People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond: What they meant during Katrina time and the future of New Orleans

Diana Dunn, one of the founding members of People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond (PISAB), talks about her own Katrina experience and how several organizing principles set up by PISAB played out in the aftermath of Katrina. In this second part of the interview Diana dwelt on the various forms and benefits of networking. From face-to-face community organizing to exchanging stories with an SPCA worker, Diana analyzed the question: “What is networking?” Interview conducted by Xiayue “Patrick” Li. Permission given by both participants to post.

This piece was originally published on MediaNola on April 22, 2014. 


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