Saturday, June 07, 2008

6/07/2008 Community Gumbo

Listen | Democracy Now (6/05/08)
  • Democracy Now! Special: Robert F. Kennedy’s Life and Legacy 40 Years After His Assassination

Listen | Democracy Now (6/06/08)
  • Robert McChesney and Josh Silver of Free Press on the National Conference for Media Reform
  • FCC Urged to Probe Pentagon Propaganda Program
  • Adrienne Maree Brown of the Ruckus Society on Media Justice, Election Protection and the Issue of Race in the 2008 Election
  • Native American Writer and Independent Bookseller Louise Erdrich


BQQ for the NOPD
COPS II and the Oak Street Merchants Association have again partnered to host a benefit for the officers of the Second District. The 2nd Annual “Oak Street BBQ Block Party” will be held on June 8th from 12pm – 6pm. This event will directly benefit the officers of the 2nd District, by way of the COPS II organization. In the past, COPS II has purchased many important items for the men and women of the district. Those items include scooters, air conditioning units for the station, food for Mardi Gras, etc.

Road Home Elevation Grant Seminar
Wednesday, 6 p.m., at Dillard University gymnasium, 2601 Gentilly Blvd. Build Now, Dillard CDC and CHAT will discuss sources of elevation financing. June 16 is the deadline to apply for $30,000 Road Home elevation grants. Contact Nikki Najiola of Build Now, (504) 324-3964 or Or visit


David Hammer, "Elevation Grant Rules Change," The Times-Picayune, 3/05/08.

"Louisiana's Road Home restarts home elevation grants," City Business, 2/23/08.

Citizen's Road Home Action Team

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