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National rap session to be held Nov. 17-19 in New Orleans

The 2023 NALC national conference, or “rap session,” is set for Nov. 17-19 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. The meeting will begin with registration and a reception on the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 17, with workshops on Saturday, Nov. 18, and the rap session on Sunday, Nov. 19. The rap session is scheduled to end at 11 a.m. on Sunday.

The national conference is held in years between the NALC’s biennial conventions. Article 3, Section 4 (b) of the NALC Constitution states: “The National President shall, once each year except in the year of the National Convention, call a national conference. This conference shall be voluntarily attended by only State and Branch Presidents or their designees, with their expenses to be borne by the State Association or Branch represented.”

The hotel rate is $249 single/double. For reservations, go to or contact the hotel’s reservation department at 1-800-445-8667 until October 26. After this date, reservations will be accepted by the hotel based on availability and hotel rate. Click here for more information, including an airline discount offer for attendees.