New Orleans Tag

“What we got next?” Travers asks. It had been a long day and night as we scratched off a rather substantial list of abandoned buildings, musty underpasses and urine soaked doorways on our clipboard. We’re rubbing our tired eyes and cautiously monitoring the digital clock on...

[caption id="attachment_1596" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Many of the people who lived in the camp are extremely ill. UNITY is working to help this man and many others."][/caption] A little over six years ago, as our city was destroyed by flood, most New Orleanians experienced homelessness. Those of...

In south Louisiana, we don’t worry too much about not having enough water. Too much water? Well that is many totally different stories for another day. But not having enough water? That thought rarely even crosses most New Orleanians’ minds… The overpasses and the oaks were...

New Orleans Mission Presents 'Make A Move' Event NEW ORLEANS -- Hundreds of homeless people in New Orleans received free assistance from various providers Wednesday to help them get back on their feet. New Orleans Mission launched "Make A Move," the largest public assistance event for the...