Rising Tide: NOLA

We must never forget. First Draft:  The second annual Rising Tide conference will be held August 24-26, 2007, at the New Orleans Yacht Club. This i

We must never forget.

First Draft: 

The second annual Rising Tide conference will be held August 24-26, 2007, at the New Orleans Yacht Club. This is a NOLA blogger-organized and supported conference featuring speakers, panels, breakout sessions, and other dialogs on the future of the city of New Orleans. This year's emphasis is on ground-level, grass-roots efforts. It has become clear to those of us in south Louisiana that we will have to watch the watchmen, as well as take the upper hand is setting the city back on track. To that end, there will be presentations on local politics and how to influence them, making civics sexy, sustainability, levee engineering, and media outreach...read on

Christy has a great post up that covers a lot of ground....As is my tradition---and a sad one it is---I will be posting videos when Katrina hit---the White House slept---thousands suffered and are still suffering...Here's another Youtube on Katrina...


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