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The new political story that could change everything | George Monbiot

To get out of the mess we're in, we need a new story that explains the present and guides the future, says author George Monbiot. Drawing on findings from ps...
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"If We Don't Protect Nature We Can't Protect Ourselves" Harrison Ford | Extinction Rebellion

We are facing an emergency resulting from our toxic economic and political system. The way we relate to each other and to nature is destroying Earth’s capaci...
Sep 11
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Divers Search For Slave Shipwrecks and Discover Their Ancestors | National Geographic

Meet a group of vibrant scuba divers determined to find, document and positively identify slave shipwrecks. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #Natio...
Sep 3
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Let's end ageism | Ashton Applewhite

It's not the passage of time that makes it so hard to get older. It's ageism, a prejudice that pits us against our future selves -- and each other. Ashton Ap...
Aug 27
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225th Anniversary Summer Celebration Bash at Canal Dock Boat House

August 27, 2019 from 4pm to 7pm
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Better Breather's Club at Mary Wade

August 28, 2019 from 10am to 11am
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NonProfit Quarterly

Can Our Nation’s Food Co-ops Meet the Twin Challenges of Market Success and Racial Equity?

In June, hundreds of food co-op managers, board members, and industry experts came together to assess the state of the food co-op movement. Will they hold their ground?

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Big Green Nonprofits: Negotiating the Challenges

Achieving equity in large “Big Green” nonprofits requires an approach that creates space for cultural change, along with an appreciation for the multi-layered complexity of the organizations.

Beth's Blog: Nonprofits and Social Media

AI for Fundraising Today: Voice Activated Fundraising & Chat Bots for Giving

Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit, and I are actively researching the use of Artificial Intelligence to better understand what nonprofits need to know about artificial intelligence to future proof their programs, marketing, and fundraising strategies?

The field of artificial intelligence has been around since the 1950’s and evolved into many sub-areas and an alphabet soup of technical jargon.

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The Nonprofit’s Guide To Inclusive Walking Meetings: Strolling Meetings

Meetings can not only be a waste of time if they are not well designed, but can also zap our energy. Even worse, the meeting can be so boring that participants tune out or cancel. One way to shake things is up to host a “Strolling” Meeting.… Read More

Single Most Important Way That Nonprofit Leaders Make Personal Resilience A Habit

This week I was honored to facilitate a mini-workshop, “The Happy Healthy Woman Leader, at the Women Funded 2019 conference in San Francisco. The session was based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit and covered the topics of recognizing burnout and stress, creating a self-care plan, and implementing new personal resilience habits.… Read More

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Leo understands funding events, product launches, and partnership announcements

Industries are changing at a faster pace than ever. Keeping up with new threats and opportunities can be overwhelming and time consuming. Today, we are excited to announce a new Leo skill that lets you easily track key business events like funding events, product launches, or partnerships. Here is a quick demo Funding Events We […]

Meet Leo, your AI Research Assistant

People love RSS because it lets you to aggregate in one place all the topics and information you care about. No more zigzagging. People also love RSS because of its control and transparency. It is not a feed that tries to manipulate and monetize your attention. It is a feed that feeds your mind and […]

Leo and Mute Filters

Some of the sources you follow in Feedly are broader than the topics and trends you care about. That additional noise can add up and become overwhelming or result in you wasting precious time. We believe that noise is the enemy and we have been building a new Leo skill called Mute Filters to let […]

Leo and Cybersecurity

Do you need to keep up with the latest vulnerabilities and threats but do not have the time to read all your security feeds? We can help. In 2018, fifteen thousand vulnerabilities were discovered, the number of exploits doubled and more than four security articles were published every minute. Keeping up with all these trends […]

Save to Boards on the Go with Feedly Mini for Chrome and Firefox

One million Feedly users rely on Feedly Mini to quickly add new sources to their feeds and save essential articles to their boards. Saving insightful articles to your boards allows you to share and shine with your team and train Leo. The more articles you save to a board, the greater the accuracy of Leo’s […]

