Jalisa Roberts http://wwno.org en Recent College Graduate Jalisa Roberts Builds Youth Empowerment Program http://wwno.org/post/recent-college-graduate-jalisa-roberts-builds-youth-empowerment-program <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s coming up on eight years since Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath changed so much about this city. And while the population has grown back to almost 80 percent of its 2005 numbers, according to Greater New Orleans Community Data Center, there are still large areas of the city that continue to struggle with recovery.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's <em>Notes From New Orleans</em>, Sharon Litwin talks with</span><a href="http://www.thecocoonyep.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> one young college graduate who’s returning home </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">to try to change that.</span></p><p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 22:58:52 +0000 Sharon Litwin 39369 at http://wwno.org