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Full Moon Trail Walk at Massaro Community Farm

July 20, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm
Come see the full moon at the farm and explore the woods by its light! We'll learn about how to…See More
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Racist History of Illegal Immigration | Racist America History

Where did the concept of illegal immigration even come from? If you look at who has been kept out of the U.S. over the decades, being "illegal" has a lot to ...
Jul 10
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Being Eñye Trailer

Helping Latinos overcome the guilt, shame, and isolation around not feeling Latino enough so that they can reawaken that powerful Latino within, make their own rules and SLAY in every area of their life by embracing their Latinidad instead of going…
Jul 10
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Nasty Women Connecticut presents Testimonials Project - #METOO at Ives Main Library

July 12, 2018 from 5:30pm to 8pm
Film screening will begin at 5:45 pm followed by a book healing workshop with art therapist Mariah…See More
Jul 9
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Dr. Max Roser: Our World in Data

Dr. Max Roser shares some basic statistics that describe living conditions currently and the direction of change that we have seen over the past few decades....
Jul 6
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#SEEME

Right now in our country, there is a humanitarian crisis involving immigrant children being ripped away from their families. This brings up very fresh wounds...
Jul 3
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Living in Sanctuary: Nelson Pinos

Listen to the impact of our current policies on one New Haven Family.
Jun 26
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Dr. Gary Namie on Workplace Bullying: What it is and is not

Dr. Gary Namie, director of the Workplace Bullying Institute, introduces all audiences to the topic.
Jun 12

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.

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Beth's Blog: Nonprofits and Social Media

The Well-Being & Equity Bridging (WEB) Network

The last few months I have been honored to serve on a team as a trainer, a team lead by  Leadership Learning Community with the purpose to activate a network focused on the intersectionality of equity, well-being, and health. This concept is very exciting to me as I’ve noticed in my own work as a trainer focusing on well-being and self-care, how these topics intersect with other disciplines.… Read More

Facebook Live: A Tool for Parent Mobilization and Engagement in Diverse Communities

Note from Beth:  Momsrising continues to forge ahead with innovative and effective ways to use social media for engagement and results. Here’s a guest post that shares how they are using Facebook Live.

Facebook Live: A Tool for Parent Mobilization and Engagement in Diverse Communities Guest Post by Jeannina Perez, Senior Campaign Director
MomsRising.Org / MamásConPoder.Org

MomsRising/MamásConPoder is an online and on-the-ground grassroots organization working with over a millions families and communities to increase family economic security, end discrimination against women and mothers and create a nation where both families and our economy can thrive.… Read More

New Pew Research Report: The Future of Digital Life and Well-Being

The Pew Research Center has released a research report called “The Future of Digital Life and Well-Being.”  Pew interviewed technology experts and scholars (including me) about the benefits and drawbacks of our digital lives.  The expert predictions  about the impact of the internet over the next 10 years came in response to questions asked by Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center in an online canvassing conducted between Dec.… Read More

Tides Foundation - Infrastructure for Social Change

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Experiment 02 — Title-only, Magazine, and Card Views

We all have different preferences when it comes to the layout of the lists of articles we skim. Some people prefer text only, some prefer large images, some prefer a mix of both. We created different views to let you …

Experiment 01 — Smooth Scrolling

The first experiment of the Mobile+AI Lab is around the scrolling experience in the mobile app. The main purpose of the Feedly mobile app is to allow you to quickly skim through 50 to 100 articles, pick and read 3 …

Introducing the Mobile+AI Lab

The Feedly mobile app was created during the Google Reader shutdown storm. During the past 5 years, the app has delivered on its promise and helped millions of curious minds connect to their favorite sources and topics on the go. …

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 …

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:
 

Dr. Max Roser: Our World in Data

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Public Allies Connecticut Seeking Partners for Fall 2018!

Posted by Emily Gallagher on July 20, 2018 at 2:54pm 0 Comments

Public Allies Connecticut, an AmeriCorps program focused on creating a more just and equitable society through the promotion of diverse, new leadership is seeking nonprofit partners to host our talented AmeriCorps members starting this fall! 

Allies work full time, Monday - Thursday, Sept. - June to build organizational capacity, all while developing their leadership abilities, earning a living stipend and money for school. Members are diverse and reflective of our local communities.…

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A Parklet Grows in Fairhaven

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 19, 2018 at 12:46pm 0 Comments

Anyone walking a hot stretch of sidewalk along Grand Avenue now has an inviting spot to rest in the shade, talk to neighbors, and watch children play.

