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The number of judges in Orleans Parish and the cost to taxpayers is the focus of a recent report released by the Bureau of Governmental Research. Following the rebroadcast of RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: CRIMINAL JUSTICE on Thurs., Sept 26 at 7pm, join BGR President Janet Howard for a web chat about judgeships and courts in New Orleans. Send questions and comment to rgnocj@wyes.org.


Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Rebuilding Our Coast

Can Louisiana’s coast be saved? Learn more about what will be done to stop the loss of our wetlands and barrier islands in RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: REBUILDING OUR COAST. 


American Graduate

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.

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WYES Conversations

Marcia Kavanaugh and Errol Laborde discuss Congressional policy and politics with Congressmen Scalise and Landry. Watch it at WYES On Demand.


Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Five Years Forward

Join WYES on a recovery tour – Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Five Years Forward


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!


One Community Initiative

View racial attitudes surveys taken post-Katrina by UNO through WYES’ One Community Initiative.



Share your Hurricane Katrina story with the world on Katrinapedia, using the technology of Google maps & Wikipedia.