On Thursday, March 23, 2017 the New Orleans City Council will honor the GU272 Descendants Association and the work we’re doing to reconnect our families who were torn apart by slavery. The GU272 Descendants Association Board members will make a brief presentation and the City Council will present a resolution honoring the work we are doing as we honor our ancestors by connecting newly found family members to each other. Descendants are invited to short reception at 9:00 a.m. preceding the Council meeting at 9:45 a.m. If you plan to attend this event, please register via this link or by phone: 225-308-2050, by noon, March 22, 2017. If registering by phone, please leave your name, number in your party and a telephone number.