Mitch Landrieu 13 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 19 - 5:42pm What Reparations for Slavery Might Look Like in 2019 via @PatcohenNYT@nytimeshttps://t.co/qaqZ6nZSOY Mitch Landrieu 15 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 19 - 3:29pm RT @nytimes: There's no direct template for reparations for descendants of enslaved African-Americans, but Americans have received compensation for historical injustices before. Here's a look at what happened in those cases. https://t.co/IP5PD4B9a5 Mitch Landrieu 15 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 19 - 3:28pm RT @BarackObama: Outside the Oval Office, I kept a painting of a small crowd huddled around a pocketwatch, waiting for the moment the Emancipation Proclamation took effect. On Juneteenth, we celebrate the anniversary of that news - freedom - reaching slaves in Texas. And something more: https://t.co/kSkLHbfnc3
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 6:21pm RT @RepEspaillat: We embrace friends & loved ones of the victims & survivors of the tragedy at Emanuel A.M.E. Church. Hate never wins & we stand united in our efforts to fight racism & bigotry to bring forth comprehensive #gunreform once and for all. https://t.co/FfJRww49D9 via @ESSENCE Mitch Landrieu 2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 5:48pm As I learned in my 8 yrs as #NOLA mayor, your job is to find solutions. Mayors can’t wait around for politicians in Washington to make decisions for their residents. Our mayors are getting the job done. https://t.co/nk3vg9n5jE Mitch Landrieu 4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 12:01pm We are facing a dark moment in America- where deceit is used as a tool and facts don’t seem to matter. Order #InTheShadowofStatues paperback: https://t.co/AoPyc4hNQg Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 14 - 10:01am “Our inability to address the rise in student debt is as counterproductive to our economy as it is unfair. Black families must take on more debt for the same degree as white students...” Learn why:
https://t.co/4fxbf0Ku3m Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 14 - 9:06am RT @EmCollective: By investing in people who will build strong communities, employers can play an important role in reducing systemic violence. @EmCollective’s @arneduncan with an explanation and a call to action. https://t.co/6I9a42ZVVA Mitch Landrieu 6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 12:05pm We need a reckoning with our history. This is important to remember, but we need sustained efforts. https://t.co/A9GWW0DMxS Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 12 - 10:01am After Hurricane Katrina, @CityOfNOLA couldn't have reduced 15,000+ blighted properties without a #datadriven strategy. Cities looking to embrace #datadriven gov can submit a @WhatWorksCities Assessment to take the next step & get free support to improve. https://t.co/yTew4Qh1uBhttps://t.co/2GJ8OutKX7
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 11 - 12:23pm The irresistible authenticity of Gayle King https://t.co/iAaX47Dffh Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 11 - 11:34am He will be missed. A great officer. One of the finest. https://t.co/9ScYSwCfrq Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 11 - 11:01am “…What outrages me -- is how much things haven't changed much since…We've seen encounters between black men and police turn unnecessarily deadly. Think of Tamir Rice.Philando Castile. Or Terence Crutcher.”More on #WhenTheySeeUs hitting close to home
https://t.co/taWULKQkUV Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Monday Jun 10 - 3:49pm It goes without saying Mrs. Leah Chase was an icon. We were lucky to have her as long as we did. Over her food, people of different backgrounds came together, broke bread. #NOLA wouldn’t be what it is w/o Mrs. Leah. Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Monday Jun 10 - 10:37am When I was @CityOfNOLA Mayor, I wanted my staff to count & track everything as we worked to create more efficient, responsive gov. In 2018, #datadriven driven efforts paid off.On top of seeing real improvements, we achieved @WhatWorksCities Certification https://t.co/wqmDtwf8vQ Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 9 - 9:54pm RT @unumfund: Could not agree more. “America needs to have a moment of racial reconciliation. History has thrown this task upon us.”
