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New Orleans had a jump-start on facing its destiny, hastened by failing infrastructure and a lack of political will. What has emerged is an engaged citizenry, determined to cultivate local solutions. We are learning every day what works, and what does not, in building the resilience of this city.

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Real ‘resilience’ requires a City Hall unafraid of public participation and tough questions

by Amy Stelly  The Lens |  0 comments

The Landrieu administration needs to overcome its chronic evasiveness if the city is to stand strong in the face of our next disaster. (continued)

  • 05.22.2015
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Court monitor describes why NOPD supervisors aren’t overseeing officers properly

by Charles Maldonado  The Lens |  0 comments

A federal judge has set a new deadline in July to meet certain benchmarks. (continued)

  • 05.21.2015
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Live blog Thursday: Federal court hearing focuses on supervisors’ oversight at NOPD

by Charles Maldonado  The Lens |  0 comments

We’ll be in court at 1:30 p.m. CT. Follow along here. (continued)

  • 05.21.2015
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