Issues

Gulf Coast Recovery Issues

More than four years after hurricanes Katrina and Rita hit the Gulf Coast region, residents are still recovering from the vast devastation left by the storms. More recently, hurricanes Gustav and Ike have contributed to the ongoing poverty and lack of economic opportunity that plague the region. Although progress has been made, significant challenges lie ahead in many critical areas including housing, transportation and long-term flood prevention. Spotlight aims to reinvigorate the national discussion on Gulf Coast recovery and build the public and political will to address the problems caused and revealed by the storms. This section gathers key research, news and opinion on Gulf Coast Recovery by experts on the issue, policy-makers and the media.

Find the latest academic and government reports on Gulf Coast recovery. Click Here >

Read up to date Gulf Coast recovery news compiled by Spotlight. Click Here >

Find out what leading national figures, experts and advocates are saying about Gulf Coast recovery in these exclusive Spotlight commentaries and newspaper opinion pieces. Click Here >

Check out a compilation of other key resources on the intersection of Gulf Coast recovery. Click Here >

Check out a compilation of key polls on the intersection of Gulf Coast recovery. Click Here >

Webcasts & Videos
Checkout exclusive Spotlight webcasts and other related videos. Click Here >