REFRESH Project, octubre 2016 calendario

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EJERCICIO

PARA NIÑOS:

Capoeira para Niños y Jóvenes

Capoeira es un arte marcial de Brasil que incorpora baile, música, cultura y la importancia de comunidad y autodisciplina. Es requerido que un padre o tutor vaya a la primera clase para completar la registración.

  • Cada miércoles para edades 5-8, 5-6pm
  • Cada sábado para edades 9-16, 1:30-2:30pm
  • Capoeira New Orleans: 1016 N. Broad Street
  • Para mas información, llame a Anna: 541-513-5675

    “Mini FC” Futbol para los Niños

    Los niños juegan futbol en esta liga informal. Solamente necesitan zapatos con punta cerrada!

  • Cada domingo, 11am-12pm
  • Niños y niñas, edades 4-8
  • En el césped en frente del Museo de Arte Moderna en el City Park
  • Para mas información, llame a Billy: (614) 893-2141

    PARA ADULTOS:

    Zumba

    Venga a hacer ejercicio bailando a música Latina y internacional!

  • Cada miércoles, 6-7pm
  • En el césped o grama del Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center: 2200 Lafitte Street
  • Para más información, llame a Nellie: (504) 702-6778

    JARDINERIA

    Cosecha de Vegetales

    Cualquiera que desee aprender más de los huertos y cómo cosechar puede venir al huerto para ayudarle a Laura, una jardinera profesional. Si ayudas, te llevas vegetales gratis! Niños bienvenidos con un adulto.

  • Cada martes, 3-5pm
  • En el huerto del ReFresh Project: 300 N. Broad Street
  • Para mas información, llame a Laura: (714) 742-2543

    COCINA Y NUTRICIÓN

    Curso de Cocina y Nutrición para Familias

    En este curso de seis semanas, familias aprenderán sobre nutrición y aprenderán a cómo cocinar recetas fáciles, baratas y nutritivas. Es requerido registrarse al curso y atender a la mayoría de las clases.

  • Los jueves, 6 de octubre– 17 de noviembre (no habrá clase el 27 de octubre)
  • Tulane Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine en el ReFresh Project: 300 N. Broad Street
  • Para más información o registrarse para el próximo curso, llame a Nora: (414) 379-6401

INFORMACIÓN, ENSEÑANZA Y APOYO

Congreso de Jornaleros – Reunión Semanal

El Congreso de Jornaleros une a los jornaleros y trabajadores de la reconstrucción para crear un sentido de comunidad y luchar para sus derechos. Hay cuidado de niños.

  • Cada miércoles, 7pm
  • First Grace United Methodist Church: 3401 Canal Street
  • Para más información, llame a Fernando: (504) 258-1000

    Nuestra Voz – Círculo de Padres Campeones

    En este grupo usted aprende cómo manejar el sistema escolar y cómo ser el mejor defensor de la educación de sus hijos. Hay cuidado de niños.

  • Cada jueves empezando el 15 de septiembre, 5:30pm
  • Oficinas de Nuestra Voz: 3301 Freret Street
  • Para mas información, llame a Laura: (504) 671-7043

    SERVICIOS MEDICOS

    New Orleans Children’s Health Project (NOCHP)

    NOCHP provee cuidado médico (pediatría) y otra ayuda para los niños. Sus doctores son bilingües y no se necesita seguro médico ni número de seguro social.

  • Varios lugares en New Orleans y Jefferson Parish
  • Para mas información, llame a Miguel: (504) 881-4701

    Ruth U. Fertel Tulane Community Health Center

    Esta clínica provee servicios médicos (incluyendo de cuidado de los ojos) a los adultos y niños. No se necesita seguro médico ni número de seguro social. Los pacientes pagan dependiendo una escala móvil de ingresos. Cada segundo y cuarto sábado del mes hay clínica para adultos gratis de 8-11am.

  • Ruth U. Fertel Community Health Center: 711 N. Broad Street
  • Para mas información, llame a Fernando: (504) 717-7560

Asistencia Social de la Cruz Roja Americana (Red Cross Casework) en El Centro Biblico de la Comunidad; Saturday, September 24, 2016

Red Cross 
at

El Centro Biblico de la Comunidad
14720 Old Hammond Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
5:00pm – 7:30pm

Red Cross Assistance and outreach event will be helping registering for assistance in Spanish and English this Saturday, September 24, 2016

Asistencia Social de la Cruz Roja Americana

Para Damnificados de las Inundaciones en Luisiana

Para garantizar que dispongan de apoyo adicional, la Cruz Roja proporcionará asistencia financiera limitada para aquellos que:

1. La persona no califica para el programa de asistencia federal de desastres de FEMA

2. Ha sostenido daños mayores o su residencia fue totalmente destruida

Para aquellos que cumplan con estos dos requisitos, la Cruz Roja proveerá ayuda financiera por la cantidad de $125 por persona. Por ejemplo, una familia de 4 recibirá $500 para cubrir necesidades básicas.

