April 15, 2017

​​Louisiana State Representative Jimmy Harris is the first - and only, so far - public official to publicly oppose the Army Corps' of Engineer's Lock Replacement project in the IHNC.

He writes:

I write this letter in strong opposition to the proposed New Industrial Lock...

March 14, 2017

We have submitted our official comments on the Army Corps' of Engineer's proposed and highly controversial boondoggle - Lock Replacement Project in the IHNC.

Read them in full here.

We also signed on to collective comments from several Lower 9th Ward community organizati...

March 8, 2017

The Army Corps of Engineers held a community meeting at MLK School in the Lower 9th Ward last night to present their GRR/SEIS report on the Replacement of the Lock at the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal (IHNC). More than 200 residents from both sides of the Canal atten...

November 2, 2013

All Souls Unitarian Church in Washington, D.C. hosted a jazz gala fundraising event for the  Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association  featuring clarinetist Evan Christopher (www.clarinetroad.net) and master drummer Shannon Powell (www.thekingoftreme.
 

The event w...

December 26, 2012

District E Councilmember James Gray led a Lower 9th Ward Cleanup effort Dec. 22 to clear multiple blighted lots in the Andry Street neighborhood near the old Lawless High School site. The cleanup was held on the lots adjacent to the Touchdown For Homes construction sit...

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