2014 OGHS Bulletin Insert: Self-Development of People
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans. “The 9th Ward was ground zero and residents were told to never return. Our response? This is our home—we’re coming back,” Gueringer remembers.
In the years since, new development has created new employment opportunities for citizens who lost everything in the storm. In turn, ACV began assisting people from low-to-moderate-income families in applying for these jobs.
- Agency: Presbyterian Mission Agency