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The Lost Children of Katrina

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American RadioWorks |
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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Lori Denham


Total cost of 12 trips: $17,983.79


Trips traveled under the office of Calvin Dooley

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: ATTEND CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOWN
Date: Jan 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,060.00
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: SENATE NEW DENWERAT COALITION STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 14, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $154.10
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - MEETINGS AT WTO
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: VISIT WTO MEET WTO REPRESENTATIVES U.S. DELEGATION
Date: Feb 18, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,635.49
source

Destination: DLC-MIAMI
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 10, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,374.43
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 16, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,712.00
source

Destination: DON CESAR BEACH RESORT
Sponsor: Healthcare Leadership Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $854.02
source

Destination: ATLANTA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,053.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: SPRING RETREAT
Date: Apr 25, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,692.39
source

Destination: AIRLIE, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $120.00
source

Destination: IAD - SANTIAGO, CHILE - IAD
Sponsor: Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,516.00
source

Destination: MEETING AT THE ASPEN INSTITUTE & WITH DLC & PPI LEADERS
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 16, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $3,818.00
source

Destination: ANNUAL DLC LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL & STAFFING REP. DOOLEY
Date: Mar 25, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,994.36
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lori Denham.


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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  • 04.01.15

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  • 03.25.15

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