Features by Zoe Sullivan

Large numbers of Mexican and Central American immigrant workers comprise the Wisconsin dairy farm labor force.

Immigrant workers help save Wisconsin dairy farms

Mexican and Central American immigrants are a large share of the workers on Wisconsin dairy farms.
Posted In: Central America, Mexico, immigrants, dairy, dairy farmers

Advocates say insurance costs strain homeowners

Gulf Coast insurance premiums have skyrocketed in recent years, and homeowners advocates say they're seeing people at risk of going into foreclosure because they can't afford their mortgage plus their insurance.
Posted In: home insurance, Gulf residents, Mississippi, foreclosure, Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana

Narrowing Louisiana's wage gap.

Louisiana has one of the largest pay disparities between men and women in the U.S. But new legislation and a coastal restoration project may help bridge that gap.
Posted In: Wage gap, Louisiana, women, employment

Building business skills in New Orleans' music industry

New Orleans has long been a music Mecca, but it has surprisingly little infrastructure for the business side of the industry. To help fill this gap, two hip-hop entrepreneurs have been sharing the gospel of copyright and licensing with local musicians and producers.
Posted In: hip-hop, Entertainment, Music, New Orleans
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