More than 350 Cenla youths and teachers came together at the 2013 Youth Summit on Healthy Behaviors to learn how to become advocates for healthy choices and policy changes in their schools and communities. Participants will use the summit training to implement Diet and Physical Activity and Tobacco Prevention and Control grants funded by The Rapides Foundation during the 2013-14 school year.
Community Development Works (CDW), a program of The Rapides Foundation, is offering a free webinar series on Nonprofit Online Marketing presented by Social Media Consultant, Lauren Coudrain.
Community Development Works is accepting applications for Cenla Boardbuilders, a program for emerging leaders to become active in their communities as members of nonprofit boards. The deadline to apply for the program is Friday, July 12.
The Learning Lab at Community Development Works has expanded its services by offering eBooks and audiobooks, available for downloads from the CDW website. Library card holders can check out and download books for free.
Tuesday, April 2, is the deadline to apply for grants that encourage and improve physical activity and healthy eating among residents in Central Louisiana. These community implementation grants are for nonprofit organizations, government entities and faith-based community groups located in Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon and Winn parishes.