Fall 2017 Initiatives:
CRS Ethiopian Rice Bowl Dinner
October 20th @5:30 pm in the Tulane Catholic Center
Join us for a traditional Ethiopian simple meal (suggested donation $5) as we learn about Ethiopia and specifically the way that global warming is affecting daily life there. The first step to social change is learning about the issues that we are facing. Attend this event to inform yourself, have a great meal, and meet some incredible change makers on Tulane’s campus!
Get to know our Fall 2017 Executive Board:
President – Julianna Lewis
Julianna is a senior majoring in Public health and minoring in Spanish. She has been involved in staffing the Tulane Encounter retreats and led two Mission Honduras trips through the Tulane Catholic Center. She is passionate about Catholic Relief Services because she believes that we should live in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Christ and around the world. As a public health major she has taken a special interest in international health and social structures abroad which led her to CRS. As president she hopes to continue the awesome work the past leadership has begun and looks forward to having the best semester yet!
Events Coordinator – Isabel Anderson
Isabel Anderson is a sophomore this year at Tulane University majoring in Public Health. In July 2014 and 2015, she traveled to Ghana on a medical and public health mission for which she helped clean and bandage the wounds of lepers, test patients for malaria, and distributed bed nets to prevent the spread of tropical and infectious diseases.
Treasurer – Thomas Morris
Thomas Morris is a sophomore at Tulane double majoring in Marketing and Political Science. He is also involved with political advocacy groups on campus such as Tulane Right to Life. Thomas is Eager to make CRS’s finances more professional and maintainable this coming semester.
Publicity – Claire Jacob
A junior at Tulane University, Claire is majoring in Public Health with a minor in Spanish. At school, Claire is involved in the Tulane Catholic Center as the music chair of the Student Leadership Team. In 2016, Claire co-founded Voices for Patzún, an organization that provides special needs equal education to underprivileged children in Guatemala. As publicity chair for Tulane CRS this year, Claire hopes to get the word out about what this group is doing on campus and make involvement in social justice more accessible to Tulane students!