We decided to combine our November and December months due to all of the holiday time and bring our listeners a great show. To end off 2017 the right way, we took a look at how the community's relationship with N.O.P.D. affects them. Take a listen as we start with the account of a young woman who may be facing up to a year in prison because of her interaction with a cop.
The recent closing of the Ooh Poo Pah Doo bar on Orleans avenue got the LP team talking about how communities could develop without displacing black residents and black businesses. The results were interesting and community members let their voice be heard.
This month, we revisited the topic of development projects in New Orleans by specifically looking at the industrial canal project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Community members express their concerns while Army Corps representatives expressed their plan. Check out our latest!
For the Listening Post, March was all about understanding the relationship our city (New Orleans) has with our state. The results were unclear this time, but we were able to come to the consensus that people are tired of talking about politics.
This week we have the latest episode of WWNOs community engagement project the Listening Post. The team collected thoughts from local folks about the recent Presidential election, and how people feeling as the inauguration nears.
This week we have the latest episode of WWNOs community engagement project the Listening Post. The Listening Post team collected thoughts from around New Orleans about which of the million dollar development projects that are transforming the city are getting used, and which have less clarity when it comes to their impact.
A few months ago a housing notice went up on the local Craigslist page with the provocative headline: ‘3 bedroom, 900 square feet, God Damn, Someone Get Me Out Of New Orleans.’ The author went on to write: ‘Once the city was built for people like me, times change, now it's built for you.’ This sentiment, that New Orleans is no longer affordable to long term residents, has been getting louder lately. The Listening Post Project spent the past few weeks investigating the realities of the...