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36 – Important Takeaways from Katrina: The Challenges of New Orleans are the World’s Challenges
April 24, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am PDT
Important Takeaways from Katrina: The Challenges of New Orleans are the World’s Challenges (Session 36)
Sr. Membership & Project Manager, Recording Academy, New Orleans, LA, USA
Founder & Co-Director, Artist Corps New Orleans, LA, USA
Community Engagement Coordinator, Music and Culture Coalition of New Orleans, LA, USA
Editor, ACloserWalkNola.com; founding Executive Director, Sweet Home New Orleans, LA, USA
Learning from Katrina
Resilience can stem from disruption and disaster. New Orleans suffered that in abundance after Hurricane Katrina. How did the recovery from Katrina prepare (or not prepare) New Orleans for the changes after and now for the COVID-19 pandemic? How did these past challenges impact the New Orleans music industry? What lessons did the local music community learn? How will the current challenges affect New Orleans after the pandemic?