Saturday, August 26, 2006



"Nurturing What Eyes Have Seen & Ears Have Heard”
City Councilmember Cynthia Hedge-Morrell, Event Chair

DUNCAN PLAZA, Corner of Loyola Aveneu & Perdido Street
- Across from City Hall
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free to the Public

The New Orleans City Council invite the youth of New Orleans to participate in “Children’s Village of Healing – A place for children to express their feelings through arts – painting, poetry, dance and creative writing. Artist Dixie Moore will lead the children through a Katrina mural project. Author Laverne Dunn will lead a creative writing workshop.

Many community organizations that serve children will be providing informational materials and children’s activities. They include Ashé Cultural Arts Center & the Pearson Foundation, Drumming for Life, Charitable Film Network, Children’s Hospital, Agenda for Children, the Parenting Center, the Children’s Museum, Total Community Action, Healthy Start, the Umoja Committee, the New Orleans Public Schools Homeless Education Program, the Children’s Defense Fund, the state Department of Social Services Office of Family Support, O. Perry Walker, and the Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Louisiana Association for the Education of Young Children.

For more information contact: Sabrina Montana at smmontana@cityofno or (504) 658-1040.

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