Oct. 3, 2014
CSED Kickstarter Launched

CSED is excited to announce the launch of our Kickstarter campaign for "The Center: A Sustainable Historic House". Our goal is to raise $17,900 by Nov. 4. With your contributions, we can finish renovating 5227 Chartres St. and become an educational center. 

Legal clinic open this weekend

The Common Ground Relief's Legal Clinic will be open this Saturday and the first Saturday of each month, noon - 3 p.m. Visit clinic staff 1800 Deslonde Street for assistance with elder law, estate planning, family law, housing issues, and social security/SSI issues. For assistance anytime, please call 504-355-0970. 
Conflict resolution workshop registration open

Community Mediation Services will be conducting a free conflict resolution workshop in the Lower 9th Ward on Monday, Oct. 27, 4:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. at All Souls Church, 5500 St. Claude Ave. If you are interested in attending this event, contact Lou Furman at 504-606-2706 or by email at furman44@gmail.com. Dinner will be provided and space is limited, so register today. 
Youth workforce construction training with Louisiana Green Corps 
Louisiana Green Corps is
recruiting youth ages 18 - 21 for their workforce construction training. It's a 14 week program in which youth can earn construction-related certifications, receive a weekly stipend and get job placement assistance.

For more information, call 504-613-4661. 

Mt. Nebo Bible Baptist Church events

Mt. Nebo Bible Baptist Church family and Pastor Charles Duplessis invite you to worship with them at St. Maurice Baptist Church, 605 St. Maurice Street. Worship service will take place Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 - Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. 

They will also be sponsoring a Women's Conference November 7 - 9. The registration fee is $30 and the deadline to register is Sunday, Oct. 26. 

Urban restoration mapping blitz

The Public Lab Urban Restoration Mapping Blitz is a new event that will kick off a mapping project aimed at tracking the progress of eight urban wetland restoration projects near Lake Pontchartrain. The event will take place Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Rosa F. Keller Public Library at 9 a.m. Participants can enjoy free lunch and a day of creating aerial imagery, photography, scavenger hunts and map building. 
In This Issue
Block party & seafood boil this weekend

The community is invited to a block party, seafood boil and farmers market this Saturday, Oct. 4, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. at 1205 Charbonnet Street. This event is sponsored by VEGGI farmers cooperative, The Lower Ninth Ward Village, Capstone and Supporting Urban Agriculture (SUA)
CSED Team 

Executive Director
Arthur Johnson

Program Coordinator & Urban Farm Manager
Kathy Muse

Volunteer Coordinator
Warrenetta Banks

Energy Efficiency & Urban Farm Manager
Vincent Fedeli

Wetland Specialist
John Taylor

Energy Efficiency Apprentice
Charles Reddick

Community Resilience Consultant 
Beverly Jackson

Resiliency Manager for Coastal Restoration and Community Awareness 
Rachel Pickens
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