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Affordable Housing Struggle (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-12-10

Duration: 00:05:06

Subjects: Housing | Nonprofit organizations


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Smith, Denice Interviewee
  • Stevenson, Tyrone Interviewee
  • De Wulf, Devin Interviewee


This segment from the December 10, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the struggle to find affordable housing in New Orleans. She reports that the nonprofit Feed the Second Line is starting an initiative to connect culture bearers to affordable housing. She interviews: Denice Smith, the Big Queen of the Monogram Hunters Mardi Gras Indian Tribe; Tyrone Stevenson, the Big Chief of the Monogram Hunters; and Devin De Wulf, the founder of Feed the Second Line.