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Fall 2013 Public Service Internship Fair - Mark You Calendar!

Wed., Nov. 13th  
Time: 5:30-7:00 PM 
Location: Tulane University, LBC, Qatar Ballroom 

The Tulane Public Service Internship Team would like to invite you to reserve a table at our Public Service Internship Fair on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM in the Tulane Lavin-Bernick Center, Qatar Ballroom. To participate in the fair, please click here to RSVP. Food and refreshments will be served. 
The Internship Program aims to offer quality internship opportunities to Tulane students in a variety of fields. The Internship Fair provides an excellent chance for you to meet with undergraduate students seeking unpaid, public service internships for the Spring 2014 semester. 
Also, please make sure to send internship job descriptions to us as soon as possible so we can promote them to students.

For more information, please contact Dr. Myriam Huet at or at 504-862-3357
Co-Educator Workshop: Ending the Semester and Preparing for the Future 
Date: Thurs., Nov. 7, 2013 
Time: 3:00 PM-5:00PM 
Location: Good Work Network- 2028 Orthea Castle Haley Bvld.

If your organization is working with students this semester, it's important to conclude the semester on a high-note. This will also help with your organization's attempts to recruit more students and faculty for future semesters. This workshop focuses on how your organization can conclude the semester of service and how to recruit students to work for your organization. 
Please RSVP here if you would like to attend this workshop.

For more information, please contact Teddy Nathan at
Nonprofit Toolkit Workshop: Nonprofit Leadership: Succession Planning and "Founderitis" 
Date: Tues., Nov. 19, 2013
Time: 3:00 PM-5:00 PM 
Location: TBD

Change happens and it doesn't always have to be a negative thing. It's important that when change does happen, organizations are ready to adapt and evolve. This workshop helps nonprofits better understand and avoid the problems with "Founderitis" and also discusses how to best prepare for leadership succession with succession planning. 
Please RSVP here for more information.

For more information, please contact Teddy Nathan at
On Our 


Shell Shocked Screening, Panel, and Dialogue

Date: Mon., Nov. 11, 2013
Time: 7:00-9:00 PM
Location: LBC, Qatar Ballroom

Faculty, students, and community partners are welcome to a screening of "Shell Shocked," a documentary about violence in New Orleans followed by a dynamic panel discussion and dialogue among panelists and attendees. Community organizations and student groups will distribute information and sign up volunteers. This event is led by Student Affairs and Co-Sponsored by CPS, Tulane School of Social Work, and Tulane Dialogue Collaborative. To RSVP to this event, please click here. For more information, please contact Amanda Buberger at


Dialogue on Mental Health


Date: Mon., Nov. 18th, 2013

Time: 5:30-7:30 PM

Location: First Grace Church Fellowship Room, 3401 Canal St. 



In response to President Obama's call for conversation about mental health nationwide, you are welcome to dialogue about pressing issues related to mental health in our community.

This dialogue will engage community leaders who may connect youth from neighborhoods across the city in a series of dialogues on Mental Health in the New Year.   


Please RSVP here.   


For more information, please contact Julianna Padgett at or Amanda Buberger at

In Our Community...

Museum Mash 2013



Date: Oct. 26, 2013
Time: 5:30-8:30 PM
Location: Louisiana Children's Museum
Celebrate Halloween in a fun and safe way at our Museum Mash! Come wearing your favorite costume and play beWITCHing games to receive prizes. Join the Museum's staff in a rip roaring, spine-shaking monster mash dance party in the Atrium! 

Tickets are $10 per person, $5 for members, and FREE for those under 12. 

For more information and to buy tickets, please visit



7th Annual Central City Festival

Date: Sat., Nov. 16, 2013

Time: 11:00 AM-6:00 PM

Location: Between 1600 and 1700 blocks of O.C. Haley Blvd. 


The O.C. Haley Boulevard Merchants and Business Association is proud to announce the 7th Annual Central City Festival-Make a Joyful Noise.