@nytdavidbrookshttps://t.co/6LRrNu1Get Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 8 - 4:20pm As we remember Mrs. Leah Chase today, I hope we all reflect on what she has given to the city, our history, and to each of us. She was truly an icon.
https://t.co/gHhQqHLszY Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 3:21pm RT @EduventuresInc: .@MitchLandrieu: Whether by design or benign neglect, we have created a system — a system of admissions and loan evaluation and criminal justice, etc. — that is unbalanced and unfair. It's time to remaster it. #EVSummit19 Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 12:18pm RT @EduventuresInc: A standing ovation as @MitchLandrieu closes his amazing #EVSummit19 keynote: If the world is not just, if it is not fair, we’re going to continue to be alienated from one another. We cannot have peace without justice. https://t.co/rT16FCzuqL
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 11:01am "Is this what climate change looks like?" Communities across US face major river flooding. More flooding means more stress on infrastructure, like levees, that weren't built for this purpose. Read more via @NPRhttps://t.co/yaHdElRw6D Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 10:31am RT @AMarch4OurLives: For Hadiya Pendleton
For those we lost in Parkland
For the communities who experience daily gun violence
For all those we have lost
For the 100 lives we lose every day
And for all those we will lose if we do not take action.
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 7:27pm RT @jazzfest: Rest in Peace Dr. John. You were such a huge part of New Orleans music and the history of Jazz Fest. We love you and will celebrate all that you gave us.
Dr. John & the Nite Trippers performing at the 2016 Jazz Fest
📷 Douglas Mason https://t.co/5zLOegASFT
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 4:01pm (1/2) If your city has submitted a @WhatWorksCities Assessment, be sure to join me for the webinar I'll be leading next week on how chief executives can effectively use #data to communicate the impact of their local gov. https://t.co/LsFfje60fb Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 12:17pm While marching across the South to encourage African-American voter registration, James Meredith was shot by a white gunman.James' march was one of many turning points in Civil Rights Movement.We have to keep moving forward together, inspired by people like James #racialinjusticehttps://t.co/98ovwZ9uY2 Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 5 - 3:16pm RT @arneduncan: Need something to lift you up today?
Please take 1 minute and watch this video!
And, if doesn’t bring you joy, I’ll never make another recommendation again. https://t.co/KIJsZYG75t Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 5 - 2:12pm RT @unumfund: "...in the schoolhouses of the 1960s &’70s, I learned next to nothing about Reconstruction or the Jim Crow segregation that followed it…" As the author says, "lies of omission that our teachers committed mattered then" & now as we face our real history. https://t.co/HdHAlf6Gai Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 5 - 10:01am I was just 8 yrs. old when Bobby Kennedy was taken from us, but I am still touched by his hope & his courage to forcefully reject a backward-looking vision of who we are.#RFK legacy calls us to focus on fighting for the future that can be, not hold on to the past that never was. Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 4 - 3:39pm RT @splcenter: The 19th amendment—passed 100 yrs ago—gave women the right to vote. It was a victory, for white middle class women. Native Americans weren't granted citizenship until 1924. African Americans lived under Jim Crow & the Ku Klux Klan. https://t.co/tChXASQMxLhttps://t.co/Dx6E3ESMhi Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 4 - 1:44pm RT @amhistorymuseum: 100 years ago today: Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, setting the stage for a ratification battle that would stretch into the next year. This gold pen was used to sign the amendment's joint resolution. #19thAt100#BecauseOfHerStoryhttps://t.co/FZ5woICFF1
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 4 - 10:01am A century ago, the Senate passed the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing a woman’s right to vote. This was an important step ensuring that we all come to the table of democracy in this country as equals. https://t.co/OuGANooqFl
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 3 - 5:29pm RT @BarackObama: What a life. American history has always been driven by visionaries like Leah Chase—and all the men and women who worked and ate at Dooky Chase’s over the years—folks who serve up progress one bowl of gumbo at a time. https://t.co/2LpuIbxvHkhttps://t.co/Y4i5snKjn7
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 3 - 11:15am RT @EduventuresInc: Only a few more days until the main stage at #EVSummit19 is packed with incredible speakers!
