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Leading on the Frontlines: New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell weighs in on what's at stake as her city's economy re-opens.

  • May 21st 2020
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Leading on the Frontlines: New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell

In Conversation: LaToya Cantrell & Suzanne Malveaux

Local elected leaders are in the eye of the storm when it comes to dealing with the upheaval caused by lockdowns, surging unemployment, and food insecurity. Our new series Leading on the Frontlines features mayors and governors facing tough decisions during the pandemic. First up, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell gets real about what’s at stake as the city reopens for business. From contact tracing and enforcement to health care accessibility, Cantrell sheds light on her top priorities. Suzanne Malveaux, CNN national correspondent, hosts the series. Next week, she speaks with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.

Leading on the Frontlines

Leading on the Frontlines, a new series from Aspen Ideas Now, features mayors and governors across the country in candid discussions about how they're facing tough decisions during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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