Ward "Mack" McClendon talks about the Lower 9th Ward Village goal to help displaced residents who are still trying to return home five years after Hurricane Katrina.
Ongoing series by the Gulf Restoration Network documenting the environmental threats facing the Gulf of Mexico and the need for action to protect and restore this natural treasure.
Today New Orleanians and elected officials remembered the devastation left by Hurricane Katrina.
Tracy Nelson, Executive Director of the The Lower 9th WardCenter for Sustainable Engagement and Development, Rashida Ferdinand, an artist, activist and resident of the Holy Cross neighborhood of the Lower 9th Ward, and Roberta Gratz, a long time national journalist on urban affairs who wrote a response to the “Jungleland” article.
Austin Allen, LSU Architecture & Planning Professor, and Tom Pepper, Director of Common Ground Relief.
Nathaniel Rich, NY Times writer, and Laura Paul, Director of lowernine.org