IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING: Paul Pastorek Will Bring a New Disaster to Puerto Rico

Apparently, the Department of Education in Puerto Rico did not get the memo. You know, the one that makes it clear that the so-called education reform that took place in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, the one led by Paul Pastorek, failed. They obviously don’t know or understand the harm...

Op-Ed: Don’t Blame Mother Nature, We Need Climate Action to Combat Severe Weather and Protect our Communities

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] By Michele L. Jawando, Esq. Vice President Legal Progress, Center for American Progress This week marks the 11th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. For many residents of the Gulf Coast, August 29, 2005 was a nightmare. Katrina swept through Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, devastating the cities and communities...

CVS Becomes First Major Retailer to Open In Lower Ninth Ward Since Hurricane Katrina

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] City officials along celebrated the opening of a CVS pharmacy in the Lower Ninth Ward today (Thursday, May 19). “Today’s celebration marks another milestone in the renewal and redevelopment of the historic Lower Ninth Ward,” Mayor Mitch Landrieu said as he participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the...