Foundation for Louisiana Co-Hosts Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade


Community Second Line Parade Culminated with Block Party at Ashe Cultural Arts Center

On August 29th, 2015, in commemoration of ten years since Hurricane Katrina, Foundation for Louisiana co-hosted with the Katrina 10 Commemoration a traditional second line parade spanning uptown and downtown New Orleans. The second line started at two iconic New Orleans locations – Booker T. Washington High School and Louis Armstrong Park – and merged as the route passed the now-closed Charity Hospital, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, and ended with a block party on Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

“This second line parade was a wonderful cultural showcase that celebrated New Orleans, its resilience and the incredible spirit of its people. As we continue to work together to rebuild our city ten years after Hurricane Katrina, we honor our hard-fought progress and reinforce our commitment to continuing measurable progress toward making New Orleans a just and equitable city,” says Flozell Daniels, Jr. CEO and President of the Foundation for Louisiana.

Foundation for Louisiana appreciates the generous support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for Katrina @ 10 commemoration activities.

Click to see coverage of the parade from Times-Picayune