Recently, the CPS Partnership Team hosted a lunch to plan upcoming Community Engaged Research Learning Exchanges and funding RFP. We are excited to share the amazing work these funds have been able to support, and we hope that you can join us at our upcoming events to learn about how your change-oriented research can move from an idea to an actuality. Applications are due Nov. 9th, and a Tulane faculty member is required to be a part of the project. Click here to learn more.
CPS Events and Programs
Community Engaged Research Learning Exchanges
Date: Tuesday, October 2nd
Time: 2:45 pm-4:30 pm
Location: Rosa Keller Library in the Broadmoor Community Center, 4300 S Broad
Join founder Andreas Hoffmann students and VISTA members who support Green Light New Orleans at the Broadmoor Community Center this Tuesday. The team will share about their ongoing research efforts on the environmental and community benefits of backyard vegetable gardens. We will also be discussing information on how to obtain funding through CPS’ CER program, Broadmoor partnerships and their Eatmoor Food Truck event which begins at 5PM. Please RSVP here.
Date: Tuesday, October 16th
Time: 2:45 pm-4:30 pm
Location: 300 N Broad
Join Dr. Jeanette Gustat, along with her collaborators at FitLot to discuss current research including a pilot study on intake tools to measure the acceptability of fitness training programs for older adults. We will also be discussing how to secure funding for change-oriented research through CPS’ CER program, Refresh Project partnerships and programs. Please RSVP here.
CPS Partnership Team Meet & Greet
Date: Friday, October 5th; Friday, November 9th; and Friday, December 7th
Get to know CPS and other community partners in the city. CPS staff will be available to facilitate discussion regarding how to strengthen our partnerships together! Click here to RSVP.
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
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. There are still a few seats available, so please let us know if you are interested in participating by 12Noon this Wednesday, Oct. 3rd! Apply here.
Public Service Internship Fair
Dates: Wednesday, November 7
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 RSVPing here. For more information, please contact Myriam Huet.
Grant Writing for Beginners:
Date: Wednesday, October 10th
Time: 1:30 pm-4:30pm
Location: Ashe Power House Theater, 1731 Baronne St.
Grantwriting for Beginners is an engaging workshop that gives you the basic tools you need to start writing grants. Participants will learn how to find funding opportunities, tools and tips for writing proposals and ways to make a program competitive for repeat funding. Tickets cost $40 per person, and each participant gets a certification of completion. Click here for more information or to register.
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.