How women are rebuilding the Gulf Coast

http://www.southernstudies.org/2015/08/how-women-are-rebuilding-the-gulf-coast.html

The Moore Community House, which serves low-income women and children on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, launched a program in the wake of Hurricane Katrina to train women in construction skills. The effort is also dispelling gender bias in fields traditionally dominated by men. Image: <img height=”533″ alt=”&lt;p&gt;An innovative program launched after Katrina in Biloxi, Mississippi is preparing women for high-paying construction jobs. (Photo courtesy of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation.)&lt;/p&gt; ” width=”800″ src=”http://www.southernstudies.org/sites/default/files/images/women_in_construction005.jpg?1440787818“> An innovative program launched after Katrina in Biloxi, Mississippi is preparing women for high-paying construction jobs. (Photo courtesy of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation.) Appreciate this post? Please donate & share below. Donate » Tweet » Share » Email » Reddit » Image Caption: &lt;p>An innovative program launched after Katrina in Biloxi, Mississippi is preparing women for high-paying construction jobs. (Photo courtesy of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation.)&lt;/p> read more

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