Land of Opportunity

Happening to a city near you... Buy The DVD

HANO Chairman David Gilmore pledges to hire locally for latest public housing construction.

HANO commits to hiring locally for public housing construction.

From the Times-Picayune Article by Katy Reckdahl:

Vertical construction has finally begun at the B.W. Cooper public-housing development, located in Central City not far from the Superdome. And as housing construction begins at Cooper, and goes into its second phase across town at Lafitte in the 6th Ward, the sites should be bustling with local workers.
At least 40 percent of the workers employed at the two sites will be residents of New Orleans, said Housing Authority of New Orleans Chairman David Gilmore.
Gilmore made that commitment recently as part of negotiations with the Industrial Development Board. In exchange for the local job creation at the two sites, the board approved a tax break called a payment in lieu of taxes, or PILOT.

To continue reading the article, please click here

Back to The News

IN THE NEWS

  • image description
    April 30, 2013

    From Katrina to Sandy: New VIDEO Made in Collaboration With Sandy Storyline

    More
  • image description
    October 24, 2012

    An Interview with CSM, An Institute with BAVC, and Back

    More
  • October 10, 2012

    Tonight: MIT's Urban Planning Film Series Screens Land of Opportunity

    More
  • image description
    August 28, 2012

    Land of Opportunity and Cowbird Co-Launch 'New Orleans' Saga

    More
  • image description
    August 07, 2012

    Land of Opportunity to Participate in the 2012 BAVC Producers Institute: Stories With Impact

    More
  • May 11, 2012

    Check out our demo!

    More
  • May 10, 2012

    Interactive Web Video Player

    More
  • April 24, 2012

    Great week for Land of Opportunity!

    More
  • February 06, 2012

    Affordable Housing

    Please support Kawana Jasper!

    More
  • November 14, 2011

    Affordable Housing

    GNOFHAC files suit against landlord over discrimination against Latino renters.

    More
  • October 27, 2011

    Three Upcoming Land of Opportunity Screenings!

    More
  • September 21, 2011

    We Are Looking For Two Great Interns To Join Our Team!

    More
  • September 14, 2011

    Working Films Blog features Land of Opp Interactive Player

    More
  • September 07, 2011

    The Polis Blog reviews "Land of Opportunity"

    More
  • August 31, 2011

    Final New Orleans Public Housing Redevelopment to Occur in 2012

    More
  • August 29, 2011

    Updates on the 6th Anniversary of Katrina

    More
  • August 25, 2011

    New PolicyLink video on declining black populations in major US cities

    More
  • August 21, 2011

    New Mixed-Income Communities: Not as Social as Public Housing?

    More
  • August 16, 2011

    New Study on Public Housing Residents Six-Months After Demolitions

    More
  • August 02, 2011

    B.W. Cooper residents organize successfully for jobs in the rebuilding of their neighborhood

    More
  • May 11, 2011

    Protect the future of affordable housing in Louisiana!

    More
  • March 11, 2011

    Land of Opportunity wins $5,000 Public Media Corps Grant!

    More
  • February 22, 2011

    The Elusive "Return to the City"

    More
  • December 10, 2010

    Celebrate International Human RIghts Day!

    More
  • November 19, 2010

    Land of Opp Excerpts Shown at Anthropology Conference Event in New Orleans

    More
  • November 16, 2010

    Happening Tonight in San Francisco!

    More
  • November 05, 2010

    Affordable Housing

    New York Times Editorial: "Fix the Road Home!"

    More
  • October 26, 2010

    Stop the Politics of Hate!

    More
  • October 19, 2010

    Lisa Derrick from FDL on Land of Opportunity

    More
  • October 18, 2010

    Join Luisa Dantas on FDL!

    More
  • September 20, 2010

    Two New York area screenings

    More
  • August 26, 2010

    Affordable Housing

    Iberville Redevelopment Quietly Begins

    More
  • August 26, 2010

    Affordable Housing

    Luisa Interviewed on KPFK radio in California

    More

Facebook

Twitter