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Lee Cruz's video was featured

How Our Criminal Justice System Targets Communities

Van Jones, author, political activist and commentator, talks to us about how the U.S. imprisons more people than any country, and how that's hurting our comm...
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Olivia C Henderson's event was featured

Veterans Empowerment Seminar at New Haven City Hall 165 Church Street New Haven, CT 2nd floor

January 18, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm
Come out and see how the National Veterans Council For Legal Redress can help you with your…See More
Karina Irizarry's event was featured

Music Haven Ribbon Cutting at Music Haven

January 19, 2018 from 4pm to 5pm
Music Haven Ribbon CuttingFriday, January 19th, 2018 at 4:00 PMMusic Haven: 315 Peck Street,…See More
New Haven Symphony's 2 events were featured
David V. Hunter's event was featured

Mary Wade Parkinson's Disease Support Group at Forsythe-Curran Chapel at Mary Wade

January 23, 2018 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Mary Wade is offering a free monthly Support Group for those suffering with Parkinson's Disease.…See More
Jackie Downing's event was featured
Billy Bromage's event was featured

Witnesses to Hunger Information Session at St. Paul- St. James Church

January 27, 2018 from 12pm to 1:30pm
We are reaching out to New Haven area people to form a collective of advocates and activists who…See More
New Haven Free Public Library posted an event

Mardi Gras Celebration at Mitchell Branch Library

February 13, 2018 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Spend your Fat Tuesday at the library! Mardi Gras is a fun, festive celebration of New Haven—an…See More

NPQ & YNPN Series on Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice

What Does It Look Like for a Community to Own Its Future?

In today’s world—perhaps more so than at any other time in recent history—the future of places big and small will not be determined by a singular leader or multinational corporation but rather by the people who live there. This article is the latest installment in the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Series co-sponsored by YNPN and NPQ.

The post What Does It Look Like for a Community to Own Its Future? appeared first on Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly.

Justice from Within: The Death Penalty and a New Vision for Criminal Justice through a Racial Justice Lens

For too long, US criminal justice has been based on retribution, with the death penalty set forth as the ultimate punishment. Not only has this system failed to promote public safety, it results in persistent racial bias. A new paradigm based on restorative justice that can heal communities, especially communities of color, is desperately needed.

The post Justice from Within: The Death Penalty and a New Vision for Criminal Justice through a Racial Justice Lens appeared first on Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly.

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Beth's Blog: Nonprofits and Social Media

Facebook Announces Overhaul of Newsfeed: What Does It Mean for Nonprofits?


Yesterday was my birthday.  And the one great thing about social media, particularly Facebook, is that you get to hear from many people wishing you a happy day because the platform alerts them.  This year I had a tsunami of birthday wishes.… Read More

A Few Thoughts About Nonprofits and Digital Transformation in 2018

Over the past year, I have felt less optimistic than ever about the power of connectivity and networks for social good. And, if the truth be told, almost to the point of wanting to crawl up on a fetal position and never another look at a screen again.… Read More

AI and Nonprofits: Will Bots Make Transition from Functional to Friendship?

The next disruptive technology phase is already upon here and it includes a technology designed to emulate human conversation – chatbots programmed with artificial intelligence.  It will have implications for nonprofits way beyond simply setting up a Facebook Messenger bot for your nonprofit’s Facebook Brand Page.… Read More

Tides Foundation - Infrastructure for Social Change


Feedly For iPhone X

We have been using the iPhone X for two weeks and have found the fluidity of the touch-based interface and the beauty of the new OLED screen very inspiring. We just pushed out a new version of Feedly that takes …

Introducing Team Newsletters

The increasing volume of information, along with accelerating industry trends, has made it harder for busy professionals and teams to keep up with emerging threats and opportunities in the market. Tech world is used to tectonic shift every 5 years …

Join the Feedly Customer Success Team

At Feedly, we care passionately about the success of our customers. With more than 1,000 organizations relying on Feedly Teams for connecting to the content they need to accelerate research, marketing, and sales, we are growing our customer success team …

Design Review: The New Organize Experience

Update: We launched the new organize experience! Read the announcement here. At Feedly we’re focused on simplifying how you consume information every day. We help you find and connect to all the sources you need. The next step is giving you …

