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FFL Rapid Response Fund Statement of Intent August 2017 Flooding

One of the biggest concerns during the most recent events was the inability of the city to effectively disseminate news about the flooding risks. Residents were caught off-guard and unaware. It also quickly became obvious that despite the numerous disasters that have affected the city, not all local residents have been able to take the personal mitigation and preparedness actions that could help them remain safe.

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FFL launches Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation process in Baton Rouge and New Orleans

TRHT is a comprehensive, national and community-based process to plan for and bring about transformational and sustainable change, and to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism. It was initiated in January 2016 with a year-long design phase and builds upon and complements the Kellogg Foundation’s decades-long commitment to advancing racial equity and racial healing throughout the United States.

FFL Rapid Response Fund Statement of Intent August 2017 Flooding

One of the biggest concerns during the most recent events was the inability of the city to effectively disseminate news about the flooding risks. Residents were caught off-guard and unaware. It also quickly became obvious that despite the numerous disasters that have affected the city, not all local residents have been able to take the personal mitigation and preparedness actions that could help them remain safe.

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Ambassadors for Safe Streets

This memorial was erected for a New Orleans bicyclist who was struck and killed in August 2015 at the intersection of North Broad and Canal Streets.

The Livable Claiborne Community Ambassadors program is just what the name says – an opportunity for residents of the Claiborne Avenue corridor to engage with their neighbors on community issues. But it's equally valuable as a transportation safe…

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