Gulf Coast Recovery Week

November 10-14, 2008
American University Washington College of Law and AU Main Campus

Gulf Coast Recovery Week was a week of discussions, films, and other events to raise awareness of Gulf Coast human rights issues three years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

***UPDATE*** The KatrinaRitaVille Express (above) was featured in a front page story in the Eagle on November 17, 2008

Monday, November 10
9am - 6pm: Bakesale for Gulf Coast Recovery (WCL Lobby)

Tuesday, November 11
9am-6pm: KatrinaRitaVilleExpress FEMA trailer visits WCL (Starbucks parking lot across the street)

Wednesday, November 12
9am-6pm: KatrinaRitaVilleExpress FEMA trailer visits WCL (Starbucks parking lot across the street)
12pm-1:20pm: Human Rights, Housing, and Education: A Panel Discussion Exploring New Orleans 3 Years after Katrina with filmmaker/activist Broderick Webb and Michele Roberts, campaign and policy coordinator at Advocates for Environmental Human Rights (WCL Room 603) ***Click for webcast and podcast***
4:30pm: WCL Alternative Winter Break Info Session: WCL Room TBA
6pm-8pm: Screening of "Cut Off," with discussion afterwards with filmmaker Broderick Webb. Part of the Human Rights Film Series (WCL Room 603)

Thursday, November 13
9am - 6pm: KatrinaRitaVilleExpress FEMA trailer visits AU (AU Quad)
12pm-1pm: The Nuts and Bolts of Doing Human Rights Work on the Gulf Coast (AU McDowell Formal Lounge)
5:30pm: Screening of "When the Levees" Broke" (part 3) featuring a discussion with Oscar-nominated producer Sam Pollard. Part of the Human Rights Film Series (AU Wechsler Theatre)

Friday, November 14
9am - 6pm: KatrinaRitaVilleExpress FEMA trailer visits AU (AU Quad)

For any questions or for additional information, please call the Center at 202-274-4180 or e-mail humlaw@wcl.american.edu
American University Main Campus: 4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20016
Washington College of Law: 4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016

Co-sponsored by the WCL Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Student Activists for Katrina/Rita Survivors (SAKS), Actions for Human Rights, AU Alternative Spring Break, and Campus Progress