By Tom Wooten Georgia Johnson's new home. Photo credit: Tom Wooten Georgia Johnson, the great-grandmother, expert wordsmith, and longtime Lower Ninth Ward resident about whom I wrote in We Shall Not Be Moved, has not followed an easy path to...
Lessons from the long Gulf Coast recovery can inform the work that lies ahead for Sandy’s displaced survivors.
As Isaac batters the Gulf Coast on the anniversary of Katrina, Tom Wooten discusses the neighborhood-based recovery of New Orleans.
A new book looks at the community-led recovery efforts that rebuilt New Orleans post-Katrina.
Life is being restored to significant portions of the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, and the heroes of this effort are fiercely determined residents who have returned to their blocks and rebuilt their homes.