Alena Maschke

Alena covers health in Acadiana for The Current and The Acadiana Advocate. She came to Lafayette after reporting on the recovery from hurricanes Laura and Delta in southwest Louisiana. A native of Germany, Alena first came to the U.S. as an international student at Columbia University’s School of Journalism in 2016 and has since worked as a reporter in New York, Florida, California and Louisiana.
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How can Lafayette tackle homelessness?

In a series of meetings organized by Catholic Charities of Acadiana over the past few months, community members were invited to share their thoughts.

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