WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mitch Landrieu and Michael Nutter, the mayors of New Orleans and Philadelphia respectively, will address the National Press Club at a luncheon on September 26.
The two political leaders, both Democrats, will address the issue of gun violence and murder in the inner cities. Landrieu and Nutter are active in the Cities United program, which addresses murders among young black males, and CeaseFire, a program that employs ex-gang members in an effort to curb urban violence
The National Press Club luncheon will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. and the mayors' remarks will begin just after 1:00 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. Tickets are available here. Cost of luncheon admission is $21 for National Press Club members and one guest, and $35 for general admission.
Credentialed press may cover this event with proper ID.
The National Press Club is located at 14th and F Streets, NW, one block west of Metro Center. For more information about the Club and its programs is go to press.org.
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SOURCE National Press Club