Friday, January 25, 2013
Tom Wooten ’08, author of "We Shall Not Be Moved: Rebuilding Home in the Wake of Katrina," discussed his book during a Wintersession lecture in Sever Hall.
Belfer Center Newsletter
By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications
Five years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, one stand-out recovery success story is the neighborhood of Broadmoor and its unique collaboration with Harvard Kennedy School through the Belfer Center's Broadmoor Project.
The Broadmoor Project at the Belfer Center sponsored the development of a three-part teaching case on the recovery planning effort of the Broadmoor neighborhood in New Orleans. Taken together, the cases provide a snapshot of a disaster-stricken community organizing itself and building the capacity to engineer and manage its own recovery.
July 14, 2008
The Louisiana Weekly
Hurricane Katrina devastated our region in 2005. With the help of volunteers, we have been rebuilding. If oil prices rise high enough to make travel unaffordable for volunteers, our resurrection will falter.
June 26, 2008
In a public hearing last week, the New Orleans City Council tangled with the Office of Recovery and Development and Administration over a state tax credit program to promote cultural activities. Some council members felt their districts were being ignored. The mood turned contentious. As a result of this debate, approval of funding for the city's 17-zone recovery plan was put off -- at Dr. Ed Blakely's request -- for at least another week.
The HKS-Broadmoor Project for Community Engagement in New Orleans is pleased to announce 3 paid summer internships in the Broadmoor neighborhood of New Orleans.
January 21, 2008
Architects presented the plans below to Broadmoor residents for the construction of the rebuilt Andrew H. Wilson Elementary School. Construction will begin this spring and continue in time for a September 2009 opening.
LaToya Cantrell, president of the Broadmoor Improvement Association, is featured in the January 2008 issue of Delta Sky Magazine.
A guidebook to community-driven planning in disaster recovery.
December 1, 2007
DSNI travels to New Orleans to provide a hands-on workshop for ideas, skills, and resources local neighborhoods can use to implement real change at home.