Listen to the Community: Stop the Expansion of the Industrial Canal

By Morgan Lawrence While the Corps of Engineers’ plan to expand the industrial canal was recently reinvigorated, members of A Community Voice who reside in the upper and lower 9th ward, began organizing to fight against it. The protest will begin at 10:00 a.m. this Saturday April 29 at Forstall on 4800...

Over $12 Million Awarded to Create Affordable Housing Units 

Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Community Development recently awarded more than $12 million to development partners to create and preserve over 700 affordable rental and homeownership units in the city. The announcement comes during Fair Housing Month, which was created to commemorate of the passage of the Fair Housing Act...

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...