Every year, more than 1.3 million students drop out of high school ―7,000 students a day. WYES is part of American Graduate, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. This public media initiative helps local communities across America find solutions to address the dropout crisis.
Share your Hurricane Katrina story with the world on Katrinapedia, using the technology of Google maps & Wikipedia.
One Community Initiative
View racial attitudes surveys taken post-Katrina by UNO through WYES’ One Community Initiative.
RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: CRIMINAL JUSTICE
WYES continues its ongoing series looking into changes in the Orleans Parish Criminal Justice System since Hurricane Katrina. Watch Reshaping A Greater New Orleans: Criminal Justice.
Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Five Years Forward
Join WYES on a recovery tour – Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Five Years Forward
Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Rebuilding Our Coast
Marcia Kavanaugh and Errol Laborde discuss Congressional policy and politics with Congressmen Scalise and Landry. Watch it at WYES On Demand.
WYES Family Trail
Make sure to visit the WYES Family Trail next to NOMA on the Big Lake Trail and Meadow in City Park. Here’s a sneak peek at one of the questions…What was the name of the four British Superstars who played music in City Park stadium? Visit the trail to find out the answer to this question and more!