Today, Sandy Rosenthal, founder of Levees.org will speak to a group of six visitors from Iraq who will be studying the U.S. Political Process.
The visitors are invited to the United States under the auspices of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. The participants include the legal advisor to the Iraqi Republican Gathering political party, the Vice Chancellor of Maysan University and Manager of the Thi-Qar Investigation Office, Commission of Integrity.
The agency in Washington facilitating their visit specifically requested an opportunity to meet with a representative of Levees.org, and wanted it to be a top priority.
Ms. Rosenthal will discuss the role of grassroots citizen activism in holding government accountable after Hurricane Katrina.
The visitors are hosted by the New Orleans Citizen Diplomacy Council. For more information, click here: www.nocdc.com