Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

RaRa for Haiti: Awareness Walk and Second Line

May 22nd, 2010
9:00 AM

Location
Audubon Park
New Orleans, LA

The Earthquake in Haiti on January 12th devastated the Capital City of Port-au-Prince. An estimated 300,000 people died, more than 300,000 injured, and 1,000,000 made homeless. The RaRa for Haiti Walkathon on May 22 at Audubon Park will benefit ongoing relief efforts by Partners in Health and a new Project by the Tulane University School of Social Work – HeARTS with Haiti – that uses all the Arts (Visual, Musical, Dramatic, everything!) to help the children victims of the earthquake therapeutically. Please mark your calendars for May 22nd and join us!

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Schedule
9:00 AM – Check in and flag making
9:15 AM – Second line dance lessons with DancingMan504
10:00 AM – RaRa starts!

Prices
Adults: $15.00
Kids 6-12: $7.00
Kids 5 & under: Free

For more information and registration details, please visit www.nola4haiti.com. Questions may be directed to raraforhaiti@gmail.com.

This event is brought to you by the Tulane School of Social Work and Run for Third.

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Central America: People and the Environment Asynchronous Institute

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Register now for the ASYNCHRONOUS COURSE which opens up in July
Please note, the synchronous blended institute taking place June 14 – 25 is no longer accepting registrants.

This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment. It is not required to have participated in past institutes to join us.

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University is excited to host and coordinate this year’s institute. Tulane University and New Orleans are both unique and important places to explore the deep connections to Central America with a focus on people and environment. With presentations by leading historians and sociologists on Central America, environment and race we are excited to share the work and resources from presenters as well as the unique resources at Tulane.

YOU MAY REGISTER FOR THE ASYNCHRONOUS COURSE WHICH OPENS UP IN JULY

NOW REGISTERING FOR THE ASYNCHRONOUS INSTITUTE For more information, please email dwolteri@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5164. Space is limited.