American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children: Accepting Submissions for 23rd Annual Colloquium

The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) is now accepting submissions for its 23rd Annual Colloquium, July 22-25, 2015, at the Westin Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts. APSAC is soliciting abstracts for training, research and poster presentations. You do not need to be a member to submit your program abstract.

Join us at one of the field’s premier forums for child abuse professionals to offer training presentations and report new research findings concerning legal, medical, mental health, investigative, preventive, and protective services work with abused and neglected children, their families, and perpetrators of abuse. Presentations are encouraged on all aspects of child maltreatment, including cultural diversity.

To access the PREFERRED online submission process, click here An alternative PDF Form is also available via this link

The deadline to submit is October 22, 2014.

Tulane Center for Public Service Workshop: “Nonprofit Financial Accounting & Planning for Long-Term Success”

Dear Community Partner,
You and your colleagues are invited to the second Toolkit Workshop of the Fall 2014 semester, “Nonprofit Financial Accounting and Planning for Long-Term Success”

· When: Wednesday, October 15th, 3pm-5pm

· Where: Tulane City Center, 1725 Baronne St, New Orleans

· Who: Community Partners, Tulane CPS Staff, Accounting and Nonprofit Professionals


This workshop will provide best-practices and resources regarding how to quickly and effectively handle nonprofit financial accounting, budgeting and planning for important decision making and sustainable success. The workshop includes:

· Presentations by Andrew Foley, Nonprofit Consultant for EMH Strategy and Saegan Swanson, Business and Operations Manager for Propeller

· Networking opportunities

· Food from Liberty’s Kitchen

The event is free of charge and there will be a limited amount of seats so please make sure to RSVP HERE and we look forward to seeing you there!


Theodore Nathan | Senior Program Coordinator for Campus Community Partnerships
Tulane’s Center for Public Service | Tulane University
Alcee Fortier Hall | 6823 St. Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118
O: 504-862-3352 | C: 973-534-5516 | F: 504-862-8061 | MBA Candidate 2015

USCIS: DACA Renewal Process Conference Call Sept. 30th

Dear Friends,

Sorry for the late notice, I just received this myself.

Please find attached an invitation for a DACA engagement on Tuesday, September 30th at 2pm ET. This teleconference is co-hosted by the White House Offices of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and Public Engagement; DHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships; and, USCIS.

This is expected to be a 30-minute call during which USCIS will provide an overview of the DACA renewal process and answer questions from participants.

Have a great day!

Merrilyn Onisko
Community Relations Officer
USCIS, New Orleans District Office, District 11
2424 Edenborn Avenue, Ste 300
Metairie, LA 70001
(504) 219-2508


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“Darkness to Light” Ending Sexual Abuse

Want a solution to end child sexual abuse?

Please join us on October 3rd for our “Darkness to Light” training. Two hours of your time could help change the life of a child and their family. Together, we can make a difference in our community.
Date: October 3, 2014
Location: Children’s Hospital Auditorium
Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Cost: $10 for the interactive workout that is yours to keep. If you are interested in a scholarship, please state so in RSVP email.

To RSVP, please email the following information to Natashia at
1. Name
2. Agency
3. Contact Number
4. Email Address

Note: You do not need to work for an agency to attend. Training is open to the general public.

See attachment for further information.


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AARP “Confront Care and Conquer”

You are invited
“Confront Care and Conquer”

Caregivers Retreat

Monday, September 22, 2014

10am until 3pm

Audubon Tea Room

6500 Magazine Street New Orleans, Louisiana


Each day, those who care for parents, grandparents, children or siblings can find themselves feeling isolated, overwhelmed and weary.  If you are that person, AARP invites you to join them for a day of relaxation and inspiration.  Come out and learn about local services, and connect with others who understand what you are going through!

Resources & information


Chair massages


Zoo tour & train rides

Lunch Entertainment

AARP-Louisiana is sponsoring this caregivers retreat in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, Audubon Nature Institute, The McFarland Institute-Baptist Community Ministries and New Orleans Council on Aging. The day includes educational presentations, pampering massages, relaxation exercises, an elegant luncheon, friendship and more. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes as there may be an opportunity for movement and light physical activity, including an opportunity to take in the sights of beautiful Audubon Zoo. NO CHILDREN PLEASE.
To RSVP call 877-926-8300

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