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American RadioWorks |
Photo: FEMA Photo Library.

The Lost Children of Katrina

In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?

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Office of

Joseph Crowley


Total cost of 101 office trips: $292,327.94


Trips by Joseph Crowley
Total cost of congressperson's 21 trips: $91,354.10

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE/MERILL LYNCH
Purpose: LOD FRESHMAN DELEGATION TO NYSE
Date: Jan 23, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $732.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK-JOHANESBURG-MALAWI-ATLANTA
Sponsor: Population Action International
Purpose: VISIT HIV/AIDS PROJECTS, FAMILY PLANNING CHILD SURVIVAL
Date: Apr 14, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $10,361.20
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DLC ANNUAL RETREAT
Date: Apr 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,343.40
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH TAIWANESE OFFICIALS, MEETINGS WITH BUSINESS LEADERS
Date: Nov 18, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $4,510.00
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: SPEECH TO COMMUNITY ADVOCATES
Date: Apr 18, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $277.84
source

Destination: NEW YORK - CYPRUS
Sponsor: International Coordinating Committee Justice for Cyprus
Purpose: SPEECH AND CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 24, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $3,813.50
source

Destination: LAMCEC - ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MISSION
Date: Aug 28, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $829.88
source

Destination: TEL AVIV - PRAGUE
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN EASTERN
Date: Aug 30, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,503.00
source

Destination: Billings, Montana-New Dehli, India-Bangalore, India-New Dehli, India-Billings, Montana
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: EDUCATION VISIT TO MEET WITH BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS. SPEECH TO CII IN BANGALORE, INDIA
Date: Jan 4, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $16,873.34
source

Destination: BANGALORE, INDIA-DHAKA, BANGLADESH-NEW DELHI, INDIA
Sponsor: BANGLADESH ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE, AND BANGLADESH GARMENT MANUFACTURERS & EXPORTERS ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO DISCUSS TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ISSUES, TO VISIT BANGLADESH GARMENT INDUSTRY
Date: Jan 11, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,312.72
source

Destination: DOHA, QATAR - BOMBAY, INDIA - NEW DELHI, INDIA
Sponsor: ISLAMIC FREE MARKET INSTITUTE FOUNDATION-UNIVERSITY OF QATAR
Purpose: SPEECH AND PARTICIPATING IN CONFERENCE ON FREE TRADE
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $12,497.00
source

Destination: TEL AVIV - YEREVAN, ARMENIA
Sponsor: ISRAEL: AMERICAN ISRAEL EDUCATION FOUNDATION ARMENIA: ARMENIAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE OF AMERICA
Purpose: MEET WITH ISRAELI LEADERS, VISIT MILITARY SITES, DISCUSS US-ISRAEL PARTNERSHIP ARMENIA: MEET WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, VISIT USAID PROJECTS
Date: Aug 3, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $8,617.94
source

Destination: NEW DELHI, INDIA-HYDERABAD, INDIA-MUMBAI, INDIA-DHAKA, BANGLADESH
Sponsor: INDIA (7 DAYS IN COUNTRY) CONFEDERATION OF INDIAN INDUSTRIES BANGLADESH 4 DAYS IN COUNTRY, FEDERATION OF BANGLADESHI CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
Purpose: DELEGATION VISIT TO INDIA TO MEET WITH POLITICAL AND BUSINESS LEADERS, SPEECH TO BUSINESSMEN VISIT TO BANGLADESH TO MEET WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, BUSINESSMEN, UNFPA PROJECTS, GRAMEEN BANK
Date: Jan 2, 2004 (14 days)
Expense: $8,888.76
source

Destination: MANHATTAN, NY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT EQUITY MARKETS
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $561.85
source

Destination: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Sponsor: US Committee for the United Nations Population Fund
Purpose: FACT FINDING REGARDING HEALTH AND FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAMS FUNDED BY UNFPA AND USAID
Date: Feb 17, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,649.06
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-CHICAGO-NEW YORK
Sponsor: Financial Services Roundtable
Purpose: TO ADDRESS HOUSING POLICY COUNCIL
Date: May 21, 2004
Expense: $604.20
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: DISCUSSIONS ABOUT HOMELAND SECURITY, BORDER SECURITY, EDUCATION
Date: Jan 12, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $7,200.40
source

Destination: SRI LANKA
Sponsor: Communications Consortium Media Center
Purpose: VISIT TSUNAMI AFFECTED REGION OF SRI LANKA, SEE FIRST HAND THE WORK OF UNFPA DEALING IN A REFUGEE SITUATION
Date: Jan 15, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,001.97
source

Destination: NAPLES, FL
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: SPEECH FOR 2005 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,187.80
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: LED A TRIP TO NYSE FOR DEMOCRATIC FRESHMEN MEMBER'S TO SEE THE IMPORTANCE OF THE MARKET
Date: Mar 7, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,116.41
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: SPING RETREAT, CONGRESSIONAL PARTICIPATION
Date: May 28, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,471.83
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Joseph Crowley

Anne Marie Anzalone
Suzanne Anziska
Sarig Armenian
Kevin Casey
Christopher Connell
John Dasilva
Shawn Hodjati
Eli Kogan
Jodi Lieberman
Chris Mccannell
John Olmsted
Jennifer Psaki
Angela Ramirez
Gregg Sheiowitz
Anthony Silberfeld
Joshua Straka
Joshua Stroka



American RadioWorks |
Photo: FEMA Photo Library.

The Lost Children of Katrina

In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?

Recent Posts

  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.
  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.