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 Tulane Empowers

Social work students see advocacy in action
Led by faculty, students observe the Occupy Wall Street organizational structure in Washington, D.C.
 
Judge pledges $2 million for law school fund
The Wiener family establishes first endowed fund for legal excellence with a $2 million pledge.
 
A rare affliction and a medical first
Doctor successfully treats patient with both lupus and sickle cell disease. View the video.
 
Program Plants Youth on Urban Tract
Blue Cross Blue Shield and Whole Foods sponsor Grow Dat Youth Farm, a project of Tulane City Center.
 
Best Route to Literacy: Reading to Kids
Author and alumna Berthe Amoss participates in Mortar Board literacy event in Lower Ninth Ward.
 
Mobile Clinic Heads to Plaquemines Parish
Crisis response unit will help children and families affected by the BP oil spill.

Healthy picking: Abundant fruit for needy families

Tulane alumna Megan Nuismer leads volunteers who gather fruit and donate it to community organizations. 

fruit tree project
Tulane alumna Megan Nuismer leads volunteers who gather fruit that’s free for the picking and donate it to community organizations. (Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano)


February 27, 2012

Michael Celone
newwave@tulane.edu

Some New Orleans households with limited resources may not be able to afford the healthier foods that contribute to a balanced diet. Tulane alumna Megan Nuismer is trying to change that by making fruit accessible through the New Orleans Fruit Tree Project.

The concept is simple. It originated during Nuismer’s time as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer at the Hollygrove Market & Farm. More...

 

 

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