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Deadline is FRIDAY to register for Young Audiences Summer Program at Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center

This affordable arts-oriented program, in partnership with the New Orleans Recreation Commission, is available to residents of Providence Community Housing (or otherwise qualify as part of the Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Community). There is a $10 registration fee. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Neighborhood drain cleaning helps kick off Green Clean Effort on June 4

Organizers hope the effort will increase drain-cleaning awareness in advance of the hurricane season. Partners in the effort include the 7th Ward Neighborhood Association, St. Roch Neighborhood Association, Bunny Friend Neighborhood Association, the Greater Treme Consortium, the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board, Water Wise NOLA, Tulane Prevention Resource Center and more. Foundation for Louisiana is a funder of Water Wise NOLA through its Equity Caucus.

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Stopping Rainstorm Flooding in Our Own Back Yards

The different perspectives provided crucial balance as the group honed in on specific project ideas, Supak said. "Without people rooted in the community, we would not have come up with a project that relates to what is going on in the community," he says.

Their discussions evolved into a project focused on helping residents to address rainwater issues in their own back (and front) yards. With a …

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