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Freshening the First

Freshening the First

Jesuit High School students will be repainting the interior of the NOPD First District station on Saturday, October 4th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided. The NOPD First District station is located at: 501 North Rampart St | New Orleans, 70112 Please contact First District Quality of Life officer Kristie Lavigne for more information: kmcarr@nola.gov 504.658.6010 Please like & share: var addthis_config = { pubid: "YOUR-PROFILE-ID" } … Read entire article »

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Distinguished Neighbor

Distinguished Neighbor

info below courtesty MIT news R. Erich Caulfield SM ’01, PhD ’06 New Orleans Federal Team Lead, White House SC2 Initiative Caulfield obtained his SM in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT in 2001 and received his PhD in electrical engineering and computer science in 2006. He began his professional career as an associate at McKinsey & Company, from 2006 to 2008, focusing on public sector projects. In 2010, Caulfield was appointed by President Barack Obama to … Read entire article »

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GiveNOLA DAY MAY 6th

GiveNOLA DAY MAY 6th

More details at http://givenola.org/ What is GiveNOLA Day? Hosted on Tuesday, May 6th by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community’s first one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to nonprofit organizations who make our region a stronger and thriving community for all. It’s our day to come together as one! Every dollar donated from midnight to midnight on May 6th will be increased with additional “lagniappe” dollars provided by the … Read entire article »

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Neighbors Enjoy Coffee and Treats in Fortier Park

Neighbors Enjoy Coffee and Treats in Fortier Park

Erich Caulfield, Walter and Bonnie Lee along with Charlie and Brenda London met with many of the great neighbors of Faubourg St. John during the coffee social. In addition to the coffee, tea and donuts, Al and Jean Kramer brought some tasty banana nut bread for everyone to enjoy. Click on the photos below to get a larger view of a few of the great neighbors who met in Fortier Park for … Read entire article »

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Thanks CN

Thanks CN

photo by Chris Wilson | Hawk Junction, Ontario Canadian National Railway gave the maximum grant available to employees and their spouses to the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association. CN authorized $ 1,250 dollars for the volunteer work of Charlie and Brenda London. CN took note of the hundreds of hours Charlie puts into FSJNAdotORG as well as the neighborhood Facebook and Twitter pages. Charlie also sends out subscription-only (no cost for subscribers) emails from Charlie’s … Read entire article »

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Give Your Bicycle a Boost

Give Your Bicycle a Boost

*** by Lloyd Alter http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/copenhagen-wheel-bike-booster-rolls-out-available-pre-order.html In 2009, TreeHugger April spotted the Copenhagen Wheel in, logically, Copenhagen. Unveiled at COP15, it was ” conceived and developed by the SENSEable City Lab for the Kobenhavns Kommune” with the prototypes built by Ducati. A lot of hype ensued, and then- silence. But the Copenhagen Wheel wasn’t vaporware. SENSEable City Lab Associate Director Assaf Biderman licensed the technology and set up Superpedestrian to build it; Lab director and wheel co-inventor Carlo Ratti … Read entire article »

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Participatory Budgeting

Participatory Budgeting

Participatory Budgeting (PB) is a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget. It gives ordinary people real power over real money, letting them work with government to make the budget decisions that affect their lives. Re-Inventing Democracy Through Participatory Budgeting from meerkatmedia on Vimeo. You can take a look at the 2013 City of New Orleans budget by clicking HERE. The New Orleans Coalition for Open Governance http://nocog.org works … Read entire article »

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CICLOVIA in NEW ORLEANS

CICLOVIA in NEW ORLEANS

CICLOVIA in New Orleans is proposed for September 21, 2013. The proposed event will start at City Park then travel down Esplanade to Rampart and end at Armstrong Park. Jamie Wine describes CICLOVIA in New Orleans this way, “With an activity every 100-200 feet – juggling, dancing, cooking demos, etc. It’s about getting active, fit, meeting others in the community and being healthier.” WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Sign up to run an activity on the route | Help … Read entire article »

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Joan Mitchell Center

Joan Mitchell Center

April 17, 2013 Joan Mitchell Center invites YOU to Community Coffee every Wednesday from 11am to 3pm, starting April 17th. Stop by and have coffee with us, and learn about the progress of our Artists in Residence Program (AIR), Community Partnership Program (CPP) and Neighborhood Fund (JMCNF). • Take a tour of the site • Sign up for our mailing list • Meet and greet staff … Read entire article »

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