Levees.org founder featured in new book

Cherchez of Femme: New Orleans Women by Cheryl Gerber (University of Mississippi, 2020)

Founder Sandy Rosenthal is featured in a newly released hard bound pictorial book.

From the book jacket: “New Orleans native Cheryl Gerber captures the vibrancy and diversity of New Orleans women in Cherchez la Femme; New Orleans Women. Inspired by the 2017 Women’ March inWashington, DC, Gerber’s book includes photographs of the city’s most well-known women and the everyday women who make New Orleans so rich and diverse…”

Rosenthal appears in Chapter 6, The Era of Women written by Katy Reckdahl. Rosenthal was selected for her work to educate the American public about the cause of the levee failures and catastrophic flooding in New Orleans in August 2005.

For more about the book, click here.


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The Army Corps requests $3.2B from Congress to raise New Orleans levees

The Army Corps of Engineers has recommended that Congress invest $3.2 billion to raise the levees in the New Orleans region to account for sea level rise and anticipated subsidence. Levees.org’s lead researcher, HJ Bosworth, speaks to Rob Masson with Fox8 News about it.

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How far we’ve come

This short clip from C-SPAN shows how far Levees.org has come––with the help of its supporters––since we started in November of 2005.

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