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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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1st Tuesdays, Spirituality in the City

Time: 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

Contact: Dr. Thomas Ryan · tfryan@loyno.edu · (504) 865-2069

Location: Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception - 130 Baronne Street, New Orleans

Title: "The Wisdom of Soka Gakkai Nichiren Buddhism," a Form of Japanese Buddhism

Yumi Mano is a Conference Interpreter for Japanese and English speakers, has been a Nichiren Buddhist for the past 37 years, and, within SGI, serves as a Team Region representative.  
Maile Zox is an artist and has been a member of SGI for more than 20 years. She holds the position of Vice Region leader for South Central Region in SGI. 

Nichiren Buddhism was established in 13th-century Japan, is based on the Lotus Sutra, and is practiced worldwide by members of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI).  Fundamental principles in Nichiren Buddhism are respect for life and belief in the inherent equality and dignity of every person.

FREE LUNCH starting at 12:15 p.m.
http://loyno.edu/lplc/sites/loyno.edu.lplc/files/1st%20Tuesdays%20Flyer%20February%202017%202.pdf

Charles Stimson Speaker Event

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Federalist Society · loynofedsoc@gmail.com

Location: College of Law, Broadway Campus, Room 405

Charles Stimson will be speaking about the death penalty. This event encourages an open forum for debate.

Law: Career Development-Resume and Cover Letter Drafting Workshop

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Diana Mercer · dmercer@loynoedu · 504 861-5449

Location: LS Room 112

Law: Career Development-Resume and Cover Letter Drafting Workshop LS Room 112.

Air BnB Regulation In New Orleans and Neighborhood Gentrification and Safety

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Olivia Porter · loynoels@gmail.com

Location: College of Law, Broadway Campus, Room 306

As part of ELS Environmental Justice Week, ELS is hosting two speakers who will talk about the recent struggle at the City Council to regulate the Air BnB industry. Speaking on the industry's effect on gentrification in the city, on property values, on safety and neighborhood character. Participants will talk about how to regulate this kind of land use and what the neighborhoods want going forward. We see this as an emerging environmental/social justice issue. Speakers are John Pourciau, the Chief of Staff for City Council District B and Meg Lousteau, the Executive Director of the Vieux Carre Property Owners Residents and Associates Association (VCPORA).

Crescent City Connections

Time: 6 pm to 7:30 pm

Contact: Justin Nystrom · jnystrom@loyno.edu · (504) 865-2568

Location: Whitney Presentation Room, Thomas Hall