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We are an organization with a mission to better New Orleans through community service and political involvement. We here at IDEA believe that this mission can be accomplished by setting new political trends in the community through education, encouragement and action. IDEA consists of a diverse group of individuals that are community-minded and interested in forging a durable relationship with all residents of New Orleans and their political representation. IDEA of New Orleans is involved in great causes that help the people in our communities.


New Orleans flood fallout: Officials lose jobs; revelation of inoperable pumps 'insulting to the public'

Pumping stations serving the two New Orleans neighborhoods hit hardest by Saturday's flood were operating at barely above half their full capacity, officials admitted Tuesday, directly contradicting assurances offered earlier by the Sewerage & Water Board and leading Mayor Mitch Landrieu to purge several top city officials. The acknowledgement that...


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