Featuring @MitchLandrieu, @GailOMellow, and @purduemitch -- just to name a few -- we will conclude with @Patriot's Bill Belichick!
You don't want to miss it!
https://t.co/sExn0UvpUJ Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 3 - 10:25am Such a well-deserved honor for one of my mentors, Chief Justice Calogero. https://t.co/kJtNUc1BPq Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 2 - 10:15am It’s time for America to swing. Give my friend Wynton a listen. He is trying to show is the way.😎 https://t.co/PYYzajB8YE Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 2 - 9:51am RT @TerriTroncale: New Orleans won’t be the same without her, but what a legacy she left. #riphttps://t.co/dZol1Q259T Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 2 - 9:50am Mrs. Leah is a legend, the real Queen of Creole cuisine. More important than her cooking, she fed our collective souls with her wisdom, humor and faith. It’s hard to imagine New Orleans without her. We send our deepest condolences to the Chase family. https://t.co/XhurDd3FBj
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jun 1 - 9:43am Hey America- might be a good time to talk about gun violence as public health epidemic? Since 1980, ~630k Americans have lost their lives from gun violence, more than Americans lost in all wars of 20th&21st centuries. Good read here. https://t.co/9Ex4wzhkcN Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Friday May 31 - 12:02pm W/ Donald Trump in the White House, there’s no better time in our nation’s history to confront the truth about race. We can tackle our toughest challenges only when we face them. @washingtonposthttps://t.co/4s2ue1yz7F Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Thursday May 30 - 3:31pm RT @unumfund: Unfortunately many of the most distressed communities are in South. We need to redesign the policies that got us there. @axioshttps://t.co/rn8yIzk3bA Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Thursday May 30 - 11:01am It’s important to recognize those whose shoulders we stand upon, who paved the way for us. @politico explores the lives and careers of changemakers past who did just that. Read about our “unsung heroes of disruption and champions of justice.” https://t.co/2yPyYhzq6D Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 29 - 10:01am New report: 4 in 10 people say couldn’t scrape together $400 in case of an emergency. ¼ of Americans skipped some form of medical care in past yr because they couldn’t afford it. Heard similar on our trip across the south. Read more: https://t.co/3QQH0GJaQM Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 6:51pm Common ground is a choice. You can seek to solve a problem or not. What I’ve learned: U.S. is about respect & balance, getting a piece of what you want. We’re supposed to be passionate & argue, & to come to a resolution.Listen: https://t.co/0ofs1wVYfi@POTUSPressPool@juliemason Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 6:01pm RT @Oprah: Lonnie you did such a great job leading us in building NMAAHC. Congratulations on this...well deserved👏🏽👏🏽 https://t.co/ZcethBTuxD Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 12:52pm RT @unumfund: "We should all come to the tables of democracy as equals. That's the aspiration. Unfortunately, too many barriers exist to participating in our democracy." https://t.co/fUWd15dSpr Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 10:00am When a house is divided against itself, there can’t be peace, the kind of peace that means the absence of violence and the presence of happiness. Read about @urbaninstitute important work in racial & economic equity:
https://t.co/yzLURb9WsZ Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Monday May 27 - 4:00pm RT @LaPoliticsNow: 11,000 flags on the Capitol lawn this #MemorialDay, each one honoring a fellow Louisianan who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. #LaLege#LaGovhttps://t.co/jTnZNQoIiL
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Monday May 27 - 3:59pm RT @BarackObama: On Memorial Day, we remember all those who gave everything for something greater than themselves. It's up to us to not simply reflect on their sacrifice but to honor it with service of our own—and by living out the values they fought for. https://t.co/tZx3qcHnfV
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Monday May 27 - 8:45am Happy Memorial Day. Thank you to all those who have served and died for our country. https://t.co/imoI7UtKNs
