Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu


EMPOWERMENT
Saturday - 11:15AM: The Convention Center's Great Hall

Mitchell J. Landrieu was sworn in as the 61st Mayor of New Orleans on May 3, 2010, with a clear mandate to usher in a new era of peace and prosperity for the people of New Orleans. Through his first term, Landrieu delivered major victories that laid the groundwork for transformational change in critical sectors. Prior to serving as Mayor, Landrieu served as Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana for six years and as a State legislator for 16 years. Mayor Landrieu was reelected to a second term as Mayor of New Orleans on February 1, 2014.

Festival Countdown

00:
Days
00:
Hours
00
Minutes

TWITTER SPOTLIGHT

Tweet Ticker

Festival Twitter

  1. @essencefest: @TammieHolland http://t.co/JfmkgbIQvP
  2. @essencefest: Celeb for a Cause: actor/activist Jesse Williams was captured in this touching photo during #FergusonOctober in St. Louis....
  3. @essencefest: Ashanti gave us chic style for her birthday at TAO in New York City. What are you celebrating this weekend? http://t.co/OXzOwfDLyE
  4. @essencefest: Soul Singer: Angie Stone on stage at Victoria Park in Sydney, Australia. http://t.co/OiWEXgaJ9Y
  5. @essencefest: Studio Time: Love this shot of Baby Winston when he joined his dad Idris Elba for a session! http://t.co/1DuJHlr0Id
  6. @essencefest: Be #empowered through those weighty times: "He Knows How Much We Can Bear" - Hezekiah Walker & LFCC http://t.co/pn1A9QiGRT
  7. @essencefest: Jump to it! Aisha Tyler at the 2nd Annual Paleyfest New York Presents: "Archer" at the Paley Center for Media in NYC. http://t.co/kp9P6Hi4za
  8. @essencefest: #EssenceStyle: Sweater Weather! How will you keep the chill off this Fall? Be inspired with these crisp looks. http://t.co/ZQwYXmbHy9...

Festival Promotions

Festival Text Alerts

Sign up for mobile text alerts to be one of the first to know how we'll celebrate in 2014 with the biggest and best Festival to date!

Text Alerts