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ULI Breakfast Series (sponsored by NOLABA): Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes

February 5, 2019
8:00 am - 10:00 am


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NOLABA – ULI Real Estate Breakfast Series

February 5, 2019 – 8:00 am 10:00 am

Topic: Cultural Innovation District, a neighborhood comes together under an elevated expressway

 Join the New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) on their first Real Estate Breakfast Event.

The event features Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes, director of the strategic neighborhood development at NOLABA and recent “12 Icons of New Orleans” honoree, who will discuss the Cultural Innovation District in the Claiborne Corridor. The District’s master plan, informed by a series of 11 designed charrettes held with residents and architects from May 2017 to February 2018, sets out to beautify the corridor while increasing jobs and economic stability through innovations such as a marketplace built with green infrastructure.

When– February 5, 8:00 am to 10:00 am

8:00 am – 8:30 am registration

8:30 am – 9:30 am presentation

9:30 am – 10:00 am networking opportunity

 Where– New Orleans Business Alliance Community Room, 1250 Poydras Street, suite 2150

Registration – $10 for ULI Members/$35 for Non-Members

As partners, NOLABA and ULI will host a series of Real Estate Breakfasts inviting guests to discuss innovative projects that impact real estate development and spark thoughtful commentary and an entertaining discussion.

Save the date for upcoming events scheduled for: May 7, August 6 and November 5 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am.

About the Speaker:

Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes, Director Strategic Initiatives NOLABA

Educator, event producer, author, and performer, Ms. Ecclesiastes brings her deep roots in New Orleans’ indigenous culture to the New Orleans Business Alliance as Director of Strategic Neighborhood Initiatives.  In her role, Ms. Ecclesiastes leads NOLABA’s place-based portfolio, building partnerships, empowering community leaders, securing funding, and advancing work within six priority areas: economic opportunity, cultural preservation, affordable housing, transportation choice and access, environmental sustainability, and safe & healthy neighborhoods.

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