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  • 10/16/2015
  • Posted by Kathy Muse

CSED Newsletter October 16, 2015

Check kayaking off your bucket list
CSED is partnering with Kayak-iti-Yat to offer free kayaking lessons to community members 14 years or older. The event will take place at Bayou St. John Saturday, November, 14 at 9 a.m. No experience is necessary and life jackets will be provided. 
If you have questions, would like to sign up, or would like transportation to the event, please e-mail [email protected] or call 512-964-9499. 
Eat Dat! New cookbook offers healthy, affordable recipes

CSED is a partner and contributor to a new cookbook called "Eat Dat!" It features 80 pages of nutritious, healthy, affordable meals for New Orleans residents. Best of all, it's free to download. 
More fresh produce options coming to Lower 9

The Sankofa FRESH STOP MARKET will open next Saturday, October 24 at 5029 St Claude Ave (at the corner of Forstall and St. Claude). The FRESH STOP MARKET will sell fruits and vegetables grown in Sankofa's gardens, as well as, fresh options grown by local Louisiana farmers and New Orleans-based food distributors. They'll also have fresh shrimp. The organization also has a mobile market (see the schedule). 
Help rebuild Mt. Nebo Baptist Church 
Support Rev. Charles Duplessis and the Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in their rebuilding efforts by making a donation to their GoFundMe. A very generous donor has agreed to match all donations received toward the Mount Nebo project up to $25,000 during the month of October! Each gift is greatly appreciated and tax completely tax-deductible.

Read their story and donate today
2015 New Orleans Neighborhood Summit
CSED is partnering with the Mayor's Neighborhood Engagement Office for the 2015 New Orleans Neighborhood Summit. It's a free, one-day conference featuring skill-building workshops, City information sessions and opportunities for residents to connect with others working to build stronger and more resilient communities. The Summit will be held on Saturday, November 14, in the Professional Sciences Building on the campus of Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd.
In This Issue
Low water pressure in alert
The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans has issued a release alerting residents of low water pressure this Tuesday, Oct. 20, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. The streets affected are N. Galvez (from Tupelo to Delery), Delery (from N. Derbigny to N. Galvez), and Tupleo (from N. Derbiny to N. Dorgenois). 
For more information, call 529-2837 or visit www.swbno.org. 
Job opening:
The Data Center
The Data Center is seeking to hire a new data analyst. If you are interested in this position, please view the job posting online. 
Fresh produce at Capstone Farmer's Market every Friday 

The Capstone Farmer's Market will be open every Friday through Nov. 20, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. at 5001 N. Claiborne Ave. Credit and debit cards are accepted and special discounts are available for customers who make purchases with SNAP cards. 

For more information, e-mail [email protected]  and check out the Capstone website
Entergy's tips to get get ready for Jack Frost

As we transition into fall weather, homeowners across the New Orleans metro area are contemplating colder winter weather in the months to come. What are the best ways to prepare a home - especially a historic or older home - for lower temperatures? 
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 Outreach
Beverly Jackson

Resiliency Manager for Coastal Restoration and Community Awareness 
Rachel Pickens



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