Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

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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