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Sunday May 26 - 8:28pm Great news. The graduation rate in #NOLA has increased by 5%, rising from 72.9% in 2017 to 77.8% in 2018. The graduation rate also increased for black students, from 71.6% in 2017 to 78% percent in 2018. @NOLAnewshttps://t.co/oCl6nev8DC Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Saturday May 25 - 5:19pm White supremacism is terrorism, experts say - CNN https://t.co/YzqlG7mMht Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Thursday May 23 - 4:17pm Enjoyed talking with @juliemason on @SXMPOTUS about this moment we find ourselves in right now. We have to restore some sense of balance. https://t.co/VcZAGiinlT
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Thursday May 23 - 1:23pm RT @unumfund: .@GtownLawPovCntr : “Adultification bias” plays a role in increased use of discipline against black girls, being called aggressive, & being sexualized. “It’s likely that these biases fuel a number of growing disparities that black girls face...” @voxdotcomhttps://t.co/gHwIH6U8AB Mitch Landrieu 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 3:32pm RT @amprog: At #CAPideas, @MitchLandrieu speaks to the importance of reckoning with America’s past. “The vestiges of Jim Crow and the resulting segregation is alive and well today.” https://t.co/aR2Asrq7yj
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 3:16pm Across race & class, people want financial security, but the barriers are great. We have a “who you know” economy that blocks access to opportunity. People sense that something is broken; it was designed this way. So now we have to re-design it. @amprog#CAPideas Mitch Landrieu 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 3:02pm #NOLA has often been a mirror for rest of the country. When people gasped at sights of those left at the Superdome during Katrina, they said, “who left those people there?” We all did. Our nation’s policies did, too often guided by race & institutional racism. @amprog#CAPideas Mitch Landrieu 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 1:05pm Join me live at 1:30 CT at @amprog#CAPIdeas to discuss how today’s legislators and communities can solve everyday problems. Watch live here: https://t.co/KhsQze3ckE@neeratanden Mitch Landrieu 4 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 21 - 1:04pm Tomorrow at 1:30 pm CT, I’m joining @amprog#CAPIdeas to discuss how today’s legislators and communities can solve everyday problems. Watch live: https://t.co/KhsQze3ckE@neeratandenhttps://t.co/64utXuhc76 Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Sunday May 19 - 6:55pm “… the danger of climate change is certainly as grave a danger to American prosperity and global security as World War II.” #Climatechange is real & present danger. We can’t continue to ignore the facts. Learn more @CNNOpinion@David_Gergen @james_piltch https://t.co/kheB1NvIid Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Saturday May 18 - 8:01pm 123 yrs ago, the Supreme Court ruled that a LA segregation law was constitutional, enshrining separate but equal into law. While it was eventually overturned, we still live very separate lives and it was intentionally designed that way. #PlessyvFerguson Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Saturday May 18 - 10:57am Setting the pace!! Gonna be great. Great teamwork. https://t.co/5aakn6hrgx Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Friday May 17 - 5:28pm RT @johnlegend: 65 years have passed since Brown v. Board of Education, but the schools in our country are still far from equal. I support @integratenyc's efforts to demand racial and cultural integration, and #RetireSegregation once and for all. Sign the constitution: https://t.co/lxNOtjwiGUhttps://t.co/A6te15P0py
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Friday May 17 - 5:28pm RT @ChildDefender: “As we mark [its] 65th anniversary, the promise of Brown appears a distant vision in our dangerously polarized society." Today's schools are racially & economically segregated: poor children & children of color are being robbed of equitable opportunities. https://t.co/gDkXLZsefs Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Thursday May 16 - 3:17pm Though we’ve made progress since #BrownvBoard, we’ve got a long way to go.“ The percentage of intensely segregated schools...tripled between 1988 and 2016, from 6 to 18%." @nytimes@alyssaschukar:
