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The AWA May luncheon will be held on May 18, 2017, noon, at Calcasieu (930 Tchoupitoulas).

Speakers: Michelle Erenberg and Ellie Schilling, co-founders of Lift-Louisiana. The theme for the luncheon is “Women’s Rights are Human Rights.” Lift Louisiana educates and trains people to discover their voices and to effectively use them to hold public officials accountable. Lift Louisiana advocates for policy changes at the local and state level to protect rights of women and children and access to health services and education. Lift also utilizes legal remedies through the judicial system to protect healthcare rights and access in Louisiana.

We will also be honoring the recipients of our annual outstanding Law Clinic student awards.

Bitter green salad with Gruyere, Figs, Pecans and Atchafalaya Honey-Yogurt Vinaigrette;

Entrée choice of (1) Grand Dad’s Chicken and Dumplings or (2) Braised Beef Short Rib with Mashed Potatoes and Onion Jam;

Dessert is Sweet Potato Bread Pudding with Bourbon Anglaise


You can register through the link below.* With online registration, you will be given the option of paying online via Paypal, or you can print out an invoice to bring to the luncheon, along with your payment. (Please do not mail checks to our P.O. Box.) You can also register with Linda at or 299-2211 by Monday, May 15, 2017 at noon.*

*The AWA is required to guarantee an attendance number and pay for all guarantees. Thus, if you do not attend the luncheon, or cancel after the RSVP deadline, you are still required to pay for your reservation. The AWA regrets any inconvenience this may cause.