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  • 08/28/2015
  • Posted by Kathy Muse

CSED Newsletter August 28, 2015

Tears of Joy 

"New Orleans Advocate" article highlights CSED Volunteer Coordinator Warrenetta Banks' Hurricane Katrina recovery story and the wonderful work she's done with our volunteers. 
9th Ward Improv Opera invites community to a free performance
The 9th Ward Improv Opera invites the community to a special performance tonight, Aug. 28, at the Andrew P. Sanchez Community Center, 1616 Caffin Ave. This performance is part of the Lower 9 Resilience Festival. It's free and open to the public. 
Events commemorate 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
Friday, Aug. 28
Reception and photo exhibition
Tekrema Center 5640 Burgundy Street 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. 
"Katrina Artistically Revisited" and Film Screening of Secondline/Secondlife by Ricklevine Canal Place 333 Canal Street  10 p.m. 
Saturday, Aug. 29
K10 On The Levee - yoga and music
500 Deslonde Street 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. For more information, e-mail
10th Katrina Commemorative Event - Bravery, Strength, Resilience-Yesterday,Today,Tomorrow Laying of the Wreath Ceremony 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Andrew Pete Sanchez Community Center
1616 N. Claiborne Ave.
Silent Procession 12:00 noon Promptly
Corner of Caffin Ave. & N. Claiborne
The Lower 9 Resilience Festival   Pete Sanchez Community Center 1616 Caffin Avenue New Orleans, 70117 1:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  More information
10th Annual Katrina Secondline/Wreath Placement 
1826 Tennessee Street -1617 Tennessee Street 1 p.m. 3 p.m.   
Lower 9th Ward Living Museum commemorative events 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Mural unveiling ceremony 7 p.m.- 8 p.m. - lecture and Q&A with Malik Rahim Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum 1235 Deslonde Street Get more information: www.L9LivingMuseum.org | (504)220-3652 All events are free and open to the public! 
Feature Films show on the front of resident Robert Green's House 1826 Tennessee Street
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. 
Films include:
Jonathan Demme: "The Right To Return" Discovery Channel: "Floods" Estee Blachard: "From My Heart" National Relief Network "Children of the Storm" Dr. Rick Levine feature film "Robert Lynn Green, Sr"
After party  10 p.m. Everyone is invited to come out and bring a dish. 
The Lower 9th Ward: Rightfully Returned 
"The Lower 9th Ward: Rightfully Returned" is a new video produced by The Sierra Club. The video features Lower 9 neighbors and highlights Hurricane Katrina recovery in Lower 9. 
Katrina 10 Years Later: A Second Life, A Second Chance
An encore presentation of the documentary, "Katrina 10 Years Later: A Second Life, A Second Chance", will air on WYES-New Orleans, Saturday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m.
In This Issue
Update your business information in our Lower 9 Resource Guide
CSED is working to update our Lower 9 Resource Guide through phone calls and site visits. If you'd like to include your business in our guide, or update your business information, please contact CSED's Beverly Jackson at  504-756-1204. 
Evacuteer captains needed in Lower 9
Sign up today to volunteer with Evacuteer. These special volunteers will assist our community during mandatory evacuations.
Diaper drive, donate today
Donate diapers to moms in our community now through Aug. 31. Drop off diapers (sizes 2 - 4) and wipes (3t - 4t) at two locations: 3300 S. Broad and 711 N. Broad. 
The diapers will be given away at the Total Toddler Takeover event Friday, September 25, 10 a.m. - noon, at South Broad Community Health Center, 3300 S. Broad. 
CSED Team 
Chief Executive Officer  Arthur Johnson
Program Manager Kathy Muse
Volunteer Manager Warrenetta Banks
Wetland Specialist John Taylor
Energy Efficiency Assistant Charles Reddick
Community Resilience Assistant Beverly Jackson
Resiliency Manager for Coastal Restoration and Community Awareness  Rachel Pickens
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