June 8 - Mat Sanders, LA SAFE

Jun 04, 2017  weclomes Mat Sanders, resilience program and policy administrator for the State of Louisiana’s Office of Community Development (OCD). The state has received a $92.6M award in conjunction with the HUD-funded National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC), including a $40M award to support its resilience policy framework, Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments (LA SAFE), and a $48.3M award to resettle the Isle de Jean Charles community in Terrebonne Parish. Mathew was the state’s project team lead for the NDRC application and currently leads the development of the two awarded projects.

May 11 - United Houma Nation, the Louisiana Coastal Crisis and Cultural Preservation...Today, Tomorrow and Our Future Generations

May 10, 2017

We talk often about the future impact of coastal land loss. For the United Houma Nation, that future is now as an entire culture is forced to move northward as their ancestral lands literally drop into the sea. ..