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Heather McGhee || What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

Today we have Heather McGhee on the podcast. Heather is an expert in economic and social policy. The former president of the inequality-focused thinktank “De...
Sep 7
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The challenge of retrofitting millions of aging homes to battle global warming

A landmark climate report released this month by the United Nations predicted dire consequences for the world if more is not done to reduce CO2 levels in the...
Sep 5
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How to raise successful kids -- without over-parenting | Julie Lythcott-Haims

By loading kids with high expectations and micromanaging their lives at every turn, parents aren't actually helping. At least, that's how Julie Lythcott-Haim...
Aug 31
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A healthy economy should be designed to thrive, not grow | Kate Raworth

What would a sustainable, universally beneficial economy look like? "Like a doughnut," says Oxford economist Kate Raworth. In a stellar, eye-opening talk, sh...
Aug 25

NonProfit Quarterly

The Hidden Cost of DEI Work—And What to Do about It

Demand for diversity, equity and inclusion is at an all-time high. But few talk about the high cost of facilitating DEI work—a cost that once again falls on bodies of color.

Generational Differences in Racial Equity Work

While many organizational leaders and elders came up in a time when code switching and self-censoring were the norm, younger leaders today are unwilling to make such accommodations.

Beth's Blog: Nonprofits and Social Media

5 Tips To Create a Happy, Healthy Nonprofit Hybrid Workplace

When I wrote the “Happy Healthy Nonprofit,” in-person workplaces were the norm and the book looked at ways to activate a culture of wellbeing in the nonprofit workplace. Over the last 18 months, I’ve adapted a lot of the best practices for remote work. While vaccines have given us hope, with the Delta variant, COVID […]

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Zoom Cameras On or Off?

Before the pandemic, way back In November 2019, a group of academic meeting researchers from several universities, business leaders, and consultants met to review and analyze hundreds of research studies about what makes meetings effective.  They published “Ten Rules Simple Rules for Meaningful Meetings.”  One of the science-based findings identified that online meetings get the […]

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8 Tips for Facilitating Nonprofit Hybrid Meetings

As the pandemic continues, most nonprofit workplaces will become a combination of virtual and on-site work. A recent McKinsey survey suggests that 90% of organizations will adopt some version of the hybrid workplace. The hybrid workplace will have a huge impact on the way we design and facilitate meetings, the primary method of how many […]

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How students of color confront impostor syndrome | Dena Simmons

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Applications are now open for CARE's 2021-2022 New Haven Health Leader Cohort!

Posted by Tammy R. Chapman on September 15, 2021 at 6:01pm 0 Comments

Become a New Haven Health Leader!


In this 9-month training program, New Haven Health Leaders will learn about health disparities and solutions to create health equity at the neighborhood level. We will co-learn from…


Applications are now open for CARE's Community Research Fellow Cohort!

Posted by Tammy R. Chapman on September 16, 2021 at 5:21pm 0 Comments


In this 9-month program, Community Research Fellows will collaborate with Yale Investigators and be trained In community engaged and patient-centered research to Inform health studies and impact New Haven…


Three Upcoming Urban Forestry Grant Opportunities

Posted by Lee Cruz on September 17, 2021 at 4:46pm 0 Comments

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) is pleased to announce three upcoming urban forestry grant opportunities. Award amounts, types of projects funded, and deadlines vary;…


Racial Equity and Creative Healing grants awarded to Greater New Haven artists, projects and programs

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 15, 2021 at 3:50pm 0 Comments

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven awards $583,000 in partnership with the Arts Council of Greater New Haven…


The Rise of the UniverCity

Posted by Lee Cruz on September 15, 2021 at 10:57am 0 Comments

As they come to resemble corporations, universities increasingly wield the kind of power and influence that were hallmarks of ruthless employers in isolated company towns. Historian Davarian Baldwin calls this ominous trend the “rise of the…


What is gentrification? It’s not the problem you might think it is. - Vox

Posted by Lee Cruz on September 15, 2021 at 10:55am 0 Comments

The worst problems are in the neighborhoods that aren’t gentrifying.

“Was anyone really asking for a gentrified Gone Girl?” reads a one-line, half-star …


How to Take Risks Without Losing Your Donors

Posted by Lee Cruz on September 15, 2021 at 10:50am 0 Comments

In the seventh grade, Sara1 remembers joining her classmates to write letters. In a letter that began “Dear Sponsor,” they’d thank the person paying for their education, who they’d likely never meet. Sara would share…


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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

In Rural Texas, Seeding Small Businesses, and Generational Wealth, with the Help of Kiva—and a Kiva Trustee

Kiva loans supported by LISC are a lifeline of zero interest capital to dozens of micro-business owners in underserved places across the country. But just as critical to the loan’s success as an entrepreneur’s dreams and drive is the role of the Kiva trustee—a trusted, community-based partner who supports borrowers from application and business development all the way to loan repayment. Joseph Ceasar, founder and CEO of Legacy Institute for Financial Education in rural Lufkin, TX is an exemplary Kiva trustee, on a mission to bring financial know-how and stability and generational wealth-building back to his community.

Centering Students, Truth and Innovation

As students across the country return to school this month, the LISC Charter School Financing team reflects on the challenges facing its portfolio schools as they work to create authentically safe, empowering and anti-racist learning communities. It’s a journey that parallels are own at LISC as we enact our commitment to racial equity and justice, inclusivity and transparency.

In a Time of Crisis, Business Development Organizations Step Up

Small business owners cherish their independence, but they can also use outside advice and technical assistance to be successful—or simply to survive a crisis like the pandemic. And that's where business development organizations (BDOs) come in. LISC BDO partners link their on-the-ground networks and insight with LISC’s national scale, funding and expertise to support small businesses, in the midst of COVID, and for the future.

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