The Whitney Plantation, Wallace, LA The only plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery

The Whitney Plantation, Wallace, LA
The only plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery

EVENT Highlights

Keynotes:

  • Sister Patricia Daly, OP, Director Emeritus, Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment
  • Dr. Jane Goodall, Founder, The Jane Goodall Institute
  • Dr. James Hansen, Professor, Columbia University's Earth Institute
  • David Simas, CEO, The Obama Foundation & Obama Presidential Center
  • Kate Wolford, President, The McKnight Foundation

Plenaries: 

  • Can Impact Include Social Equity?
  • Investing in Climate Resilience
  • Reimagining Capitalism

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FIELD TRIPS

  • The Legacies of Slavery: The Prison Industrial Complex and Human Trafficking (at the Whitney Plantation)
  • Affordable Housing in the Aftermath of Katrina
  • Building Community Resilience in the Face of Sea Level Rise (Boat Trip)
  • An Uncommon Conversation: Building Inclusivity
  • Supporting Local Economies through Sustainable Food (Bike Tour)

Special Events

  • Special Pre-Conference Event: The Welcome Intensive - An Introduction to Impact Investing
  • Luncheon: Protecting the Protectors - Impact Investing for Indigenous Communities
  • Second Line Parade to the Louisiana Presbytère Museum
  • Gala Evening Networking Event at the Presbytère Museum
Confluence staff with 2016 conference keynote, Dennis Kucinich

Confluence staff with 2016 conference keynote, Dennis Kucinich

VENUE

Stay, convene and play in the heart of the French Quarter at the historic Hotel Monteleone.

 

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