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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; The most consistent conclusion reached by participants and officials of Welcome Table New Orleans seems to be exactly why the program exists in the first place: Race is a difficult thing to talk about, but we have to try. * ...

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At Welcome Table New Orleans, race is a tough but necessary topic


The most consistent conclusion reached by participants and officials of Welcome Table New Orleans seems to be exactly why the program exists in the first place: Race is a difficult thing to talk about, but we have to try. *

At the Mahalia Jackson Theatre this morning, June 24, representatives from three different Welcome Table New Orleans groups gathered to present their ongoing work on racial reconciliation to Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Deputy Mayor Judy Reese Morse, representatives from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Urban League of Greater New Orleans and about 200 members of the general public.

Welcome Table New Orleans is a division of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation, a program based out of the University of Mississippi and named for Mississippi's former governor that uses open dialogue, writing and thought exercises to get people talking about one of the most important issues facing the nation.? [ Read more ]

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