Hurricane Katrina – A Storm Change

Living with Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond is a $7.5 million exhibit opening on the ground floor of the historic Presbytere in the French Quarter’s Jackson Square. The Historic Presbytere in the French Quarter’s Jackson Square-Phone: (800) 568-6968

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Welcoming Louisiana: Hawo’s Dinner Party screening

Come out and join Puentes New Orleans and TURN for a FREE screening of Hawo’s Dinner Party! “Hawo’s Dinner Party” follows the story of a refugee and former nurse who has fled her native war-torn Somalia and now work at a chicken processing plant in rural Tennessee. Dressed in colorful hijab even on the assembly line. Hawo is determined to learn English an to connect with her neighbors. But as new of “home-grown terrorism” appears in the national media and as Hawo tries to reach out, we get an intimate glimpse into the honest, often uncomfortable and ultimately hopeful encounters that emerge. Space is limited please RSVP! Food will be...

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Helping Small Businesses Grow Contractor Workshop

Good Work Network, Puentes New Orleans, and The Workplace Justice Project at Loyola Law Clinic will be hosting a free, bilingual workshop to assist contractors and small businesses. The workshop will include various key topics beneficial to both established and potential small business contractors as they work with future business plans or strategies. Un taller bilingue y gratis auspiciado por Good Work Network, Puentes New Orleans, y El Proyecto de Justicia en el Trabajo del Consultorio Jurídico de Loyola para ayudar a los contratistas y a las Pequeñas Empresas. El taller incluirá algunos temas claves de beneficio para los contratistas establecidos y también los que quieren establecerse como contratistas, mientras trabajan en sus planes o estrategias de...

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Americas Society / Council of the Americas: Immigration and the Implications for Competitiveness in New Orleans and Beyond

WHEN: April 4, 2013 Registration: 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Luncheon, Presentation and Discussion: 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.   WHERE: Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette Hotel 817 Common Street New Orleans, LA What will be immigrants’ role in continuing to fuel economic growth in the U.S., and how can policies be created today to maximize their current and future contributions? Join us for a luncheon on Thursday, April 4 that will focus on the link between immigration policy and economic prosperity with a focus on the implications for Louisiana and beyond. Speakers will include both prominent Louisianans as well as leaders from other U.S. cities. Speakers*   Rod Miller President & CEO, New Orleans Business Alliance   Roderick Royal President, Birmingham City Council   Fatima Shama Commissioner, New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs   *Additional speakers to be confirmed. WHEN: April 4, 2013Registration: 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Luncheon, Presentation and Discussion: 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.WHERE: Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette Hotel 817 Common Street New Orleans, LA View map This luncheon is being in held in collaboration with: the New Orleans Business Alliance, the World Trade Center of New Orleans, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana, and the Stone Center at Tulane University. Prior registration and payment is required. Registration: Members of the host or collaborating organization: $15 for individual seats, $120 for a 10-person table Non-members: $25 for individual seats, $180 for a 10-person table. Click Here to Register Read an AS/COA fact sheet on immigrants and the economy. Americas Society thanks Rockefeller Brothers Fund for its support of our Hispanic Integration and Immigration Initiative. Event Information: Please contact Leani Garcia at lgarcia@as-coa.org or 212-277-8380. Press: Contact Adriana La Rotta at alarotta@as-coa.org or 1-212-277-8384. Cancellation: Contact Juan Serrano-Badrena at jserrano@counciloftheamericas.org before 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2,...

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City of Kenner Hispanic Resource Center Health and Resource Fair

  Location: City of Kenner, Department of Community Development Hispanic Resource Center 4312 Florida Avenue, Kenner, Louisiana 70065 Telephone 504.469.2570  Greater New Orleans Immunization Network  New Orleans Children’s Health Project  LSU AG Nutrition  Children’s Soccer  Home Depot  People’s Health  Just Kid’s Dental  Second Harvest – SNAP  National Council of La Raza’s (NCLR)  Kenner Police Department  Jefferson Parish Adult Ed.  Fussy Baby Network New Orleans & Gulf Coast  LA Medicaid – LA. Children’s Health Insurance Program  FREE childhood immunization shots compliments of Greater New Orleans Immunization Network  FREE Vision Screening compliments of Dr. Alejandro Leon of Children’s Hospital  FREE blood pressure screenings compliments of People’s Health  FREE dental screenings compliments of Just Kid’s Dental  FREE Asthma screenings; BMI screenings and FREE mental health screenings compliments of New Orleans Children’s Health Project  Information – GED Classes; ESL – (English as a Second Language) classes  Registration Kid’s Soccer – Ages 4 thru 13  LSU AG – Presentation “Rethink Your Drink”  2nd Harvest Food Bank – Assisting with “Food Stamp”...

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