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CCEC March 2022 Newsletter
     
New Orleans is still Marching to the beat of it’s on drum. By the time this is published Mardi Gras 2022 will have come and gone.  We, at CCEC, hope it was a safe and happy return to what only those who live in Louisiana can call normal.  What has also become normal in our communities is staying COVID ready.  Let’s remember to wear our masks, wash our hands, and reduce the number of persons in our family and friend gatherings.

Nationally
Russia Invades Ukraine – Why is this important to the New Orleans community and the CCEC family.  We at CCEC work with youth and a percentage of those youth have an interest in serving in our armed forces and Coast Guard.  As we watch the world's stage change the US is in the thick of things and that means our youth will be affected either as a deployed service man or woman or a child of that service man or woman.  So, we at CCEC wish our New Orleans community of service men and women well and those of our entire nation.  Healthy minds and healthy families develop healthy communities. 

Locally   
Did you know that New Orleans School Board is looking for another School Board Superintendent?  Companies have been hired to listen to your needs have you heard from them to express your desires and/or concerns about who would impact the lives of your child and his or her educational future.  Who are your School Board Members and when will the listening sessions occur? If the date in your area has passed should you demand another session be held? Only you can decide…

Board members from left to right Board President-Olin G Parker (District 3), Vice President-Dr. Juancarlos Romero Wagner (District 4), John Brown Sr. (District 1), Ethan Ashley (District 2), Nolan Marshall (District 7), Katherine Baudouin (District 5), Carlos Luis Zervigon (District 6).  If you have questions and want answers call 504-304-3520 or visit this site.

CCEC Programming 
Senior commodity food distribution continues the first Monday of each month at 11AM. Call 504-538-0044 if there are questions about the food program.  

Join the CCEC Book Club, we meet via Zoom Monday nights at 6pm. Join our zoom session.
 
CCEC Youth Conversations are held on Saturdays at 10 AM. Participants must register on our website.

Our Art and Fitness classes will return in May 2022. Please check our calendar for start dates.

CCEC remains the Polling Location (8540 Spruce Street) to VOTE for precincts 5,6,7 in ward 17,

Please support the Community Commitment Education Center by making donation on May 3, 2022 for GIVENOLA.
 
 
Thank you for your support of CCEC!

Nicole L Bouie, LMSW            
CCEC Executive Director
504-638-0044







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