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Why Colin Kaepernick Took a Knee (US Army Veteran, Nate Boyer)

It was US Army veteran, Nate Boyer who suggested to Kaepernick to take a knee as a sign of respect. Kaepernicks protest was no statement on the military but ...
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Rob Bloomstone posted an event

2018 TANGO Annual Conference - Building Bridges (Between Nonprofit and For-Profit Businesses) at The Connecticut Convention Center

June 19, 2018 from 8:30am to 3:30pm
FREE to all TANGO Members and those affiliated in the Nonprofit Sector!Get engaged and experience…See More
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NHHS 8th Annual Family, Fun and Fitness at Scantlebury Park

August 17, 2018 from 12pm to 3pm
Save the date! We are hosting our 8th Annual …See More
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New Haven Free Public Library's 2 events were featured
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Best Arts Summer Camp Ever! at Arts in CT

June 18, 2018 at 6pm to August 17, 2018 at 7pm
Best Arts Summer Camp Ever!Weekly Summer Camp SessionsMusical Camp, Dance Camp, and Arts…See More
Monday
Lee Cruz's event was featured

Webinar: Data for Change: the State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey at Webinar

June 21, 2018 from 3pm to 4pm
“We are competing with fast food chains and retail stores but our staff have far more…See More
Monday
Tamara Dumas's event was featured

Steam Train and River Boat Cruise Fundraiser at CHARTER BEGINS AT THE ESSEX TRAIN STATION IN ESSEX, CT

June 23, 2018 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm
DATE: SATURDAY JUNE 23, 2018TIME: 7:00PM-10:30PM Boarding time 6:30pm at the Essex Train…See More
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The Community Foundation for GNH's blog post was featured
Jun 14

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

Why Nonprofit Workplaces Are Stressful and What To Do About It

In light of the recent high profile suicides by Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain,  Vu Le wrote an excellent piece on what nonprofits need to know about mental illness.  One of the points he brings up is the importance of creating an environment where life/work balance flourish. … Read More

How to Design an Effective Nonprofit Staff Retreat: A Lesson from Life

Note from Beth:  Blocking out time for your nonprofit’s staff to do planning and work on areas like organizational culture is essential for success.  Designing the meeting so it is effective and encourages team-building can be tricky.  Here’s some terrific advice from Sarah Axelson.

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Claim Your Nonprofit Scholarship for BoxWorks

Is your nonprofit grappling with digital transformation of its programs and operations?
BoxWorks 2018 is just over three months away on Aug 29-30 in San Francisco and the nonprofit sessions are a great place for learning about digital transformation (and networking too.)

The good news is that your nonprofit can request a full scholarship .… Read More

Tides Foundation - Infrastructure for Social Change

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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 …

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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C-HIT Digs into Children's Health

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 14, 2018 at 10:39am 0 Comments

Connecticut Health I-TEAM (C-HIT) may have one of the state’s smallest newsrooms, but it has a big impact. With a reach of more than 1.2 million readers, C-HIT is delivering on its mission of empowering residents to challenge public policy with its deep focus on health and safety issues. 

For the next two years, C-HIT will produce stories focused on children’s and teen health and access to health care. Using a $20,000…

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World Record Attempt in New Haven...

Posted by Lee Cruz on June 13, 2018 at 10:11am 0 Comments

Thats right folks! We are attempting a Guinness Book World Record for Most Vocal Solos in a Song on June 21, 2018.  



Musical Intervention, in partnership with Make Music New Haven, Arts Council of…

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New Haven Farms seeks CT Food Justice Project VISTA!

Posted by New Haven Farms on June 4, 2018 at 1:48pm 0 Comments

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CT Food Justice Project at New Haven Farms

About the Connecticut Food Justice VISTA Project

The Connecticut Food Justice VISTA Project is a partnership between non-profits…

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New Haven Reads is Hiring a Book Bank Director!

Posted by New Haven Reads on June 4, 2018 at 4:03pm 0 Comments

The New Haven Reads Community Book Bank operates like a free book store, with books available for both children and adults. All of our…

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New Haven Reads is Hiring Summer Interns!

Posted by New Haven Reads on March 22, 2018 at 4:12pm 0 Comments

New Haven Reads provides free one-on-one tutoring for children who are struggling with reading. We also offer a free Kindergarten and Pre-K program, and special summer clubs. We serve over 500 students each week at four locations in New Haven. In addition, we provide free, gently used books to the…

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Relaunched Schooner Has Wind In Its Sails

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on May 17, 2018 at 2:11pm 0 Comments

Two years after becoming a signature program of the New Haven Land Trust, Schooner Camp is planning to double in size. The growth represents a remarkable turnaround for the popular sailing and coastal exploration program. Financial difficulties nearly shuttered Schooner before a merger with New Haven…

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Neighborhoods: What is Working

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.

Associating Associations: The Power of Convening

While many institutions are interested in enabling neighborhoods, they tend to focus on interventions and see convening as a means to their ends. An even more productive function could be to act as a neutral convener.

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

UVA’s Fairchild Named to LISC Board

LISC has elected Dr. Gregory Fairchild, one of the country’s leading academics on economic development, to its board of directors. The University of Virginia business professor has, for decades, focused his research on the underpinnings of wealth-building in communities and the ways that social enterprises and entrepreneurship can drive economic opportunity.

The Time is Now, to Build an Inclusive Economy

Over the next ten years, LISC will direct 50 percent of our annual investments to fuel inclusive economic development in underinvested communities across America. That means preparing people to take on high quality, well-paying jobs. And it means ramping up our work to help small businesses succeed and transforming vibrant commercial and industrial districts. “We have no doubt that this kind of progress is good for residents, good for communities and good for the country,’ says Maurice A. Jones, LISC CEO.

All Economic Development, All the Time

Bill Taft, the longtime executive director of LISC Indianapolis, has been named senior vice president of economic development for LISC and will be spearheading our work to grow enterprises and create jobs in the places that need them. In the following Q&A, he talks strategy, practice and what it takes to build inclusive local economies in real life.

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