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David V. Hunter's event was featured

Mary Wade's Wine Dinner at Omni Hotel at Yale in New Haven

April 21, 2018 from 6pm to 10pm
A wonderful event that includes A Five Course Meal at the Omni Hotel at Yale in New Haven, Hosted…See More
Betsy Beacom's 2 events were featured
Rebecca Toms's event was featured

Uncommon Thoughts on Common Herbs at Woodbridge Library Meeting Room

April 25, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Join us at the Woodbridge Town Library as we explore interesting ways to use the commonly known…See More
APNH's event was featured

Dining Out For Life at Various Locations

April 26, 2018 all day
How It Works Dining Out for Life is an international event that has raised over $5.5 million since…See More
Int'l Festival of Arts & Ideas's event was featured

International Festival of Arts and Ideas 2018 Launch Party at Gateway Curran Community Room

April 26, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
It’s time for the grand unveiling of Festival 2018! Be among the first to hear about this year’s…See More
Margherita A. Tortora's event was featured

Ernesto Daranas, filmmaker,direct from Cuba. Free. at Loria room 250, Yale University

April 27, 2018 at 7pm to April 29, 2018 at 7pm
Retrospective of the works of Cuban filmmaker Ernesto Daranas. Friday April 27 through Sunday April…See More
The Community Foundation for GNH's blog post was featured
Lee Cruz's video was featured

How autism freed me to be myself | Rosie King

“People are so afraid of variety that they try to fit everything into a tiny little box with a specific label,” says 16-year-old Rosie King, who is bold, bra...

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.

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.

CT Material Trader

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Beth's Blog: Nonprofits and Social Media

The Facebook Scandal and What It Means for Your Nonprofit’s Digital Strategy

Source Facebook Blog – Click for Source

The Facebook data scandal (reports that Cambridge Analytica, a firm used by the Trump 2016 presidential campaign, scraped Facebook data for millions of users without their knowledge or permission) that erupted in mid-March and prompted user outrage, including a hashtag #deletefacebook, continues to grow.… Read More

The Nonprofit Book We’ve Been Waiting Four Years To Read Is Finally Here: New Power

Back in November, 2014, Henry Timms and Jeremy Heimans published an article about “New Power” in the Harvard Business Review that caught my eye.  The concepts around connectivity and leadership were synergistic with the concept of networked leadership that Allison Fine and I wrote about in the Networked Nonprofit, published in several years before.… Read More

Book Review: Sharing Cities – Activating the Urban Commons

Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons is a collection of 137 case studies and policies in 11 categories how self-organized, democratic, and people-powered policies and initiatives can help solve some of the most thorny problems we face around the world in urban areas.… 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. Current solutions for keeping up with trends fall short. By …

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:

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Blog Posts

GNH-VOTE 2018 - The Greater New Haven Voter Engagement Initiative

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 13, 2018 at 10:40am 0 Comments

GNH-Vote 2018 is a nonpartisan initiative that gives service providers the tools and resources to increase the engagement and voter registration of historically disenfranchised community members.

Participating Organizations Will Receive:…


Black Mothers Share the Devastating Impact of Racism in Maternal Health Care

Posted by Lee Cruz on April 18, 2018 at 11:35am 0 Comments

Kimberly Lawson - VICE

In honor of Black Maternal Health Week, four Black women share their pregnancy and childbirth…


Sound the Alarm

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 12, 2018 at 5:12pm 0 Comments

The American Red Cross is asking for help to Sound the Alarm in New Haven. The campaign aims to place 1,000 smoke detectors in city homes on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. – 2 pm.

To meet this goal, the Red Cross is seeking volunteers. And everyone who helps will likely have a hand in saving a…


Volunteer Opportunities with New Haven Farms!

Posted by New Haven Farms on April 17, 2018 at 9:59am 0 Comments

New Haven Farms is looking for volunteers to support our mission of promoting health and community development through urban agriculture. Our positions range from cooking to gardening to childcare, so no matter what your skills are, there are opportunities for you to get involved.

