Levees.org is an investigative public education nonprofit founded in 2005 by Sandy Rosenthal and her son Stanford. Rosenthal’s book, Words Whispered in Water: Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina (Mango Publishing) will be out in August 2020.


To provide education on why the levees broke in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina in 2005; to promote historic preservation


Levees.org has received numerous awards and recognitions.
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All of our expenses are paid for by supporter donations. We have no corporate sponsors. And we take no funding
from stakeholder groups or industries. 

Hear Sandy Rosenthal interviewed by NPR