Levees.org to host 5th Annual Levee Breach Bike Tour

Photo by Rick Moore

Photo by Rick Moore

Register today for our 5th Annual Guided Levee Breach Bike Tour!

WHEN: Sat, April 16, 2016
TIME: 9 to 11 a.m.
WHERE: Tour departs from City Park
NOTE: You must provide your own bike.

For more about the free interesting tour, click here.

The free two-hour tour is a healthy meaningful way to find out more about the worst civil engineering disaster in U.S. history.

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Levees.org Founder Meets with 6 Distinguished International Journalists

Distinguished journalists

Sandy Rosenthal met with six distinguished journalists at the Levee Exhibit Hall and Garden.

Today, Sandy Rosenthal, the founder of Levees.org met with a delegation ​of six (6) distinguished ​international journalists and one (1) State Department liaison.

The group was visiting the United States through a program with the U.S. Department of State learning about the role that investigative journalists play in U.S. society by raising awareness of issues of social concern or by reporting on illegal, irregular, or abusive actions on behalf of government, politicians, or corporations​.

The journalists were from Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Senegal and Tajikistan.

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Levees.org meets African visitors through U.S. Department of State

Sandy Rosenthal center meets with visitors from Africa who were in New Orleans as part of a special program with the U.S Department of State

Sandy Rosenthal center meets with visitors from Africa who were in New Orleans as part of a special program with the U.S Department of State

Today, Sandy Rosenthal, founder of Levees.org met with a group of sixteen visitors from Africa including two interpreters.

The visitors were in New Orleans as part of a special program with the U.S Department of State. They requested to meet with Rosenthal to a discuss the group’s grassroots work in holding the federal government accountable. They were also interested in the organization’s current relationship with the Army Corps.

Ms. Rosenthal met the group at the outdoor Levee Exhibit Hall and Garden at 5000 Warrington Drive in Gentilly, the site of one of the most severe levee breaches during Katrina.

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