NORD Movie Night that LA Voz on March 29th

Dear Members of LA Voz,

We would like to invite all of you and your organizations to participate in NORD Movie Night that LA Voz will be hosting on Friday, March 29th, 2019.  NORD Movie Night will be held AL David Park, 2600 Lasalle Street, New Orleans, LA as a family friendly event for everyone to enjoy.  It will provide an opportunity for us to interact with the community directly with a large expected participation of the residents in this area of the GNO.

We are looking for both volunteers and organizations to participate in this event. Volunteers will be needed to help with a house to house flyer delivery, set-up, breakdown and to welcome/direct the attendees. Organizations are needed to participate with an informational table or activities that children and adults can participate in.

Please find attached the Save the Date to add this to your calendar. We will also have flyers to distribution on Wednesday for you to help with spreading the work.

If you or your organization would like to participate in NORD Movie Night, please contact Gary Aguilar at and she is copied on this email. Gary will have a sign-up for commitment to participate at Wednesday’s coalition meeting as well.

Thanks, and we hope to have many of you participate in this event.

Daesy Behrhorst

Communications Coordinator

La Voz de la Comunidad Coalition



4200 S.I-10 Service Rd. W., Ste. 140

Metairie, LA 70001

“Improving the quality of life for Latino communities in Jefferson Parish”

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El Centro Upcoming Events


I’m including info for all of the workshops I mentioned during the meeting. You’ll find the Calendar for the March workshops, the flyer for the Start up Workshop with the Hispanic Chamber,  Conversacion y Cafe and the Calendar for the Semana de Educacion Financiera in April.

Lindsey Navarro

Executive Director

P: 504.264.2371 |


4334 Earhart Blvd., Ste 700,

New Orleans, La 70125

Conv y Cafe marzo



Semana Financiera 2019

Mar 19 Cal_

Celebrate excellence with CADA & Harrah’s



Intensive Outpatient (IOP):Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00AM- 1:00PM

 English DWI/DUI Class

March 22nd 9:00am-4:00pm

DWI class information graphic

 This class is six hours long with an hour break for lunch. Seats are not reserved, please arrive on time. $100.


spanish DWI/DUI Class

5 de abril 8:30am-3:00pm

Spanish DWI class information

Clase de 6 horas con una hora de descanso para el almuerzo. $100.


BCM Congregational Wellness E-Blast

Thank you for your continued support.

Congregational Wellness E-Blast

5th Annual Colon Cancer Awareness Walk

Saturday, March 30, 2019, 8am – 1pm
New Orleans, LA

For event details, CLICK HERE

Saturday, March 30, 2019
10AM – 2PM
1226 N. Broad Street
Where: Women With a Vision

For event details, CLICK HERE

Disaster and Mental Health Conference

Friday, March 29, 2019 8:30am – 2:00pm
Where: Cafe’ Reconcile
1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., NOLA

For event details, CLICK HERE

Tulane University Center for Public Service Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
CPS Partnerships Meet & Greet
Date: Mondays, March 18th; and Monday, April 1
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: Alcee Fortier Hall on Tulane’s Uptown Campus, 6823 St. Charles Avenue
Link: RSVP through this form.
Establish or review your partnership, meet with staff and other partners to discuss how we may improve our relationships.
Give Green 2019
Date: Tuesday, March 19th
Time: All day
Link: Here
March 19 is Tulane’s second annual giving day, a 24-hour celebration of the collective generosity of the entire Tulane community. This year, every gift on Give Green day will help CPS compete to earn up to $5,000 in bonus funds! Every donation counts, regardless of size, and the goal this year is to engage as many Tulane affiliates as possible.
Smartphone Videography and Photography Training Presented By LANO
Date: Wednesday, March 20th
Time: 9:00 am- 12:00 pm
Location: Kingsley House Auditorium, 1600 Constance St 

Link: Click Here to RSVP
Looking to tell your story on a $0 marketing budget? Join us for a smartphone photography and videography workshop. Learn how to use your smartphone to take professional videos and pictures that can engage your donors in your work!

