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Cottages become a growth industry

Governor's Commission report

Final team reports

January 18, 2007
Cities in Transition

August 23, 2006
Katrina Plus One
The Katrina Cottage Story

April 26, 2006

Six Months of Progress

January 16, 2006

Affordable Houses Address Gulf Needs

January 11, 2006

Katrina Cottage Unveiled

December 19, 2005
An Abundance of Follow-Up
Moss Point Mini-Charrette

December 3, 2005
CNU Teams Return

November 17, 2005
Final Team Reports Are Released

October 18, 2005
Journal: A Tremendous Start

October 17, 2005
Journal: Time's Up
Team Presentations

October 16, 2005
Journal: Community Input
Draft Community Plans
Architectural Designs

October 15, 2005
Journal: Plans Emerge

October 14, 2005
Journal: Focus on Design
Draft Community Plans

October 13, 2005
Journal: Teams Visit Communities
Draft Goals and Objectives

October 12, 2005
Journal: Renewal Forum Begins

Governor Enlists CNU

GIS Database

Team Resources

Video Overview

A seven-minute video overview of the Mississippi Renewal Forum that gives a portrait of the Gulf Coast and leaders of the event, and scenes from the studio.

Quicktime medium size [11.5mb .mov]
Quicktime large size [55.8mb .mov]
Windows Media Player medium size [10.3mb .wmv]
Windows Media Player large size [65.8mb .wmv]

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Forum GIS Database
The Geographic Information System (GIS) database and associated files that were generated to support the Mississippi Renewal Forum. GIS software is required in order to view and manipulate these files.

Click here to access the GIS database (if you are asked to accept a security certificate, click "okay").

Printed Materials
Governor's Commission Final Report [6.4mb .pdf]
The 178-page report submitted to Governor Haley Barbour incorporates much of the work executed by the Mississippi Renewal Forum. Published December 31, 2005.

The Daily Bulletin
Extended onsite news from the Renewal Forum studio.
Monday, October 17, 2005 [.pdf]
Saturday, October 15, 2005 [.pdf]
Friday, October 14, 2005 [.pdf]
Thursday, October 13, 2005 [.pdf]

Mississippi Renewal Forum Pre-Event Paper [.pdf]
A tabloid primer with a wealth of initiative-specific information and perspective. Published October 10, 2005.


Governor's Office of Recovery and Renewal
The central entity coordinating Katrina relief efforts in Mississippi

The Governorís Commission
on Recovery, Rebuilding and Renewal

Mississippi Recovery
Site of the Mississippi Recovery Fund

Mississippi Beyond Katrina
Facts, background, events and story ideas for journalists covering Mississippi renewal initiatives.

Congress for the New Urbanism
Partners in the Mississippi Renewal Forum

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Co-funders of the Mississippi Renewal Forum

RAND Gulf States Policy Institute
A research collaborative providing policy ideas for regional recovery

State of Mississippi
The official state site