In New Orleans, A Deeper Look at Jobs Data Catalyzes Economic Strategy Focused on Connecting Black Men to Work

Blog post by J. Mijin Cha
October 21, 2014

The Data Center   (New Orleans)

Data can be a jarring wake up call and prompt major institutional action. In 2013, the Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy at Loyola University and The Data Center released a report on the economic potential for African American men in New Orleans with findings nothing less than shocking. This blog discusses the response from the mayor to the jarring information from the Data Center report.