Mid Semester Co-Educator Workshop
Date: Monday, March 25th
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Location: TBA
Links: Click Here to RSVP
Experienced CPS community partners will share their best practices for working with Tulane Public Service Students.
Small Center Request For Proposals Info Session
Date: Wednesday, March 27th
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Small Center 1725 Baronne St.
Links: Click Here to learn more
Does your organization have an idea for a design or planning project? Small Center Request for Proposals are due May 1.
Spring 2019 Public Service Internship Fair
Date: Wednesday, March 27th
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Lavin Bernick Center Qatar Ballroom, 48 Audubon Blvd
Link: Click here to reserve your space
Calendaring  the Board and Committee Year Presented by LANO
Date: Monday, April 8th
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Tulane’s Small Center, 1725 Barrone St.

Links: Click Here to RSVP.
Help board members and executive directors look at meeting agenda item and find missing items from their calendars.

Spring Partnership Reception
Date: Tuesday, April 23th
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: Alcee Fortier Hall, 6823 St. Charles Avenue

Links: Click here RSVP
This appreciation event allows CPS’ community partners to network with various units at Tulane University and more.

Liability Insurance Needs Presented by LANO
Date: Thursday, May 23rd
Time: 9 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Tulane’s Small Center, 1725 Barrone St.

Links: Click Here to RSVP.
This workshop will walk attendees though the various types of liability insurance your nonprofit might need.

Tulane University’s Center for Public Service, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, Alcee Fortier Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118

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C.O.K. Hispanic Resource Center upcoming events in March and April

Good morning All,

Please see the attached flyers for familiar events scheduled at the C. O. K. Hispanic Resource Center:

  • Second Harvest – Assistance with food stamp application schedule for March and April
  • Diaper Giveaway – Free Diapers for families struggling with diaper needs – scheduled Friday, March 22nd
  • Pro Bono Clinic – scheduled Saturday, March 23 – flyer attached.

Please assist us by sharing, posting, copying, and forwarding to your colleagues and friends in the community.

As always we thank you in advance for your assistance in promoting these services to the public.

Rebeca L. Hasbún
Supervisor III
City of Kenner, Department of Community Development
Hispanic Resource Center
4312 Florida Avenue
Kenner, Louisiana 70065
Telephone: (504) 469-2570
FAX Number: (504) 469-2572



Revised - March and April 2019 SNAP-eng and spanishDiaper Giveaway - March 22, 2019Pro Bono Flyer - March 23, 2019 - English and Spanish

Urban League of Louisiana will be hosting their 2019 School Expo at the Mercedes Superdome on Saturday, February 16th, 10 am to 2pm

Good Morning:

The Urban League of Louisiana will be hosting their 2019 School Expo at the Mercedes Superdome in New Orleans on Saturday, February 16 from 10 am to 2pm. They are inviting organizations that provide educational, health, social and recreational services to parents and school-age children in Orleans Parish to table at this event.   They are also inviting children, parents and other care givers to attend this event.   Registration is required for vendors as well as attendees.

Refer to the flyer below for additional information.   Please share this information with others.

Effective January 1, 2019 the Mercedes-Benz Superdome has enhanced its Public Safety Policy to include the type of bag you can bring into the Superdome.

Any bag, purse, or briefcase that is larger than 12″ x 12″ x 6″ WILL NOT be allowed into the Superdome. In addition, all bags must be CLEAR and cannot exceed the 12″ x 12″ x 6″. The clear bag may be hand-carried or have a shoulder strap.

Small clutch bags (4.5″ x 6.5″) will be permitted. The clutch bag does not need to be clear.

Click on Mercedes-Benz Superdome Public Safety Policy for additional details.


