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Building Resilience Workshop VI
Resilient Mid-City Businesses, Walk & Learn

GBCI: 0920003389

Take a walking tour of Mid-City Businesses affected by Hurricane Katrina and hear how they bounced back from destruction bringing a neighborhood with them.
Eligible for 2 CE HOURS.
  • 2 CE



This evening discussion invites three prominent Mid-City business owners to discuss how they have made positive changes to their continuity planning and resilience collaborations. Attendees will meet at the Gulf Coast Bank for an introduction to begin the evening's events. We will walk to Angelo Brocato’s Italian Ice Cream and Pastry where we will discuss how this sta p le of New Orleans weathered the destruction of Hurricane Katrina to reopen less than one month later, and helped Mid-City bounce back. Finally, we will complete our tour at Massey’s and discuss the Lafitte Greenway and its anticipated positive effect on the business. We invite community members, organizers, business owners and small business resilience experts to join us as we walk and talk.


  1. Understand how businesses were affected by Hurricane Katrina.
  2. Be able to evaluate the success of business continuity planning
  3. Analyze how these businesses are preparing for future flooding.
  4. Understand the resilience plan for the Lafitte Greenway and how it supports local businesses.


This course is a part of the following series:
Building Resilience Workshop VI

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Created by

USGBC Louisiana


Mark Strella
Deborah Mills

Other sessions included in that series: