Join us for the Working on the Water Summit Tuesday March 22 in St. Bernard at Docville Farm in Violet. Aimed at professionals in fisheries and water-related businesses seeking to grow in changing times. Speakers and panels will focus on resilience, government programs, and innovation. Learn from industry leaders, researchers, and peers about how to adapt and thrive. 9am to 3pm, free! NOLAVibe's Grasshopper Mendoza and Steve Picou will serve as MCs for the event.
NOLAVibe partners Grasshopper Mendoza and Steve Picou participated in the opening ceremonies of the 6th annual Water Challenge entrepreneurial competition during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. Following a brief talk on planetary health and the Louisiana water economy, Grasshopper and Steve, winners of the 2015 Water Challenge Champion award, passed the baton to the 2016 Water Challenge Champion, Colette Pichon Battle of the Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy whose work focuses on migration, climate justice, equitable disaster recovery, and community economic development.