Friday, Nov 8, 8:30 AM-5 PM


Getting there
601 Poydras St. (20th Floor), New Orleans, LA

What is FOCUS?FOCUS in a civic onboarding program consisting of two full-day sessions professionally facilitated by Ronnie Slone of The Slone Group. Topics discussed will focus on the Greater New Orleans Region and include a brief history of the region and state, perceptions and misconceptions of Southeast Louisiana, demographics and statistics, drivers of the regional economy, policies and issues that define our region, an overview of our culture, recreation, and tourism, and opportunities to get involved in civic and social activities. Registration Fee is $350. Who should register?FOCUS is designed for professionals who are new to the Greater New Orleans Region or are just starting their journey in community involvement. Why is FOCUS unique?FOCUS is a civic onboarding experience designed to help individuals better understand the history, economy, culture, and community of the Greater New Orleans Region, and to use this knowledge to make positive impacts in the Region while becomnig a more knowledgeable and engaged citizen.