NCDP On Gulf Coast, Organizing Youth to Face Disaster

A new youth development and disaster recovery program, which grew out of research on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, will debut in five Gulf Coast high schools next week. The SHOREline Project will bring together teens to create and share resources to help their own communities and others to recover from disasters. The program is spearheaded by the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University in partnership with Colorado State University and the Children’s Health Fund, with funding from the Baton Rouge Area Foundation.

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