Voices from the Post-Katrina Ninth Ward: An Examination of Social Justice, Privilege, and Personal Growth

  • Paul B. Perrin University of Florida
  • Angelica Brozyna University of Florida
  • Andrea B. Berlik University of Florida
  • Frederic F. Desmond University of Florida
  • Huan J. Ye University of Florida
  • Elza Boycheva State University of New York, Binghamton
Keywords: Hurricane Katrina, Social justice, Disaster relief, Privilege

Abstract

Wefive graduate-student counselors and one professorprovided social support to African- American residents in New Orleans post-Katrina Ninth Ward. We describe residents narratives, our reactions to our own privileges made salient, our personal growth, and post-Katrina social injustice. We then suggest ways for individuals to contribute to disaster relief/social justice.
Published
2008-04-01
How to Cite
Perrin, P., Brozyna, A., Berlik, A., Desmond, F., Ye, H., & Boycheva, E. (2008). Voices from the Post-Katrina Ninth Ward: An Examination of Social Justice, Privilege, and Personal Growth. Journal for Social Action in Counseling & Psychology, 1(2), 48-61. Retrieved from https://openjournals.bsu.edu/jsacp/article/view/187