By working with…


NYT- Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach of Racism for Black Boys

Posted by Lee Cruz on April 12, 2018 at 4:53pm 0 Comments

Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach of Racism for Black Boys



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Working together to build a stronger community - now and forever

Neighborhoods: What is Working

Institutional Precipitation

Institutions can enable citizen action if they can be a precipitant rather than a programmatic intervener. A precipitating action avoids defining for neighbors what should be done, how it should be done and who should do it. Instead, it acts to precipitate citizens performing these three actions.

Organizing the Unorganizables

The leader in the drug-use harm elimination movement, Ann Livingston talks about her work as a community organizer dedicated to working at the local, regional and national levels to improve the lives of people who use illegal drugs.

Life after FIX

Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU) co-founder Ann Livingston talks about the successes and setbacks in establishing Insite, Vancouver's supervised injection site and the only one of its kind in North America.

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

Accounting for a Family’s Financial Future

A young mother in Chicago has solid footing on a career path and has taken control of her family’s financial future, thanks to a LISC-supported Financial Opportunity Center. LISC’s innovative Twin Accounts™ are part of the process, allowing her to save and build a credit score, all at the same time.

It’s Time to Help More Communities Prevent Crime

In a blog for CitiesSpeak, Jason Cooper, a director for LISC’s safety initiatives, describes the urgent work of helping residents, non-profits and police work together to prevent crime—which is exactly what LISC supports in 74 areas across the country through the Justice Department’s Community-Based Crime Reduction Program. As the national training and technical assistance partner for the program, LISC has an up-close view of how it succeeds in making communities safer, stronger and more cohesive.

A Study of Two Americas—and How to Bring Them Closer

A new study on race and economic mobility in the United States by economists Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren stresses the role that neighborhoods can play in closing the country’s yawning, race-based opportunity gap. In the blog that follows, David Greenberg, LISC’s new director of Research and Evaluation, unpacks the lessons of the study, and posits how the findings can help guide the work of LISC and its partners going forward.

Community Calendar - New Haven Independent

Community Dinner

All are welcome… join us for another delicious meal and fellowship. No RSVP required.

NHDTC Gubernatorial Forum

The New Haven Democratic Town Committee will host a gubernatorial forum in the auditorium of Career High School.

New Haven Independent

Crump: Fight Injustice With Action

Mercy Quaye Photo A civil rights attorney who has represented the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and most recently Stephon Clark — all unarmed black men killed by police officers — told New Haveners that they’re obligated to fight injustice.

Dems Propose Increase In Spending; Republicans Call for Reduction

Christine Stuart Photo HARTFORD, CT — Democrats are proposing a budget that increasing spending $216.7 million over the amount adopted as part of the bipartisan budget, while Republicans are seeking to reduce it by $27.3 million.

460 Kids Poisoned By Lead In 2 Years

Christopher Peak Photos A young mom vacated a Fair Haven apartment where flaking lead paint poisoned her 3-year-old. Then she found out that her new apartment across the river in Fair Haven Heights is also covered with the heavy metal, and her child is at risk again.

Valley Independent Sentinel

Former Ansonia Resident Faces Child Pornography Charge

{media_1}A California man is facing a child pornography charge after an investigation by Ansonia and Seymour cops. In a prepared statement, Ansonia Police Lt. Patrick Lynch said Ansonia and Seymour detectives began an investigation of 36-year-old Aaron Bresky in November 2009. At the time, Bresky lived in Ansonia.

Drug Charges Lodged In Ansonia

{media_1}An Ansonia woman was arrested Thursday (April 19) after police investigating a burglary at her home last month allegedly found marijuana there. According to a prepared statement from Ansonia Police Lt. Patrick Lynch, 37-year-old Heather Swanson reported the break-in at her Platt Street home March 8.

CT Magazine To Unleash Valley Issue!

{media_1}In this very special episode of ‘Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,’ reporters Eugene Driscoll and Ethan Fry sit down with Erik Ofgang and Michael Lee-Murphy, journalists with Connecticut Magazine. Click play to listen. The May issue of Connecticut Magazine is the VALLEY ISSUE!

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