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Rebuilding New Orleans from the Ground Up

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Rebuilding New Orleans from the Ground Up

Katrina & Beyond

Rebuilding New Orleans from the Ground Up

Rebuilding New Orleans from the Ground Up

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It's been nearly two years since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast, setting the stage for the floods that destroyed much of New Orleans. Today, the Crescent City is still struggling to rebuild, and the Rockefeller Foundation is one organization that's helping those efforts.

The organization started a fellowship program in New Orleans for urban planners from around the country, who will spend two years constructing a blueprint for rebuilding the city.

Carey Shea, head of the Rockefeller Foundation's New Orleans Initiative, and Shawn Escoffery, an urban planner and new Rockefeller fellow, discuss the program and the efforts to rebuild and revitalize New Orleans.

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