GuideStar

This Giving Season, Find a Worthy Charity with Online Reviews

Redwood City, December 16, 2013/GreatNonprofits.org and GuideStar (http://www.guidestar.org/?utm_source=Release&utm_medium=Link&utm_campaign=12.16.13_GNP_Release_HP)/- GreatNonprofits (http://greatnonprofits.org/), 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 (http://www.myphilanthropedia.org/), a division of leading nonprofit information provider GuideStar (http://www.guidestar.org/?utm_source=Release&utm_medium=Link&utm_campaign=12.5.13_PhilRankings_Release_HP), 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 (http://www.guidestar.org/?utm_source=Release&utm_medium=Link&utm_campaign=11.19.13_FinSCAN2.0_Release_HP) and Nonprofit Finance Fund (http://www.nonprofitfinancefund.org) (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:
 

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Blog Posts

Fixing Fathers holds Fishing with Dads Event

Posted by DAVID ASBERY on September 17, 2019 at 7:06am 0 Comments

Fixing Fathers, Inc., held its annual Fishing with Dads event Aug. 31 at Beaver Pond Park, New Haven. Parents and their children were treated to a two-hour informative training session, facilitated by Doreen Abubaker and Loreen Lawrence who are certified instructors for CT Aquatic Resource Education. The families learned about various fish (brook trout,…

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Convening on Creating a Future of Opportunity

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 15, 2019 at 10:59pm 0 Comments

Excited to bring our community together on Sept 25 for a half-day Convening on Creating a Future of Opportunity Through Inclusive Growth. Learn more about the event and speakers at www.cfgnh.org/2019convening. #InclusiveGrowth #GNHOpportunity

Career Opportunities with New Haven Healthy Start and Project Access

Posted by New Haven Healthy Start on September 10, 2019 at 10:00am 0 Comments

The two following positions are available with Project Access and New Haven Healthy Start: 

Community Health Worker: https://jobs.ynhhs.org/jobs/4560204-community-health-worker

Patient Navigator: https://jobs.ynhhs.org/jobs/4559085-patient-navigator

Apply directly on the Yale New Haven Health webpage for anyone…

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We Have Ruined Childhood

Posted by Lee Cruz on September 4, 2019 at 1:01pm 0 Comments

According to the psychologist Peter Gray, children today are more depressed than they were during the Great Depression and more anxious than they were at the height of the Cold War. A 2019 study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology found that between 2009 and 2017, rates of depression rose by more than 60 percent among those ages 14 to…

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Lawyers Fight Wage Theft

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 29, 2019 at 9:31am 0 Comments

The home page of New Haven Legal Assistance Association (LAA) states in bold letters:

 “It is illegal for someone to be treated differently because of their immigration status, national origin, or religion.”

Despite the law, attorneys at LAA see employers repeatedly fail to pay…

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How Life Became an Endless, Terrible Competition

Posted by Lee Cruz on August 22, 2019 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

In the summer of 1987, I graduated from a public high school in Austin, Texas, and headed northeast to attend Yale. I then spent nearly 15 years studying at various universities—the London School of Economics, the University of Oxford, Harvard, and finally Yale Law School—picking up a string of degrees along the way. Today, I teach at Yale Law, where my students unnervingly resemble my younger self: They are, overwhelmingly, products of professional…

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Open Street Project

An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

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Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

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Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

The Warmth of Family, the Taste of Mexico

We launch our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month this year with the story of the Villegas family, owners of Los Originales Tacos Árabes de Puebla in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles. Natives of Puebla, Mexico, Merced and Alfredo Villegas run one of the city’s most beloved food trucks, and are emblematic of Hispanic immigrants to the U.S. who have not only enriched the cultural, social—and culinary—terrain of this country, but stoke the economy through their energetic entrepreneurship, creativity and resilience. (All photos courtesy of Inclusive Action for the City.)

Geoff Jolley is the New Executive Director of LISC Kansas City

LISC has named Geoff Jolley to lead its ambitious community investment plans in Kansas City. Jolley, who has spent decades working on the interests of local residents as both a policy expert and community leader, takes the helm of LISC Kansas City this month to oversee work on affordable housing, economic development, health, community safety and jobs.

New “SchoolPrint” Program Funds Expert Advice to Develop Charter Schools Facilities

LISC has launched a new program to help connect charter school operators to experts in facilities development. Called SchoolPrint: Charter School Project Management, the program will advance development plans that deliver top-notch school facilities while also keeping dollars in the classroom. “Our goal is to protect the interests of students and teachers, and to fuel the development of schools that are assets to their communities,” noted LISC's Eva Schweitzer.

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