Students taking a public history course at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are collecting oral histories about the floods of August 2016.
Today, the students are at the South Regional Library until 4 p.m.
The students are looking for memories of:
• where you were and how you were impacted by the 2016 Floods,
• how you personally responded or helped others after they took place,
• what sort of impact they had on the Lafayette and Acadiana community,
• how they compared to other disasters in Lafayette or Acadiana history,
• and what impact you think this disaster had on you in the last 2 years.
It takes less than 10 minutes to participate. Another session is planned for September. You can keep up with the plans here.
The students also have created a podcast about the floods; you can find more info here.