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 Tulane Empowers

Food as medicine
Things are cooking at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine where students are learning how to use food as medicine and teaching community members nutrition skills. View the video.
 
Grow Dat Youth Farm gets boost from NCAA
Langston Hughes Academy students will join Tulane student-athletes to plant citrus trees on the farm’s new four-acre home in City Park.
 
Water: The defining resource for the future
Developing strategies for managing waterways is the work of the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy. View the video.
 
Judge pledges $2 million for law school fund
The Wiener family establishes first endowed fund for legal excellence with a $2 million pledge.
 
Got beads? Throw ’Em to Charity!
Recycled Mardi Gras beads that are donated to the nonprofit Arc benefit intellectually disabled citizens. View the video.
 
Mobile Clinic Heads to Plaquemines Parish
Crisis response unit will help children and families affected by the BP oil spill.

Students lend financial assistance to local communities

Serving New Orleans residents through microloans 

March 11, 2013

Greg Thomson
newwave@tulane.edu

Failing schools, high crime rates and neighborhoods dependent on government assistance led Tulane sophomore Haley Burns to start Fund 17, a nonprofit microfinance institution that provides financial education and empowerment throughout the 17 wards of New Orleans.

Burns, founder and executive director of Fund 17, says the organization offers educational seminars on personal finance and provides microloans to low-income entrepreneurs. More ...

 

 

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