The annual fete takes place Saturday, November 16, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the 1600 and 1700 blocks of Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard. Festival goers will move to the rhythms of a range of music from bounce to second line, and from jazz to Latin beats.

Central City Festival also includes a health fair, a children's area, door prizes, food and crafts vendors. Join us as we foresee a thrilling 7th year for this fun-filled neighborhood festival.

The festival is free and open to the public. 

Community Bulletin Board 
CPS is collecting resources to inform and strategize our local community development work! If your organization uses any reports, training materials, or other informative promotional materials to educate your members, volunteers and the general public, please send a link or the resources themselves to or so that we can share them with our students and faculty and so that may inform our shared partnership goals.

Advancing Compassion in Organizations
Date: Friday, Nov. 1, 2013
Time: 8:00-11:30 AM
Location: Tulane University, LBC, Qatar Ballroom

Inspired by the Dalai Lama's visit to New Orleans in May 2013, please join us for a conversation about promising practices for creating connections and change in local organizations. This event is co-sponsored by the Tulane University School of Social Work Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies Clearwater Sanctuary. Tickets are free! Please register here.

The Funding Seed Presents: Major Donor Development 101
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013
Time: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
LocationAshe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
Major donors can make a huge difference for a nonprofit. 
This workshop covers the basics of major donor development: how to identify your donors, ways to build strong relationships with prospects, and what to say (and not say!) when asking for a big donation. Tickets are $35 and participants will receive a certificate of participation for completing the workshop. Please click here to register.
Apply to Serve for AmeriCorps
Date: October 31, 2013

Our open application period is open until Oct 31st! Please go to and click on the red words "Apply to Serve" to get started filling out your application. You can also call the 1-800-942-2677 National Hotline if you have any questions about the application process or requirements.

Cry You One

Date: Oct. 26-Nov. 24, 2013
Time: Saturday and Sunday Afternoons
Location: Los Isleņos Heritage & Cultural Society, 1357 Bayou Road St., Bernard, LA 70085

From the creators of the 2009 hit Loup Garou comes Cry You One - a new outdoor performance that journeys into the heart of our disappearing wetlands. Part song, part story, part procession for our lost land, Cry You One celebrates the people and cultures of South Louisiana while turning clear eyes on the crisis of our vanishing coast. Follow the fiddles to Lower St. Bernard Parish, and join award-winning theater ensembles Mondo Bizarro and ArtSpot Productions
for an unforgettable look at the interconnectedness of land and culture in Louisiana. For more information and tickets please visit  

Job Listing: Executive Director, O. C. Haley Boulevard Merchants and Business Association

Job Description/Work Objectives: The Executive Director of the O. C. Haley Boulevard Merchants and Business Association (OCHMBA) coordinates economic development activities within the corridor area of the Boulevard, with a goal of revitalizing Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard and Central City. The Executive Director also functions as manager for the Main Street program and as liaison to the state Main Street program and Cultural Products District, and is responsible for the development, conduct, execution and documentation of Main Street program activities. He/She reports to the president of the board of directors and supervises any necessary temporary or permanent employees and volunteers, as well as professional consultants.
The Executive Director is responsible for providing leadership in fulfilling the mission and goals of O. C. Haley Boulevard Merchants and Business Association. The Executive Director assures sound financial standing, institutional integrity, and promotes a strong community by bringing people together and engaging them fully in revitalization of the Boulevard.

For more information, please click here.

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Have you Updated your CPS Online Profile?
Tulane's Center for Public Service has an online database, the CPS Online, which we use to help connect partners, students and faculty. We also use the database to learn more about you, our partner organizations and to keep you updated about upcoming events and program information that relates to your mission and needs. To create, check or edit your organization's profile please click HERE
To request username and log-in information for your organization, please email Teddy Nathan at 
CPS faculty, partners, student leaders and staff meet to discuss and plan enhancing English as a Second Language (ESL) services, Spanish and Latin American studies.
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