https://t.co/14vpU0y3f2 Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Wednesday May 15 - 11:35am Kendrick Castillo is newest addition to tragically long list of Americans who've become heroes in the face of a shooter. “If it is true, as MLK once said, that, 'No lie can live forever,' then there must eventually come a day when we face the truth of what we have allowed." https://t.co/2jhVM2rb24 Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Tuesday May 14 - 6:33pm “Approximately 475,000 people attended the just-completed 50th anniversary @jazzfest, organizers said, the most since Hurricane Katrina.” As usual, a little rain couldn’t stop us from putting on one of our signature events. @theadvocatenohttps://t.co/bjVCBKy6Gv Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Tuesday May 14 - 6:28pm RT @flyneworleans: We've got some great news! @airtransat starts new nonstop flights from #MSY to Montreal in November! MSY now has nonstop service to a total of 8 international destinations. #flyMSY
More: https://t.co/sGUXz0fHiu Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Sunday May 12 - 10:43pm RT @ryanberni: Attention Louisiana climate deniers: Insurers say climate change now biggest risk https://t.co/lu7i9hkCoi Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Sunday May 12 - 10:30am Wishing a Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers in my life and to all of those who are mother figures in your families and communities. https://t.co/TBEZm2UQGp
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Friday May 10 - 3:53pm RT @ProfessorHannah: “The scions of foreign policy don’t often make reference to domestic issues... we can’t preach liberty, & justice, and freedom abroad when there’s massive voter suppression... ppl are looking at us sideways.. not living up to the values we preach.” -@MitchLandrieu at #NatSec2020 Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Friday May 10 - 12:32pm If our infrastructure doesn’t work, if we aren’t prepared for climate change, if our kids are sick, we cannot protect ourselves from an enemy threat. And we can’t project the idea of the US as a beacon of hope. @natsecaction#NatSec2020@staceyabrams Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Friday May 10 - 12:24pm RT @natsecaction: “The language we use and how we address foreign policy issues is going to be critically important to the security of the nation going forward.” — @MitchLandrieu at #NatSec2020https://t.co/SKxhIH9mSA
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Friday May 10 - 12:15pm This root of hatred – which could be any of the –isms - is the cancer that pulls us apart. Our strategy, and that of most of the American people, is about finding common ground, and how if we are together, we can face the real imminent threats. @natsecaction#NatSec2020 Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Friday May 10 - 12:05pm Moving into the 21st cent., there was no county who could do what the US could do. Now, going into 2020, it feels like we’ve lost the first 2 decades. How did we allow ourselves to get here? How do we assure we don't end up here again?
@natsecaction#NatSec2020@staceyabrams Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Friday May 10 - 12:04pm RT @natsecaction: "Are we preparing adequately for the future? Climate change will create massive migratory patterns we’re not prepared to deal with, and we have a president whose mission it is to separate people as a strategy to stay in power.” — @MitchLandrieu on #ClimateSecurity at #NatSec2020https://t.co/bEV5S3qjSZ
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Friday May 10 - 11:58am I think a lot of people are seeing that Americans aren't living up to what we preach, the pillars of democracy – whether that is massive voter supporession that happened in Georgia or when we’re not paying attention to how we treat each other. @natsecaction#NatSec2020 Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Friday May 10 - 11:51am Since 1980 in us over 630,000 American citizens have been killed. That’s more than have been killed in the 20th and 21st century wars combined. From my perspective it is a national epidemic and security issue. @natsecaction#NatSec2020@staceyabrams Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Friday May 10 - 11:51am RT @natsecaction: .@MitchLandrieu: "This notion of just taking the technical term of terrorism & saying it can only apply when somebody is trying to hurt our government from the outside in. When all of these attacks are happening on the street to me seems a disconnect from reality." #NatSec2020 Mitch Landrieu 1 month ago:   Friday May 10 - 11:48am RT @natsecaction: “Democracy, trade, and immigration are foreign policy issues that have real resonance in Georgia. The challenge is that the national narrative seems to ignore the local implications. Foreign policy is domestic policy.” — @staceyabrams at #NatSec2020https://t.co/UnptNkq3Cs