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LA SAFE parishwide meetings set (July 24-Aug. 3)

The parishwide meetings will allow residents to begin the process of drafting strategies based on the feedback generated during the community-meeting process. This will lead to the design of specific parishwide adaptation strategies with at least one project, program or policy that would be funded through LA SAFE -- a planning initiative coordinated by the Louisiana Office of Community Development's (OCD) Disaster Recovery Unit, in partnership with Foundation for Louisiana's Coastal Resilience Leverage Fund.

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LA SAFE table hosts sharpen facilitation skills at workshop

Table hosts need to be well prepared for the complicated process of guiding residents through conversations about their parishes' respective futures in the face of increasing land loss and flood. Thanks to FFL's LEAD the Coast program that directly addresses such issues, community leaders learn to become better table hosts.

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Fighting Blight in New Orleans Neighborhoods

On a typically steamy June Saturday in New Orleans, near a vacant site being transformed into neighborhood green space, community residents gathered to learn about two hot-off-the-shelf tools to help neighborhoods take on the blight fight in their own backyards.

The Blight Organizing Toolkit "http://nolablighttoolkit.com":http://nolablighttoolkit.com provides how-to information for neighborhood…

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