On Thursday, February 18th, at the SUNY College at Old Westbury, Lisa Payton presented "Lifting Ourselves by Our Bootstraps: Rebuilding New Orleans four years after Katrina. Does anybody still care?" at the SUNY College at Old Westbury, as a part of Black History Month.
Lisa Payton earned a Master's of Science degree from Columbia University School of Journalism in 2005. Later that year, she went to New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, where she worked as a field producer for the Frontline documentary, "The Old Man and The Storm."The film chronicled one family's decision to stay in New Orleans and rebuild. It aired nationally on PBS in January 2009.
For more information contact the American Studies Department at 516.876.3103.
SUNY College at Old Westbury
DISCOVER THE LEADER IN YOU!