SIGGRAPH 2009 + 1
New Orleans Outreach

Special Thanks & Acknowledgements

Mentor Day


Photos from the Ninth Ward and St. Bernard Parish, February 2008.

While the New Orleans downtown area is well prepared to host SIGGRAPH 2009, the surrounding communities are still in need of support four years after hurricane Katrina. SIGGRAPH 2009 has created outreach programs to benefit New Orleans schools and cultural programs, and all attendees are invited to participate.

Algiers Technology Academy
We are building an advanced computer graphics lab at the academy and inviting 50 academy students attend SIGGRAPH 2009. Here's how you can help.

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New Orleans Center for Creative Arts
Help us welcome 50 NOCCA students to SIGGRAPH 2009.
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Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp
Help the jazz camp celebrate its 15th anniversary! Listen to Basin Street Records' SIGGRAPH 2009 New Orleans Music Sampler. If you like what you hear, DOWNLOAD THE ENTIRE ALBUM for $9.99. Proceeds of album sales support the Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp.
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Tipitina's Foundation
Text the word MARCH to 30644. You will be guided through a simple process to make a quick donation to the foundation's program to make sure New Orleans school kids have the instruments they need to make great music.
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Giving Back to New Orleans!
NVIDIA is spearheading a SIGGRAPH Charity Bash on Tuesday, 4 August at 9 pm. Please join us and help raise funds for the New Orleans Algiers Technology Academy.

Location and other details are available at the NVIDIA booth, #2101! Proceeds matched by the NVIDIA Foundation.

If you wish to contact us with your ideas or thoughts, please feel free to contact the SIGGRAPH 2009 + 1 Outreach Chair.