Oct. 10, 2014
CSED Ribbon Cutting & Reception

Join official sponsor Tandus Centiva and the US Green Building Council's local & national leaders for the official ribbon cutting & reception of the Greenbuild 2014 Legacy Project at the Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development's Energy Efficiency Education Center.  The event will take place at the CSED Center, 5227 Chartres Street, Oct. 19, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Support the CSED Kickstarter

CSED has started a kickstarter, and we need your support. Help us finish The Center, a community-based resource that will support current residents of the Lower 9th Ward through energy-efficient home upgrades and educational demonstrations for the community. Help us #SustainTheNine! 

St. David Head Start Center is now enrolling children 3-5 years old

Give your child a head start. St. David Head Start Center is now enrolling 3 - 5 year old children. Applications are being accepted at two locations: Head Start Main Office, located on the second floor of 4521 Martin Luther King Blvd., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and St. David Head Start, 1230 Caffin Ave., 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Submit your nominations for the 2014 NPN Trumpet Awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 NPN Trumpet Awards, honoring the individuals, elected officials, businesses and groups who are making a difference in the community. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, October 17. For more information, call the Neighborhoods Partnership Network at (504) 940-2207.
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. 
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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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