Introducing Boards, Notes, and Highlights

Feedly is home to a vibrant community of experts, students, and trailblazers. We all have our own reasons for reading what we do. Maybe you want to gain a deeper understanding of a topic, or discover something new. Whatever your …


This Giving Season, Find a Worthy Charity with Online Reviews

Redwood City, December 16, 2013/ and GuideStar ( GreatNonprofits (, the largest nonprofit review site (think Yelp for nonprofits), lets people quickly find charities doing the most good, helping them donate wisely in this season of giving. Donors can find worthy nonprofit organizations based on nearly 200,000 real-life stories of impact, written by volunteers, donors and beneficiaries. For years, people were urged to look at overhead ratios (

Philanthropedia Identifies Highest-Performing Nonprofits in Two Cause Areas: People with Disabilities (National); and Climate Change (Bay Area)

Donors Searching for Worthy Charities to Support This Holiday Season Get a Helping Hand with Top Nonprofit Rankings Washington, DC—December 5, 2013—Philanthropedia (, a division of leading nonprofit information provider GuideStar (, today announced new rankings of the top 16 nonprofits supporting people with disabilities nationally and the top 18 nonprofits working on climate change in the San Francisco Bay Area. The rankings are based on in-depth

Financial SCAN 2.0 Delivers Deep Analysis of Nonprofit Financial Fitness

GuideStar and Nonprofit Finance Fund Upgrade the Only Online Service for Clear and Comprehensive Nonprofit Financial Health Assessment WASHINGTON, D.C. and NEW YORK, N.Y.–Nov. 19, 2013–Today GuideStar ( and Nonprofit Finance Fund ( (NFF) launched version 2.0 of Financial SCAN (Situation and Comparables ANalysis), the only online service that provides comprehensive yet easy-to-understand analysis of U.S. nonprofits’ financial health. Financial SCAN (http:

Now What: How the New Federal Tax Law Impacts Charitable Nonprofits

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Don't Miss Out on the Opportunity to get Your Message Out

Posted by Lee Cruz on January 10, 2018 at 1:12pm 1 Comment

When you join GNH Community you automatically have a blog page on the site. You can use this blog to post job openings, share information about something you need or let the community know about something you have to offer. You may also use the blog to share your thoughts and opinions, perhaps even something you wrote for another occasion that you would like to share with a broader…


Apply Now for the 2018 Neighborhood Leadership Program!

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 15, 2017 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Calling All Community Leaders!  Are you ...…


On the Radio: Criminal Justice Insider

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 28, 2017 at 11:09am 0 Comments

The voices of people starting over after coming home from prison are raised up on Criminal Justice Insider, a new radio show sponsored by The Community Foundation and Family Reentry. The show explores the lives of people affected by incarceration, both ex-offenders and their family.…


Building Connections Through Local Media

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 14, 2017 at 2:32pm 0 Comments

The voices of people starting over after coming home from prison are raised on “Criminal Justice Insider,” a new radio show sponsored by The Community Foundation on the New Haven Independent…


Greater New Haven Green Fund Seeks Proposals For Funding

Posted by Aaron Goode on December 7, 2017 at 2:32pm 0 Comments

 The Greater New Haven Green Fund is an environmental foundation that carries out grantmaking in four municipalities of the Greater New Haven area. Since its inception the Green Fund has contributed more than $250,000 towards organizations and projects working to enhance environmental quality and environmental justice.

We are currently seeking proposals for funding of environmentally beneficial projects serving the towns of New Haven, East Haven, Hamden, and…


Funding Opportunities to Support Women & Girls and the Environment

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 7, 2017 at 12:16pm 0 Comments

Grant Processes Open

New Haven, CT (December 5, 2017) - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to local nonprofits, announces two grant opportunities with application deadlines in January.

The Community Fund for Women & Girls is accepting applications for the 2018 grants cycle through Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Grants are awarded to gender-specific…



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Neighborhoods: What is Working

Leadership Is a Process of Community

Martin Luther King, Jr. did not march for freedom and equality alone. He was the visionary voice for the collective effort of hundreds of thousands of people.When we deconstruct leadership, we will not find a hero at the heart of leadership. We will find community.

What to Do When the Door to the Status Quo Opens Slightly

There are times when you manage to open the door ever so slightly to the status quo -- organizations and institutions that have power and resources to back up their perspective and mandate. To make inroads you must walk through that door and engage with the very people you think are the cause of the problem.

