Xavier University

Rising Tide: Still Standing, Unfatigued, and Enduring

Back now from New Orleans for the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and Rising Tide X—refreshed and still feeling that positive, creative energy and will to survive and rebuild that we felt at our first Rising Tide (the second annual) in 2007. We shall see...

Come to Rising Tide 9 in New Orleans on Sept. 13

The Tide Rises Again | Everyone’s Invited The ninth annual Rising Tide conference on the future of New Orleans will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Xavier University in New Orleans. The keynote speaker will be educator and activist Dr. Andre Perry, formerly of New...

Live-Blogging from Rising Tide 8 in New Orleans

Live-streaming of Rising Tide conference here. * Keynote Address: Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré on leadership and environmental justice New Orleans Advocate publisher John Georges introduces Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré, augmented by video footage from CNN. Standing ovation for Honoré. Honoré thanks audience for being an active community sharing respect for environment, the place where we […]

Rising Tide 8 is Sept. 14 in New Orleans: Register Now!

* Keynote Speaker is Gambit’s Deborah Cotton Deborah Cotton, a Gambit reporter and activist who was injured in the notorious Mother’s Day shooting on May 12, will be the keynote speaker for the 8th annual Rising Tide conference on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Xavier...

Live-Blogging from Rising Tide 6

A conference on the future of New Orleans Xavier University, New Orleans Tune in to webcast here. Rising Tide 6 main web site here, and RT6 blog here. Photos here, here, and here. * Usually we worry that Rising Tide might be disrupted by a hurricane—after all, it’s...

Rising Tide 6 Is August 27, So Register Today

A Conference on the Future of New Orleans After a week of economy-strangling legislation in Congress, Wall Street plunges, and a downgrade of the nation’s credit rating, maybe you’re ready for some positive news? The Best Thing Happening—we’ll be there and we can...