Tune in Here for a Ten-Minute Briefing on New Orleans's Recovery

How do you describe five years of a city's life in ten minutes?  Allison Plyer of the Greater New Orleans Community Data Center does just that in GNOCDC’s youtube briefing on The New Orleans Index at Five, a comprehensive assessment of the city’s recovery five years after the storm and the failure of the levees.

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In the five years since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and the levees broke, residents have developed innovative approaches to tackling some of the city’s—and the nation’s—most persistent problems: criminal justice reform, unresponsive government, and racial and economic inequality. In recognition of these efforts, during the month of August the Open Society Blog shines a light on people and organizations in New Orleans bringing change from within one of the country’s most important cities.

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