 

Red Cross Casework

Support for Louisiana Floods

To ensure people have additional support, the Red Cross will provide limited financial assistance for those who:

1. Do not qualify for federal disaster assistance; and
2. Have homes with major damage or have been destroyed.

For households who meet both qualifications, the Red Cross will provide $125 per person (for a family of four, that equals $500) to help with items.

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Fourth Annual NOLATech Week Releases Current Schedule/Announces Marquee Events for October 10th – 15th

Fourth Annual NOLATech Week Releases Current Schedule/Announces Marquee Events for October 10th – 15th
Weeklong Citywide Tech Conference

September 22, 2016 (New Orleans) – NOLATech Week will occur this year in New Orleans, at venues all across the city. Monday, October 10 through Saturday, October 15. Known as the largest free technology conference in the south, NOLATech Week released its current schedule of events today. (un)Conference attendees will have access to pitch competitions, happy hours, hackathons and free coding classes as well as roundtables and panel discussions by individuals from leading technology companies such as Sony, Microsoft, and the more.

NOLATech Week will also host the inaugural ‘NOLATech Week Digital Day’ on October 15th, 2016, which will take place at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, The day will focus on exposing our city’s youth to a variety of interactive technologies and programming. The day will include various technological demonstrations and workshops from over 30 local STEM related organizations and educational institutions. Current exhibition topics include robotics, virtual reality, 3D printing, and more. Organizations interested in exhibiting should visit: nolatechweek.org/digitalday.

Additionally, for the first time ever, Facebook will also be in attendance. The social media company will be onsite in the Rivergate Room presenting TechPrep at 10:00 am and again at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 15, 2016.

TechPrep is an online resource to teach parents, guardians and anyone who wants to learn about computer science and programming. Anyone interested in learning more can join the session, meet Facebook staff, participate with interactive coding demos and learn where to find tools to get started with computer programming. To register for the event, please visit nolatechweek.org/techprep and visit techprep.fb.com to learn more about TechPrep.
NOLATech Week will showcase the technology industry’s growth, not just in New Orleans, but around entire southeast region. Additionally, the (un)conference is intended to be a citywide conversation on innovation for social good, diversity in tech, and access for all.

“New Orleans has experienced a true renaissance over the past 10 years, and we’re thrilled to welcome more innovative businesses into the city, every year,” said Jason Seidman, executive director of NOLATech Week. “Living in such a culturally diverse and creative city allows New Orleanians the unique opportunity to utilize their incredible talents and create technology that makes a difference in people’s lives–not only here at home, but all across the globe.”

Current standout events include:

· Facebook – Meet Facebook staff and learn more about programming and computer science through TechPrep
· Ada Lovelace Tech Woman of the Year Awards
· NOVAC and NOFF BitTorrent and Cinematic VR Demos/Discussion
· Free coding classes throughout the week
· USPTO full-day copyright, trademark, and patent seminar
· Startup exhibitions featuring over 50 local startups

Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to organize and host their own events throughout the week, provided those events are free and open to the public. Events can revolve around a wide variety of tech and entrepreneurial subjects such as tours of local facilities, panel discussions, workshops and more. Past participants have included those from a variety of fields, including teachers, lawyers, nonprofit leaders, food and beverage, musicians, and various small business owners.

The schedule for NOLATech Week will continue to be updated as organizations submit their community-crafted events. The current schedule can be viewed here: nolatechweek.org/schedule. Register for the event at NOLATechWeek.org/registration. General registration is free, but supporter and VIP registration can be purchased through the site. The calendar is filling up quickly, but local businesses and organizations are still encouraged to submit their community events here: nolatechweek.org/submit-your-event.

Last year, more than 250 businesses participated in creating over 100 events, attracting 3,500+ attendees from all over the world. NOLATech Week organizers are expecting an even bigger turnout this year.

About NOLATech Week
NOLATech Week is the largest free technology conference in the south. In its fourth year, the conference curates marquee events throughout the week, including innovators with a wide variety of expertise. Events include everything from VC pitch competitions to keynotes and hackathons. Additionally, community members and other organizations are encouraged to create their own events during the week, which are then aggregated and added to the schedule. The conference will take place October 10-15, 2016. Visit NOLATechWeek.org for more information and Follow us on Twitter at @NOLATechWeek.

Protect Your Property: Heir Property in Louisiana booklet in Spanish

Protect Your Property: Heir Property in Louisiana booklet in Spanish

The lack of clear title to inherited property makes it very difficult for individuals to apply and receive funds to repair homes after a disaster (including federal and state disaster funds). This booklet explains the problem and gives people information about what steps they need to take.

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