Local Projects and Initiatives

Change By Decree

RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: CRIMINAL JUSTICE ~ CHANGE BY DECREE

RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: CRIMINAL JUSTICE ~ CHANGE BY DECREE is the latest installment (premiered May 2014) in the ongoing series about changes to the Orleans Parish Criminal Justice System.  Learn more.


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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. 


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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.


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Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Five Years Forward

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


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One Community Initiative

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