Issue: Education
The storm destroyed school buildings across the Gulf Coast, and the headaches for educators and families continue now into a third school year. In the case of New Orleans—where fewer than half the schools have reopened—Katrina paralyzed a public school system that was already one of the worst in the nation.
Main Image: After the Storm: Life in the Crescent City
After the Storm: Life in the Crescent City
Eve Troeh was the only public radio reporter on the ground full-time in New Orleans after Katrina; she reports on public safety, housing, and cultural rebuilding.
Audio National Public Radio Stories National Public Radio Stories
Audio <i>World Vision Report</i> Stories World Vision Report Stories
Main Image: Generation Katrina
Generation Katrina
Youth Radio partnered with local New Orleans youth media groups, schools, non-profit organizations, and individual young people to create Generation Katrina: Youth Voices from New Orleans.
Photo Youth Radio Photographs Youth Radio Photographs
Main Image: The Real Deal
The Real Deal
Students at the Center produced a series of short movies by youth from New Orleans that address the impact of Katrina on the daily lives of young people.
Video Jambo Kenya Jambo Kenya
Video A Jazz Journey A Jazz Journey
Video Moving On Moving On
Main Image: Those Who Fell Through the Cracks
Those Who Fell Through the Cracks
"Those Who Fell Through the Cracks" is a collaborative photography project by Stanley Greene and Kadir van Lohuizen that documents Hurricane Katrina's effects on Gulf Coast residents who are still struggling to reestablish their lives after the storm.
Photo Photographs by Stanley Greene Photographs by Stanley Greene
Main Image: Where Do We Go From Here?
Where Do We Go From Here?
Joseph Rodriguez created an extensive body of photographs that will be distributed as a book, featured in online exhibitions, and displayed as a traveling exhibition consisting of approximately 25 multimedia portraits of individuals affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Photo Vietnamese Tet Festival in New Orleans East Vietnamese Tet Festival in New Orleans East