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Ted Buchanan

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 Tulane Empowers

Fruit trees bring more opportunity for Grow Dat
As part of Final Four week, Tulane student-athletes join middle school students in planting satsuma trees at Grow Dat Youth Farm.
 
Book offers multilingual help for Haitian children
For their graduation requirement, social work students created The Big Shake, a book to help children in Haiti process trauma.
 
Public-service intern pitches in to help girls
Senior Carolyn Doane works with ‘Girls on the Run,’ an organization that builds young girls’ self-esteem through physical activity.
 
Social work students see advocacy in action
Led by faculty, students observe the Occupy Wall Street organizational structure in Washington, D.C.
 
Making the Next Generation Heart Smart
Dr. Gerald Berenson believes heart-disease prevention should begin in childhood. View the video.
 
Help a Budding Musician
Volunteers are needed for Roots of Music after-school program that emphasizes academics and musical instruction.

Grant helps grow youth farm

Grow Dat Youth Farm, a community outreach project supported by Tulane University, will continue teaching New Orleans high school students the business of farming thanks in part to a Capital One Bank grant designed to foster economic vitality in the region 

Grow Dat at City Park
Tulane architecture students are preparing the Grow Dat site at City Park this summer. (Photo from the Tulane School of Architecture)

Tulane was one of four local nonprofits to receive a $75,000 "Investing for Good" award at an Aug. 4 ceremony. The gift supports two years of programming for Grow Dat Youth Farm, a collaborative venture that engages youth in the meaningful work of growing food. More...
 

 

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