Developing Water Literacy in our Region

How do we teach our children the significance of the water challenges facing our region? The public is welcome to attend this workshop.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

5:00 refreshments, workshop 5:30-7pm


Propeller Incubator
4035 Washington Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70125

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The importance of developing water literacy in children is a key component in building our region’s understanding of water management in order to face future challenges. This workshop will focus on local efforts to build water literacy and engage our communities in water management beyond the classroom.


What is the current state of developing water literacy in our region?
How do efforts to develop water literacy address pressing issues around stormwater, pollution, and coastal restoration?
How can existing programs connect to provide comprehensive water education?
How does water literacy feed into workforce development?


Aron Chang and Claire Anderson, Ripple Effect
Jennifer Roberts, Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans
Maria Brodine, Groundwork New Orleans
Dinah Maygarden, UNO Director of Coastal Education Program / Mississippi River Delta Educational Initiative

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This workshop is a series in the Water Challenge, an initiative funded by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, supported by the Economic Development Administration, and generously sponsored by Entergy Corporation.