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Six Years After Hurricane Katrina, Grassroots Organizations Lead Gulf Recovery

Community Leaders Across the Gulf Coast Call for National Support NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Six years after Hurricane Katrina, poor and low-income residents, African-Americans, immigrants, indigenous populations, and other at-risk communities living along the Gulf Coast report that the storm’s devastating effects continue to be felt. The need for environmental restoration, affordable housing, employment opportunities, the right to return ...

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White House Nominates Gulf Coast Fund Director as ‘Champion of Change’

NEW ORLEANS, July 18, 2011 — LaTosha Brown, Director of the Gulf Coast Fund for Community Renewal and Ecological Health (, has been nominated as a “Champion of Change” by the White House for her work to help the Gulf Coast recover from the BP drilling disaster. The Gulf Coast Fund is a community-led philanthropy working towards a just and ...

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Conservative Group Sets Legislative Agenda for 2011

Americans for Prosperity sent out a mailer that lists their current legislative priorities.  Dallas Woodhouse and company are planning to press Congress to work on these items by producing a report card for grassroots Conservatives to use to measure their members of Congress’ alignment with core issues. AFP-NC 2011 Legislative Agenda: • Pass a budget with ZERO tax increases • ...

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