Freeing Yourself from the Consumer Culture

Peter talks with Eric Zimmer, host and producer of The One You Feed, named one of the Best Health Podcasts of All Time by The Huffington Post. They discuss the four pillars of the free market ideology, our longing for perfection, how questions bring us together and answers alienate us . . . and much more.

Open Street Project

Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with the non-profit organization New Brunswick Tomorrow to deliver an educational Open Streets Study Tour in New Brunswick, NJ from October 6th - October 8th. The Study Tour will feature classroom sessions, networking opportunities, a behind the scenes tour of New Brunswick’s industry leading Ciclovia.

The post Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th! appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Open Streets Project Revamped

The Open Streets Project has undergone some changes over the last year. We bid a sad farewell to project co-founder, the Alliance for Biking & Walking, who are moving on to other things, and we happily welcomed a new partner, international Open Streets leader 8 80 Cities. We are excited for all the possibilities and energy this partnership will bring.

The post Open Streets Project Revamped appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

One Day of Service Among 8,395 (that’s 23 years)—and Counting

The day we memorialize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy is special indeed—and so are the other 364 days a year when LISC AmeriCorps members serve their communities, as they have for the past two plus decades.

Props for Duluth’s Innovating Economy

Twin Cities Business magazine takes an in-depth look at Duluth, MN’s push to diversify and energize its commercial and civic life. Investments, including LISC’s, in infrastructure and workforce and business development are having a broadly felt impact in areas ranging from manufacturing to aviation to the arts.

Is Equitable Development Possible? Cincinnati Says ‘Yes!’ But It Takes Work.

Two articles about development in the Walnut Hills neighborhood of Cincinnati show the pitfalls and inspiring potential facing a community dedicated to reviving its economy to benefit all residents. But it takes concerted planning and sustained local involvement. For example, LISC and many of our longtime partners are working to bring about the new mixed-use Paramount Square project there, which will encompass housing, commercial space and Esoteric Brewing, the region’s first African American-founded brewery.

Community Calendar - New Haven Independent

Moctezuma’s Zoo

Talk on animals kept by ruler of 16th century Mexico

Accent Modification Seminar Series

Do you avoid speaking because of your accent? Upcoming Accent Modification Seminar Series starts January 18th!

Tech Time - Bring Your Tech Related Questions!

These sessions are held every third Wednesday of the month @ 6:30 PM and every third Thursday of the month @ 10:00 AM.

New Haven Independent

Overdoses Keep “Emergency 2” Racing

Christopher Peak Photo For several minutes, the man stopped breathing. In a Beaver Hills apartment, he’d flooded his body with heroin.

Fire Chief Seeks Performance Evaluations

Firefighter Timothy Borer passed all the required tests and assessments, so he was promoted and sworn in Tuesday to become a fire inspector.

However, as long as he stays in that position, there will be no formal annual review of his work to help him improve at the job. Neither the department nor the firefighters’ union contract requires one.

Fire Chief John Alston, Jr. wants to change all that. By going first.

Valley Independent Sentinel

Video: Ansonia Aldermen Talk Budget, Snow

{media_1}Ansonia Aldermen voted on $1.4 million in adjustments to the city’s budget at their monthly meeting last Tuesday (Jan. 9). The adjustments did not result in any change to the city’s property tax rate.

Derby Aldermen Hold Off On New Salaries

{media_1}Members of the Derby Board of Aldermen want more time for research before voting on salaries for new employees working for Mayor Rich Dziekan’s administration. The Aldermen’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting was Thursday (Jan. 11).

Irving School Crossing Guard Nominated For America’s Favorite

{media_1}Irving School Crossing Guard Maria Bowers is in the running for Safe Kids’ America’s Favorite Crossing Guard contest. Bowers runs a “walking school bus” for the Derby elementary school, walking through Irving’s neighborhood and escorting students to school.

New Haven Register

New Haven Fire Dept. shares cold water rescue training video

NEW HAVEN -- It was perfect weather for the city's Fire Department to do some cold water rescue training Saturday.

New Haven man, 55, subject of Silver Alert

NEW HAVEN --A city man, 55, is the subject of a Silver Alert, according to police.

Steven Link is a white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs230 pounds.



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