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New Orleans Community, Hip Hop Artists, and Activists To Commemorate The 10-Year Anniversary Of Hurricane Katrina with Biggest Secondline Ever

New Orleans Community, Hip Hop Artists, and Activists To Commemorate The 10-Year Anniversary Of Hurricane Katrina with Biggest Secondline Ever New Orleans, La ­ August 20, 2015 ­ To remember the lives lost, honor the resiliency of the community, and advocate for the people most devastated by Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Katrina Commemoration Foundation, Hip Hop Caucus, Nuthin Read More >

Memorial Services to Honor Animals Lost and Displaced During Katrina

Memorial Services to Honor Animals Lost and Displaced During Katrina WHAT:  Katrina Pet Memorial Services WHERE: Heaven’s Pets at Lake Lawn Metairie Cemetery, 5100 Pontchartrain, New Orleans WHEN:  Friday, August 28, 11 am to 12: 30 (New Orleans, LA) – The Humane Society of Louisiana has partnered with Heaven’s Pets at Lake Lawn Metairie to commemorate Read More >

Author Returns to Fill Wish Lists of Her Struggling Lower 9th Ward Community

Katrina 10 “Go Back—Give Back” Blessings Tour, Aug. 28 Five years ago, New Orleans native and Dallas resident Lynette Norris Wilkinson promised to make a difference in the lives of Hurricane Katrina survivors in the Lower 9th Ward community where she grew up. Now, on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Wilkinson will keep that promise. On Read More >

Times-Picayune: Mayor Landrieu thanks America for helping New Orleans rebuild after Katrina

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu offered up thanks to everyone from four American presidents to “the American taxpayer” for helping transform New Orleans from “literally being underwater” to become “one of the world’s most remarkable stories of tragedy and triumph, resurrection and redemption.” His remarks came in a upbeat speech Tuesday to a National Press Club Read More >

USA Today: New Orleans Mayor touts resilience in city’s comeback

For New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, the recovery in the 10 years sinceHurricane Katrina can be defined in one word: resilience. Landrieu spoke to the National Press Club inWashington, D.C. on Tuesday, where he emphasized the city’s progress a decade after the devastating hurricane, which struck on Aug. 29, 2005. “The people of New Orleans took Read More >

LSU Researchers Conduct Post-Hurricane Recovery Analysis

BATON ROUGE – Ten years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the Gulf Coast, LSU researchers have analyzed and documented the recovery effort for the state. Initial reports have been released this week. Due to the unprecedented destruction of the 2005 storm season, recovery efforts traditionally supported by insurance and FEMA were supplemented by a Read More >

Due to Overwhelming Demand, City Opens Additional Seats for Katrina 10 Commemoration: The Power of Community

Due to Overwhelming Demand, City Opens Additional Seats for Katrina 10 Commemoration: The Power of Community  Official Commemoratory Event Features President Bill Clinton, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans Residents, Faith Leaders, and Advocates  NEW ORLEANS, LA –Due to overwhelming interest from community members and visitors, today, the City of New Orleans increased ticket availability for Read More >

Katrina 10 – NOLA Honors

We’re looking forward to seeing you this Friday evening at the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown New Orleans for “Katrina 10 – NOLA Honors.” This special event will honor key stakeholders for their investment in the city’s recovery over the past 10 years and will feature musical performances from Trombone Shorty, Preservation Hall Band, Harry Connick, Jr., Branford Marsalis, Allen Read More >

10TH ANNUAL KATRINA ARTISTICALLY REVISITED

The 10TH ANNUAL KATRINA ARTISTICALLY REVISITED SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE EVENT on the 10th anniversary since Katrina, Friday, August 28, 2015 at THE THEATRES AT CANAL PLACE (333 Canal Street, Shops at Canal Place, New Orleans, La.), offers more artistic responses to “everything Katrina” in its program this year than ever before with expanded hours from Noon to Midnight.   Katrina Artistically Revisited has Read More >

The Data Center: The Rise of the Social Entrepreneur Post-Katrina

As the anniversary quickly approaches, we’re doubling down on our efforts to bring you the most comprehensive assessment of the progress of reforms and remaining challenges post-Katrina. Today, The Data Center is releasing the eighth and ninth in a series of reports we are calling The New Orleans Index at Ten Collection. The Rise of Read More >

FACT SHEET: President Obama to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

FACT SHEET: President Obama to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Since taking office, President Obama has made it a key priority to continue and expedite the recovery and rebuilding efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. Over the past six and a half years, the Administration has Read More >