Emán Williams, MSPH, MA

Health Communications Specialist

Louisiana Department of Health

Phone: 504-568-8143

Environmental Public Health Tracking Program



Tulane University, Center for Public Life: Campus Community Connections

Storytelling & Resource Sharing for Meaningful, Long-Lasting Partnerships

Last Wednesday, CPS hosted a Storytelling & Resource Sharing event at our home-base in Alcee Fortier Hall on Tulane’s campus. Community partners, along with some undergraduate and graduate students and CPS staff, came together to discuss the many ways to maintain and improve upon existing partnerships. All participants were able to share their unique experiences and exchange advice on best-practices. The beautiful weather even allowed for some outdoor activities! A link to the resources discussed at the event, including pictures, can be found here.

CPS Events and Programs

Understanding Your Program: How a Simple “Program Roadmap” Can Make Planning and Evaluation More Useful

Date: Monday, October 8th
Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Small Center, 1725 Baronne Street
Everyone is under pressure to show the impact of their efforts.  Why not use an approach that not only helps you make the case to funders and stakeholders, but, in the process, gives you the understanding YOU need to make immediate improvements to your efforts.  Tom Chapel, who is the Chief Evaluation Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and has been helping public and non-profit programs do planning and evaluation for several decades, is returning to repeat his series of popular workshops. For more information or to RSVP, click here.

Racial Reconciliation and Equity Institute

Dates: Oct. 9, 11, 23 & 25, 30, Nov. 1

Time: 11AM-1:30PM

Location: TBA

In collaboration with the Center for Restorative Approaches, CPS is offering a six session institute for a cohort of community leaders who are interested in learning more and practicing dialogue about racial reconciliation and equity in the workplace. Delve into constructs and concepts of race: definitions, history, and institutional frameworks through mindfulness exercises, thought-provoking discussions, speaker presentations, videos, poetry, hands-on experiential educational activities, social gatherings, community building, meals, skills/knowledge component and “homework” assignments.  Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until September 21, 2018. Apply here.

Public Service Internship Fair

Dates: Wednesday, November 7

Time: 5:30PM-7PM

Location: LBC Qatar Ballroom

The Center for Public Service Internship Program aims to offer quality internship opportunities to Tulane students in a variety of fields. The Internship Fair provides an excellent chance for community partners to meet with undergraduate students seeking unpaid, public service internships for the Spring and Summer 2019 semesters. Reserve a table today, by RSVP here. For more information, please contact Myriam Huet

Tulane Events

Tulane PRC Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series

Seminars cover communication skills focused on the intersections of health and racism, specifically for community organizers, neighborhood groups, and public health students, professionals, faculty and researchers. Free and open to the public. Recordings will be made available on the Tulane PRC’s YouTube page afterward.
  • Thomas LaVeist, PhD: Dean of Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine; Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity
    • Tuesday, September 11th
  • Julie Fitch, MA: Testing and Capacity-Building Supervisor; STD/HIV Program at Louisiana Office of Public Health
    • Tuesday, September 18th
    • 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
    • 1440 Canal Street, 12th Floor, Room 1210
  • Troi Bechet, MSW: Founder and CEO of Center for Restorative Approaches
    • Tuesday, September 25th
    • 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
    • 1440 Canal Street, 12th Floor, Room 1210

Community Events  

Not In My Neighborhood! Gentrification Screening and Discussion

Date: Friday, September 7th
Time: 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
Location: The Broad Theater, 636 N Broad Street
Film screening and discussion on gentrification and resistance from New Orleans to South Africa. Discussion after the film will feature filmmakers Kurt Orderson and Turpania Bonner. For more information, click here.

PitchNOLA 2018: Education

For the 4th year of PitchNOLA: Education, Propeller is looking for concrete solutions to measurably improve equitable education outcomes in New Orleans. If you have an idea to tackle the achievement gap and support educational equity in New Orleans, send in your application by September 9th! For more information, click here.

Ethical Lunch

Date: Wednesday, September 12th
Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Location: First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans, 2903 Jefferson Avenue
The Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal has organized a lunch to organize hospitality workers and secure just working conditions in the industry. For more information, click here.

