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Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Dillard University

New Orleans, Louisiana



The small, private, historically black, liberal arts institution is rebounding from the costly damage and disruption caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. This grant supports construction of the LEED-Gold Gentilly Center for Health Disparities and Disease Prevention, which seeks to promote quality research, create student learning opportunities, and broaden community-health outreach.