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  • 11/06/2015
  • Posted by Kathy Muse

CSED Newsletter November 6, 2015

Mustard Greens flourish in the CSED Garden 
Lower 9 neighbor Ike takes home mustard greens harvested from
CSED Chartres Street garden.
Volunteer Spotlight: Marquette University

CSED is thankful for the wonderful volunteers from Marquette University. They've made many trips to volunteer in our community over the past few years. Here they are putting the final touches on the New Sankofa Market, located at the corner of St. Claude and Forstall. 
Final days to register for City of 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 in topics such as Discovering community leadership, Resilient New Orleans, Housing NOLA and Working strategically with government.  The Summit takes place next Saturday, November 14, in the Professional Sciences Building on the campus of Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., beginning at 9 a.m. 

1st Annual Holladay Market 

The Lower 9 Collaborative is hosting the first annual Holladay Market shopping extravaganza Saturday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 12, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. This event is a great time for the entire community to enjoy open mic, live music, shopping and festive libations in one place. This celebration will take place at 1123 Lamanche Street. 
If you'd like to be a merchant or get more information, please contact Bill at 504-460-2689. 
Support the Heart Walk and neighbor Robert Green 

Lower 9 neighbor Robert Green has changed his lifestyle and lost weight to prevent heart disease. Support him and the American Heart Association by making a donation to the Heart Walk today. 

Apply today for EPA Youth Advisory Group
EPA is seeking young adults, ages 18 to 29, who are involved in climate change efforts and/or advocacy, to apply to be part of a "first-of-its-kind" youth-led advisory work group to assist the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) in developing advice and recommendations to help EPA in developing best practices to address climate change concerns. Applications are due Monday, Nov. 30. 
In This Issue
Upcoming community events 
Fish Fry
Friday, Nov. 6
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
All Souls Episcopal Church
& Community Center
5500 St. Claude Ave.  
Equity in the Water Sector Workshop
Monday, Nov. 9
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
4035 Washington Ave.
Register today
Free PresHall Brass Band Concert
Tuesday, Nov. 10
(and every Tuesday this month)
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
1235 Deslonde St.  
Tire Shop Redevelopment Meeting
Thursday, Nov. 12
5:30 p.m - 7:30 p.m.
Sánchez Center 
1616 Caffin Ave. 
Make it Right Open House
Sunday, Nov. 15
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
1705 Jourdan Ave.
New Orleans 360: When Child Support Becomes a Debtors' Prison 
Thursday, Nov. 19
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. 
Dillard University Georges Auditorium, Professional Schools and Sciences Building 2601 Gentilly Boulevard 
Soul-A-Bration Gumbo Gala Fundraiser
Friday, Nov. 20
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
All Souls Episcopal Church & Community Center 
5500 St. Claude Ave.  
Win a Free Water Wise NOLA "Home Assessment" 
Global Green is giving away a free one-hour professional home assessment addressing problems of drainage and subsidence on your property.
Complete this online form to enter before 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. 
For more information, please contact Jeff Supak at [email protected] or (504) 525-2121.
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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