Hurricane Damage Over The Years

With the U.S. coasts now subject to frequent landfalling hurricanes, this may seem like the new normal. Over the last 250 years, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, these killer storm systems wreaked havoc on cities and towns across America. According to the National Hurricane Center’s Historical Data Library, more than 39,000 U.S. […]


Economic Development & Entrepreneurship after Katrina

Download Data Sheet Recovery & Business Development Hurricane Katrina shone a spotlight on the major challenges the greater New Orleans region had been facing for decades – high poverty, structural unemployment, major population declines, a non-diversified economy, and migrating businesses. All this meant that in the forty years preceding, the area underperformed the nation by […]



New Orleans Community

New Orleans Community, Hip Hop Artists, and Activists To Commemorate The 10-Year Anniversary Of Hurricane Katrina with Biggest Second Line Ever New Orleans Community, Hip Hop Artists, and Activists To Commemorate The 10-Year Anniversary Of Hurricane Katrina with Biggest Second Line Ever New Orleans, La ­ August 20, 2015 ­ To remember the lives lost, honor […]


Huff Post: The Lessons of Hurricane Katrina: How New Orleans Transformed Its Healthcare

Huff Post: The Lessons of Hurricane Katrina: How New Orleans Transformed Its Healthcare Hurricane Katrina was a defining event for so many. Ten years later, I reflect on the key learnings from those dark days and how New Orleans has overcome tremendous odds to bring about progressive changes in healthcare. Post-Katrina, the New Orleans’ healthcare […]