Youth Rebuilding New Orleans, “ReNEW Accelerated Service Trip: Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum” by Eliza Fields
June 24th, 2015
“Although this was my last service trip with ReNEW Accelerated High School, it left a great impression with me! Literally, the best trip was saved for last…Our RAHStas were very engaged in learning about the Lower Ninth, its’ well-known celebrities in music and art, its’ greatest accomplishments, the dramatic change it underwent as a result of Hurricane Katrina and its’ political and social aftermath…Overall, our service day at the Living Museum was remarkable…” Check out more here.
Raw Travel, “Episode 211: New Orleans Rising”
February 21st, 2015
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NolaVie, “Celebrating the History of a Unique New Orleans Neighborhood” by Sharon Litwin
January 29th, 2015
“…The museum attracts those tourists and other visitors who prefer to veer away from such commercialism, desiring to learn the stories of this historic area from and about people who actually live there…In deference to its name, the Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum is a gathering place in the community. Local schoolchildren come daily around 3 p.m. to do their homework and learn more about their neighborhood.” Read the entire article here.
OffBeat Magazine, “Lower 9th Ward Living Museum Launches Fundraiser For Wheelchair Ramp” by Laura Defazio
December 15th, 2014
“Housed in a colorful little shotgun on Deslonde Street and hardly distinguishable from the surrounding homes, the museum has turned into a vital community center. Neighborhood kids have clearly made it their own, popping in and out to make paper snowflakes with the museum’s curators while on break from their ball game in the lot next door.” For the entire article, click here.
TEDx, “Getting More Than We Give: Realities of Volunteerism” by Ian Breckenridge-Jackson
December 16th, 2013
UCR Today, ” Graduate Student Launches Post-Katrina Oral History Project” by Bettye Miller
June 7th, 2013
“This remains a very fresh wound in U.S. history,” Breckenridge-Jackson said. “Caroline and I were both frustrated with the slow recovery process and people not being able to come back. We were concerned that the history of the families who lived in the Lower Ninth Ward would be lost.” For more, click here.