Focus is an intensive two-day course covering key regional topics that define the challenges, opportunities, and future of the region. A class of emerging leaders and established professionals will learn through presentations, activities, and facilitated discussions the cultural, economic, civic, and social landscape to which they are committing themselves.

Registration is Open Fall Cohort of FOCUS
November 7-8, 2019
Congratulations to our Spring 2019 NORLI FOCUS Cohort!

Thank you to the Greater New Orleans Foundation for hosting our inaugural two-day program, Baptist Community Ministries for supporting, and special thanks to the incisive and eye-opening presentations from Richard Campanella, Evie Poitevent Sanders and Michael Hecht of GNO Inc., Andy Kopplin of GNOF, Liana Elliott of Mayor Cantrell’s Office, Lamar Gardere of The Data Center, Mark Romig of the New Orleans Marketing and Tourism Corporation, Superintendent John White of the Louisiana Dept. of Education, Stephanie Powell of the YLC, and Michelle Payne of the United Way of Southeast Louisiana!

Special Thanks to Ronnie Slone for his hard work and great facilitation of the program!!


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