Quick Facts

  • Founded in November 2005
  • by Sandy Rosenthal and son Stanford – then ages 48 and 15 – while evacuated from New Orleans and living in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • True grassroots group
  • Incorporated non profit

Current Goal

To nominate breach sites of the 17th Street, London and Industrial Canals to the National Register of Historic Places

Recent Press

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Education that the flooding of metro New Orleans was a manmade civil engineering disaster, not a natural disaster


  • Expenses paid by supporter donations
  • No corporate sponsors
  • Accepts no funding from stakeholder groups or industries