Presents: 10 Writers for 10 Years featuring Maurice Ruffin, Ambata Kazi-Nance, Gian Smith,  jewel bush

She’s Got Her Own: New Orleans Black Women Creating Their Own Spaces Online and in Print.

Battle to Save the Times-Picayune, Viewing & Discussion

The conference starts at 10 am

For further info check out their website:  http://risingtidenola.com/

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