New Orleans, LA Community Summit

Event Name

New Orleans GradNation Community Summit

Event Description

Youth, parents, and community based organizations came together on November 14-15 to participate in the New Orleans’ GradNation Community Summit. The two-day summit was organized by the New Orleans Kid Partnership as part of America’s Promise Alliance’s GradNation Campaign. Over the course of two days, 60-70 participants attended a series of workshops and discussions at the Louisiana Children’s Museum in order to determine how to better serve the young people in their community.

Summit Summary

Event Date and Time

November 14-15, 2014 Town Hall: Friday 5-8 p.m.; Community Solutions Session: Saturday 9-Noon 

Event Location

Louisiana Children’s Museum, 420 Julia Street

Convening Organization:

New Orleans Kids Partnership:

Additional Details

Local Sponsors & Co-Conveners

Partnership for Youth Development

Notable speakers

  • Leo Marsh, AT&T
  • Christy Reeves, Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Eric Jensen, Partnership for Youth Development