The oasis is called a “parklet,” and was designed by two Yale graduate students who won New Haven’s first Parklet Design Competition, a collaboration between GoNewHavenGo, the Department of Transportation,…

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SSIR: On Shared Vision and a New Social Compact

Posted by Lee Cruz on July 17, 2018 at 5:36pm 0 Comments

By Robert K. Ross Jul. 17, 2018

Civic engagement and community voice make up the secret sauce of US democracy. We need a new, community-generated social compact to assert the vision and policy framework for an inclusive 21st-century America.…

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Opportunity with the University of New Haven - Elementary Spanish for Health Care

Posted by Sally Anastos on July 17, 2018 at 11:05am 0 Comments

I’m reaching out today looking for a potential partner for a class at the University of New Haven.  I’m hoping that our students can help your organization while they gain a deeper understanding of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world as they relate to the field of health care.    

 

The class is titled Elementary Spanish for Health Care I and the instructor, Dr. Alessia Dalsant, is looking for her students to volunteer at a local organization(s) that serves Spanish…

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THE SHARED PROSPERITY PARTNERSHIP Report on Building Shared Prosperity in America’s Cities

Posted by Lee Cruz on July 16, 2018 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

The strength of American cities – and the nation as a whole – depends on generating inclusive growth for people of all races, ethnicities, and incomes...

Continued: http://www.sharedprosperitypartnership.org/

REPORT on: Building Shared Prosperity in America’s Cities…

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NPQ: Black Lives Matter at Five: Activists Take Stock

Posted by Lee Cruz on July 16, 2018 at 5:59pm 0 Comments

Black Lives Matter at Five: Activists Take Stock

The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting…

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Neighborhoods: What is Working

Community: The Structure of Belonging

Excerpt of the Welcome from the new second edition of Peter's book "Community: The Structure of Belonging."

The Church and Proximity

How St. Matthews Episcopal Church in Westerville, Ohio created a new narrative for itself and been radically shaped by the community in which it lives and serves.

Restorative Practices: A Toolbox for Turbulent Times

Transcription of John and Peter's May 8, 2018 conversation with Thom Allena about his work in getting justice out of courthouses and into neighborhoods. Thom is a community and organizational psychologist who for nearly thirty-five years has worked in the fields of community and restorative justice, applying creative approaches to respond to crime, violence and group conflict. In Thom’s community justice work, citizens are invited to play active rather than passive roles in determining the shape of justice and become more directly involved in redressing the quality of life issues that are breached by crime.

Open Street Project

REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR the Open Streets Summit 2018 in New Orleans!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with Walk Bike Places and the City of Gretna to deliver an educational Open Streets Summit in Gretna and New Orleans, from September 15-16 2018. Summit Description The Summit will feature a behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program, as well as breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and a World Café with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. The Summit will provide inspiration and practical tips for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters from public health, transportation, planning, public space, and policymaking fields....

The post REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR the Open Streets Summit 2018 in New Orleans! 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.

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

JPMorgan Chase Brings Entrepreneurs of Color Fund to Chicago

JP Morgan Chase is teaming up with LISC, Accion and Fifth Third Bank on an investment effort to support the growth of minority-owned businesses on Chicago’s South and West Sides. LISC’s Maurice A. Jones joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, to announce the Entrepreneurs of Color Fund—a model built on the bank’s similar efforts in other cities--as well as related support for small business mentoring. "This work is about catalyzing opportunity so that everyone—no matter their race, or zip code, or family background—has the chance to contribute to Chicago’s prosperity, and to share in its benefits as well,” Jones said.

LISC Buffalo Names New Executive Director

LISC is ramping up its economic development work in Buffalo under the leadership of an new executive director, Julie Barrett O’Neill. O’Neill is a local expert in urban planning and sustainability and will take the helm of the 20-year-old LISC Buffalo program beginning in September. She replaces Michael Clarke, who retired earlier this year.

The Real Stories Behind the Unemployment Story

An article in The Guardian examines the full and complex story behind the nation’s jobless numbers as it plays out in Kansas City. LISC’s Financial Opportunity Centers are highlighted as a partial solution to egregious rates of unemployment among African Americans, helping people to become “net cash positive” and to build plans that are “inspiring to them,” says LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones.

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