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November 12, 2018

Jason Rogers Williams

Council President Jason Williams to Host Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon for Senior Citizens on Nov. 13th

Council President Jason Williams to Host Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon for Senior Citizens on Nov. 13th

NEW ORLEANS - Council President Jason Williams will be partnering with the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club to host the 2018 Thanksgiving luncheon for senior citizens tomorrow, Nov. 13th at 10 a.m. in the Roy E. Glapion Reception Hall in New Orleans. The free event attracts more than 250 seniors from across the city each year with great food, music, and fun.

October 16, 2018

Jared C. Brossett, Jason Rogers Williams

City Council President Jason Williams and District "D" Councilmember Jared Brossett to Host Know Your Rights Forum on October 19

City Council President Jason Williams and District "D" Councilmember Jared Brossett to Host Know Your Rights Forum on October 19

NEW ORLEANS - Councilmembers Jason Williams and Jared Brossett, alongside Orleans Public Defenders and The Juror Project, are launching the Know Your Rights series this Friday, Oct. 19 with the United in Our Rights: Empowering Equality Forum. The event, which is taking place in conjunction with Dillard University's 12th Annual Housing, Health and Community Resources Fair, is free and open to the public.

September 28, 2018

Jason Rogers Williams

City Council President Jason Williams Welcomes American College of Trial Lawyers to New Orleans

City Council President Jason Williams Welcomes American College of Trial Lawyers to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - City Council President Jason Williams is honored to welcome the distinguished and revered American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) to New Orleans. The ACTL is an invitation-only fellowship of exceptional trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds from the United States and Canada. The College thoroughly investigates each nominee for admission and selects only those who have demonstrated the very highest standards of trial advocacy, ethical conduct, integrity, professionalism and collegiality.  The College maintains and seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on important legal issues relating to its mission.

September 25, 2018

Jason Rogers Williams, Climate and Sustainability Committee

Council Committee Hears from National Experts on Making New Orleans a "Smart City"

Council Committee Hears from National Experts on Making New Orleans a "Smart City"

NEW ORLEANS - Today, the New Orleans City Council's Smart and Sustainable Cities Committee (SSCC) heard from a panel of nationally recognized experts who discussed the emerging concept of harnessing a wide array of technology to make a city what is known as a "smart city."

July 31, 2018

Jason Rogers Williams, Climate and Sustainability Committee

City Council Holds First Meeting of Smart and Sustainable Cities Committee

City Council Holds First Meeting of Smart and Sustainable Cities Committee

Today, the City Council convened its first Smart and Sustainable Cities Committee meeting chaired by Council President Jason Williams. The committee members are Council Vice President Helena Moreno, District "E" Councilmember Cyndi Nguyen, District "B" Councilmember Jay Banks and District "A" Councilmember Joe Giarrusso. The committee was joined today by Chief Information Officer for Mayor Cantrell, Kim Walker LaGrue.

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