Tulane's Center for Public Service organized Hurricane Ida Faculty and Staff Service Days, allowing faculty and staff to assist with relief efforts up to four hours a week during business hours, with supervisor approval. On Friday, Sept. 24, volunteers helped with cleanup at Grow Dat Youth Farm in City Park. To sign up for volunteer efforts, click here. Photos by Rusty Costanza
Grow Dat Youth Farm in City Park is a nonprofit whose mission is to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through the meaningful work of growing food. Tulane partners with Grow Dat and offers programmatic and technical support.
Asha Bueler, program coordinator for the K-12 STEM Program in the School of Science and Engineering, removes palm fronds that were blocking a path.
Natalie Dear, program manager of the Altman Program in International Studies & Business, is all smiles as she removes tree branches.
Lauren Godshall, assistant clinical professor at the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, clears away storm debris.
Francine Stock, a visual resource curator in the Newcomb Art Department, helps demo a hot house that was destroyed by Ida.
Jimmy Cross, an admission counselor in the School of Social Work, adds storm debris to a pile.
Jamie Montelepre, program coordinator with the Altman Program, picks up palm tree leaves while donning a Tulane t-shirt with a reminder about success.