This week, Levees.org Founder Sandy Rosenthal gave a presentation to an Anti-Corruption Efforts Group from Indonesia.
Rosenthal spoke about Levees.org’s grassroots role in an effective public campaign to hold the Army Corps accountable for the levees’ failure.
The group visited the Levee Exhibit Hall and Garden at 5000 Warrington Drive in Gentilly.
The New Orleans Citizen Diplomacy Council is a nonprofit organization that arranges professional appointments and cultural activities for over 500 international leaders sent to New Orleans annually by the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program and other programs. As one of approximately 90 councils nationwide, and the only council in Louisiana, the NOCDC aims to promote cross-cultural relationships and mutual understanding.
Among the thousands who have participated in the IVL program since its inception are numerous distinguished leaders from the public and private sectors including: Nicolas Sarkozy; Margaret Thatcher; Frederik W. de Klerk; Oscar Arias Sanchez; Tony Blair; Anwar Sadat; Morihiro Hosokawa; and Boutros-Boutros Ghali.