10TH ANNUAL KATRINA ARTISTICALLY REVISITED

New Orleans: The 10TH ANNUAL KATRINA ARTISTICALLY REVISITED SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE EVENT on the 10th anniversary since Katrina, Friday, August 28, 2015 at THE THEATRES AT CANAL PLACE (333 Canal Street, Shops at Canal Place, New Orleans, La.), offers more artistic responses to “everything Katrina” in its program this year than ever before with expanded hours Read More >

ENONAC Katrina 10 Remembrance: A Celebration of Families and Neighborhoods

WHAT:  Katrina 10 Remembrance: A Celebration of Families and Neighborhoods WHEN:   Saturday, August 22, 2015 11 am – 6 pm WHERE: Joe Brown Park /Victory Track                5601 Read Blvd, New Orleans LA  70127 (second entrance)   WHO: East New Orleans Neighborhood Advisory Commission (ENONAC) is a state legislated Commission comprised of nearly 40 subdivisions Read More >

“Peace Mural” Painted on Grand Theater in New Orleans East

“Peace Mural” Painted on Grand Theater in New Orleans East Celebrated at 5:00 pm on Sunday, August 23 Entrepreneur & Music Mogul Russell Simmons, Local Artist Brandan “B Mike” Odums, the Peacekeepers of New Orleans and District E City Councilman James Gray Work to Bring “Keep the Peace” Message to City NEW ORLEANS (8/21/15) – Read More >

LSU HEALTH NEW ORLEANS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH RECOGNIZES KATRINA +10 WITH GENERAL RUSSEL HONORÉ PRESENTATION

LSU HEALTH NEW ORLEANS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH RECOGNIZES KATRINA +10 WITH GENERAL RUSSEL HONORÉ PRESENTATION New Orleans, LA – Lt. General Russel L. Honoré (U.S. Army retired) will presentHurricane Katrina: The History that Influenced Movements for a Culture of Preparedness and Environmental Activism Monday, August 31, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at LSU Health New Read More >

PRESS RELEASE BY THE CONSUL GENERAL OF FRANCE IN LOUISIANA

1340 Poydras Street, Suite 1710 New Orleans, LA 70112 www.consulfrance-nouvelleorleans.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 21, 2015 The 10 Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina PRESS RELEASE BY THE CONSUL GENERAL OF FRANCE IN LOUISIANA New Orleans will soon commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. This event was a tragedy for the people of New Orleans, a Read More >

TIME INC. AND RAMPANTE ANNOUNCE NEW ORLEANS, HERE & NOW

TIME INC. AND RAMPANTE ANNOUNCE NEW ORLEANS, HERE & NOW TO PREMIERE ACROSS MULTIPLE PLATFORMS THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 Six-part Anthology Reveals Life in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina Executive Produced by Academy Award-Nominated Actress Patricia Clarkson and Golden Globe Award Winner Scott Bakula Click Here to Watch the Trailer   LOS ANGELES, August 18, Read More >

GMCBA Hosts Katrina 10 Celebration Thursday, August 27, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

What:  Event celebrating the rebuilding of Mid-City post-Katrina Who:  Greater Mid-City Business Association When:  Thursday, August 27, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. $20 tickets available online at www.facebook.com/mid-citybiz/events or at the  door Where:  The Cannery, 3803 Toulouse Street, New Orleans, LA Why:  In celebration of the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Greater Mid City Business Association Read More >

NSNO Releases Comprehensive Report on 10 Years of Public Education in New Orleans

New Schools for New Orleans (NSNO) announces the release of 10 Years in New Orleans: Public School Resurgence and the Path Ahead. The report explores the way governance, schools, educators, equity, communities, and funders have shaped the education landscape since 2005, and provides a nuanced assessment of public education 10 years post-Hurricane Katrina. “ACT scores and graduation rates Read More >

Foundation for Louisiana Co-Hosts Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade

Foundation for Louisiana Co-Hosts Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade Community Second Line Parade to Culminate with Block Party at Ashe Cultural Arts Center NEW ORLEANS, LA (August 18, 2015) – In commemoration of ten years since Hurricane Katrina, the Foundation for Louisiana will co-host with the Katrina 10 Commemoration a traditional second line parade spanning uptown and downtown Read More >

The Idea Village: Who are the Entrepreneurial Heroes of the Storm?

With the 10th anniversary of Katrina approaching, I’ve been reflecting on my personal journey that began when I, along with like-minded New Orleanians, announced a $10,000 business plan contest in 2000, calling for the best idea in New Orleans (which was won by PetroDesigns.) The Backstory Serendipitously, the 10th anniversary of Katrina will be the Read More >