Oct. 24, 2014
Help us reach our Kickstarter goal 

CSED Kickstarter Update
CSED Kickstarter Update
We've got less than two weeks remaining in our Kickstarter and we've received support from nearly 100 people. Every dollar counts, so support our Kickstarter today and help us reach our goal of $17,900 for our community-based resource center. Help us #SustainTheNine! 

Free kayak tour in Bayou Bienvenue
By Land, Air, and Water: A Community Perspective on Coastal Restoration

We're partnering with Kayak-iti-Yat to offer a series of free activities. Join us for a guided kayak tour in Bayou Bienvenue Sunday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. No experience is necessary. Life jackets and training with be provided. All participants must be 14 years or older. If you have questions or would like to reserve your spot, call 512-964-9499 or 985-778-5034, or email info@kayakitiyat.com
Harvest Festival for kids ages 3 - 5  


Total Community Action, Inc. Head Start Program is hosting a harvest festival for children ages 3 - 5 years old Friday, Oct. 24, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. at St. David Head Start. This event is a time for parents to register their children for St. David's Head Start Center, located at 1230 Caffin Ave. The afternoon will be filled with fun activities, music, food and a tour of the brand new center. 

To register your child, please bring the following: 
  • proof of income
  • child's birth certificate
  • child's social security card
  • child's current immunization record
  • proof of residence (light bill, lease, etc.)  
For more information, call 504-309-3503. 
Old School Blues Party


Tekrema Center for Art and Culture will host its 2nd annual Old School Blues Party featuring Guitar Slim, Jr. The event will take place Friday, Oct. 24 at 10 p.m. This cost is $10 and costumes are welcomed. 
Free legal clinic

Common Ground Relief, Inc. and The Louisiana Civil Justice Center will host a free legal clinic Saturday, Nov. 1, noon - 3 p.m. at 1800 Deslonde Street. Free counseling will be offered in the following legal issues: 
family law, estate planning, housing and landlord tenant issues, government programs, consumer protection matters, employment, elder law, disaster related issues and foreclosure. For more information, call 504-355-0970. 
In This Issue
Early voting now through Oct. 28


Exercise your right to vote! Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 4, but you can vote early now through Oct. 28. 

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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