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 Tulane Empowers

Tulane opens flagship community health center
The Ruth U. Fertel/Tulane Community Health Center and Brinton Family Health & Healing Center is dedicated. View the video.
 
Inspiring teens for healthcare careers
Instead of watching “ER” on TV, this group of high school students learned directly from medical students what it might be like to be doctors.
 
Judge pledges $2 million for law school fund
The Wiener family establishes first endowed fund for legal excellence with a $2 million pledge.
 
Pro Bono Work Earns Top Award
Tulane Law School has been named Law School of the Year by the Pro Bono Project of Southeastern Louisiana.
 
Drop-In Center Offers Safe Place for Area Youth
Social work grad Isabella Christodoulou reaches homeless and at-risk youth with “guerilla therapy.”
 
Video: Swimmers Promote Confidence
Watch student leaders of the Swim 4 Success discuss their experiences working with the program

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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