Oct. 31, 2014
$11,358 pledged, 116 backers, 5 days to go in our Kickstarter

We're more than halfway to our goal and we have only five more days remaining in our Kickstarter campaign. Please support our Kickstarter today and help us reach our goal of $17,900 for our community-based resource center. Help us #SustainTheNine! 

Lower 9 Farmers Market open this weekend

The Lower 9th Ward Farmer's Market will be open tomorrow, Nov. 1 and every 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month. There will be a variety of seasonal vegetables, raw honey from right here in the Lower 9, and food dishes available for purchase. The market will be held at the Lower 9th Ward Village, 1205 Charbonnet Street, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Register today for the New Orleans Neighborhood Summit 

The Mayor's Neighborhood Engagement office is hosting the third annual New Orleans Neighborhood Summit, a one-day professional development conference for neighborhood/community leaders and residents of Orleans parish. The event will be held next Saturday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Dillard University's Professional Services Building, 2601 Gentilly Blvd. The deadline to register is today, Oct. 31. 

Facilitation training for workshop leaders

The Tulane Prevention Research Center will host a training for workshop leaders Wednesday, Nov. 5, 6 p.m. at All Souls Episcopal Church and Community Center, 5500 St. Claude Ave. This training is an opportunity to learn best ways to prepare for workshops, develop a solid workshop outline, fully engage your audience, and get your audience involved in hands-on activity. Each participate will receive a certificate of completion. Training will last 1 1/2 hours and refreshments will be provided. To reserve your spot, call (504) 875-2948.

Sankofa Mobile Market Schedule

Mark your calendars for the Sankofa mobile market. The schedule is as follows: 

New Israel Baptist Church
6322 St. Claude Ave
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

Every other Sunday
St Mary of the Angels Church
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

St. David Catholic Church
5617 St. Claude Ave.
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The Lower 9th Ward Senior Center
5234 N. Claiborne Ave.
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Third annual Algiers health fair

The Third annual Algiers health fair will take place Saturday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Algiers United Methodist Church, 637 Opelousas Ave. (Algiers Point). This event will feature activities for all ages, including a cooking class, health screenings, meditation and art therapy. It's free and open to the public. 

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Make It Right's
Fall fest celebration 

Make it Right invites the community to their first annual Fall Fest celebration. It's tonight, Oct. 31, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Tennessee St. This will be a full-filled celebration with food, games, prizes and give-a-ways. Please bring your own chairs. 
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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