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Chuck Morse of Thrive New Orleans Named Urban Conservancy's 2019 Urban Hero

Karl Lengel
Thrive NOLA's Chuck Morse

Chuck Morse was recently named Urban Conservancy’s Urban Hero of 2019. Morse currently serves as of Executive Director of Thrive New Orleans, a local non-profit that creates jobs, fosters entrepreneurs and develops housing. He also works as a mentor for the Propeller Startup Accelerator Program, where he helps new businesses in the water industry. WWNO's Karl Lengel sat down with Chuck to find out more about his commitment to water sustainability and what makes an Urban Hero.

Karl Lengel has worked in the lively arts as an actor, announcer, manager, director, administrator and teacher. In broadcast, he has accumulated over two decades of on-air experience and is currently WWNO’s anchor for NPR’s “All Things Considered” and a host for “Louisiana Considered”. He holds a BS in Professional Management from Nova Southeastern University and an MFA in Film and Theatre from the University of New Orleans.

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