SU Ag Center to host leadership conference for mayors and community leaders

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

The Southern University Ag Center will host its inaugural Learning Everyday About Development (L.E.A.D.) Conference for mayors and community leaders on October 8 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the St. Gabriel Community Center, 1400 Gordon Simon Leblanc Drive, in St. Gabriel, La. 70776.

The conference will equip mayors, police juries, city council members and other community decision-makers with the tools to help communities reach their potential while unlocking previously untapped resources.

Topics covered during the conference will include:

--Bettering our communities through grants

--Community Development meets STEM

--Initiatives used to develop my community economically

The conference is free, but pre-registration is required. To register, visit

The deadline to register is September 30, 2019.

For additional information about the L.E.A.D. Conference, contact Gerald Williams at 225-771-5782 or email him at

Contributed by SU Ag Center