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Inspired Change: Sustainable Development Projects in Africa

Barry Leneman and Anne Goeke of Coalition for Sustainable Africa will discuss CSAfrica projects and what it means for a project to be sustainable. They will also provide information on how those interested can get involved.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
UCLA Campus
6275 Bunche Hall
6th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Coalition for a Sustainable Africa (CSAfrica) is a collaboration of non-profit organizations offering sustainable solutions for grass-roots initiatives to empower the people and communities of Africa.
 
Collectively, CSA is currently working in nine countries with programs focused on children, health, economics, education, women’s empowerment, orphan care and the environment. Through CSAfrica’s local community-driven development approach, the projects address the elimination of poverty, and help to promote peace and security.
 
CSAfrica is currently establishing a resource center – both in Los Angeles and virtually on the web - where it is realizing effective models for cooperative management and creating synergy by sharing ideas, best practices, skills, resources and networks. Through collaborative efforts CSAfrica is building a supportive and efficient professional infrastructure to help expand impact, vision and capacity. CSAfrica is bridging the gap between communities in Africa, the greater Los Angeles community and beyond.
 
CSAfrica is creating a solid foundation for collaboration and increasing access to and for the African continent. To meet these goals, CSAfrica interfaces with local and international organizations, small businesses, large corporations, educational and religious institutions, governmental agencies, individuals, celebrities and the media.


Cost : Free and open to the public

James S. ColemanAfrican Studies Center
310-825-3686
www.international.ucla.edu/africa
africa@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): African Studies Center

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