Greater New Orleans Community Data Center http://wwno.org en Face Of Poverty In New Orleans Increasingly Suburban http://wwno.org/post/face-poverty-new-orleans-increasingly-suburban <p>There&rsquo;s a new picture of poverty in America. It&rsquo;s a shifting geography that may come as a surprise. Suburbia is now home to more poor residents than central cities in major metropolitan areas.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 17:29:22 +0000 Diane Mack 45581 at http://wwno.org Report: Southeast Louisiana Needs United Drive For Economic Growth http://wwno.org/post/report-southeast-louisiana-needs-united-drive-economic-growth <p>A study from the Greater New Orleans Community Data Center is warning that the post-Katrina money which has protected southeast Louisiana from the worst of the national recession will start winding down. Experts are advising a regional approach to economic growth. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 33335 at http://wwno.org Hurricane Katrina Recovery Info From The Greater New Orleans Community Data Center http://wwno.org/post/hurricane-katrina-recovery-info-greater-new-orleans-community-data-center <p></p><p class="p1">Seven years after Hurricane Katrina, five years after the onset of the Great Recession, and nearly three years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, what does the very latest data say about how the city and region are doing?</p><p class="p1"><b>New Orleans is a smaller city but is still growing.</b></p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 16:00:00 +0000 WWNO Staff 27984 at http://wwno.org Study Shows 27 Percent of Regional Workforce Lacks Literacy Skills http://wwno.org/post/study-shows-27-percent-regional-workforce-lacks-literacy-skills <p>A new study shows New Orleans and surrounding parishes are suffering economically from a poorly trained adult work force. The Greater New Orleans Community Data Center is calling for an “all hands on deck” approach to turn those numbers around. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 26609 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Bracing for Housing Baby Boomers http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-bracing-housing-baby-boomers <p>Population studies show that New Orleans, more than many American cities, needs to plan for housing Baby Boomers as they get older. A new study warns that blight could worsen as properties become abandoned.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 15642 at http://wwno.org