Nonprofit Fundraising 101

Date: Thursday, September 13th
Time: 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Location: Ashe Power House Theater, 1731 Baronne Street
Every nonprofit needs to know the options for how it will raise money. This workshop will give you the essential background you need in order to keep your work well-funded. For more information and to register, click here.

Towards Collective Liberation: Embracing an Anti-Racist Worldview 
Dates: Friday, September 21st-Sunday, September 23rd

Location: The Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal, 2903 Jefferson Avenue
With the guidance of Chris Crass, Ruth Idakula, and other special guests, we will work together to unpack the role of white supremacist culture in our organizations and in ourselves, and co-create strategies for moving forward in ways that free us all. For more information or to register, click here.

Casa Samba 2018 Fundraiser

Date: Friday, October 19th
Time: 7:00 pm-11:00 pm
Location: Lyons Recreation Center, 624 Louisiana Avenue
Join Casa Samba at their “Carnaval” style fundraising event, featuring the merging of Brasilian Music and New Orleans Carnaval Music. For more information, click here.

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Laura Murphy

Laura is a senior this year at Tulane University. She is majoring in public health and international development, and minoring in economics. Laura will be working at CPS during the Fall semester as a Student Associate with the partnership team. When not working at CPS, she keeps busy by working as a residential advisor in Weatherhead Hall, working as a research assistant at a Chagas Disease laboratory, and volunteering at CrescentCare. A fun fact about Laura is that she has formally studied 5 languages, but can only speak three (English, Japanese, and Spanish).
Tulane University’s Center for Public Service, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, Alcee Fortier Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118

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City of New Orleans, Office of Youth and Families (OYF) block party, Sept. 29th

Greetings All,

I am working with the City Of New Orleans, Office of Youth and Families (OYF) to coordinate the inaugural block party which will serve as one  of the first public events hosted by OYF. The block party will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018, 1pm-4pm at St. Roch Playground. The event will include guest speakers, resource fair, activities and more.

I am inviting your organization/City department to participate in this event at the resource fair. You can RSVP by clicking here and completing the short form so we can have complete information about who will be representing your organization, contact information and any resources needed.

This event will serve as a great opportunity to engage the youth and families in New Orleans, so if you have any suggestions on other organizations that would benefit, please feel free to reply so I can invite them also.

If you have any questions about the event, please feel free to contact me or Brideisha K. Harness, Community Engagement Coordinator, Youth & Families ( |c (504)-357-0268 | o (504)-658-4944).

Event Details

What: City of New Orleans, Office of Youth and Families Block Party

When:  Saturday, September 29, 2018, 1pm-4pm

Where: St. Roch Playground, 1800 St Roch Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117


Kyle J. Shelly

Strategic Engagement Manager

Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office|City of New Orleans

504.658.4909 (o) | 504.717.5265 (c) |





Tulane University Concert Band’s Free Spring Concert, April 25th

Tulane University Concert Band’s Free Spring Concert – please circulate & post our poster, & join us Wed. April 25 at 7:30pm, at Dixon Hall!

Tulane Concert Band’s Free Spring Concert
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 7:30pm in Dixon Hall.
Celebrate New Orleans 300th Anniversary with music from across three centuries!
Repertoire from classical to jazz, pop to film and Broadway highlights the world’s cultural influence on New Orleans, and the Crescent City’s impact on the world.
Featured composers include Gottschalk, Morrissey, Handel, Rossini, Holst, Strauss, Kern and more.

Open to the public, so invite all your contacts, family & friends!

We hope to see you there!  Concert is only about 1 hour & followed by a brief reception….


Patricia A. McWhorter-Broussard

Program Coordinator
Tulane University Marching Band
504.314.BAND (2263)
Office: 1320 Audubon Street
(upstairs, between Willow & Plum)
Mailing address:
Tulane University Marching Band
Newcomb Department of Music
102 Dixon Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118