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International Festival at JCC of Greater New Haven

October 21, 2018 from 11am to 2pm
Join us we celebrate the diversity of our region through performances, crafts, games, food and more!See More
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Tearing down a wall

A predominately black neighborhood in Summerville, South Carolina, was torn apart when a white resident, Annie Caddell, put up a Confederate flag. It stirred...
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Don't ask where I'm from, ask where I'm a local | Taiye Selasi

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of t...
Aug 28
Lee Cruz's video was featured

IEP Binder: How to Assemble and Organize

Making an IEP binder is a great way to keep information organized and at the ready when you need it. An IEP binder can help you prepare for IEP meetings and ...
Aug 21
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At risk: mothers and childbirth

The United States is the only industrialized country where the rates of maternal deaths have increased, rather than decreased. And "near deaths" are on the r...
Aug 14
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NPQ & YNPN Series on Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice

A Museum’s Transformation: Cleveland Museum of Art Goes Deep for Inclusion

The CMA has adopted an explicit racial equity lens in support of its vision to become “a global leader among museums.” The test, of course, is whether the organization follows through on its plan.

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.

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Beth's Blog: Nonprofits and Social Media

Nonprofits and the Age of Automation: AI, Machine Learning, Bots Link Roundup

My Networked Nonprofit co-author Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about the Age of Automation with an eye towards our next book. This past year wrote an  op-ed for the Chronicle of Philanthropy on the age of automation and it implications for fundraisers as well as other articles, including Leveraging the Power of Bots for Civil Society on SSIR Blog and The Robots Have Arrived: How Nonprofits Can Put Them To Work on Guidestar Blog.   … Read More

The Causes and Costs of Lost Productivity in Nonprofit Workplaces and How To Avoid It

As part of the workshops that I deliver based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit, one of my most popular is how to avoid collaborative overload in the nonprofit workplace. Collaborative overload results from too many pointless meetings, a tsunami of emails, and a drumbeat of constant interruptions.… Read More

52 Fun Ways To Take A Mini Break and Regenerate for Nonprofits

While writing The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout in 2015, we did a scan of what was available in the nonprofit.  Ever since, I’ve been keeping an eye out for new resources for nonprofit professionals about avoiding burnout and self-care.… Read More

Tides Foundation - Infrastructure for Social Change

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Article to article swipe

The Mobile+AI Lab is now 4,000 strong! It is an incredible learning opportunity for us. It feels great to see the community actively participate in the key design decisions. The most popular feature request from the past 2 weeks is the …

How to Send Newsletters On Demand

There are some common questions about the “send now” feature for team newsletters. Here is a quick reference to guide you through the steps. Sending newsletters on demand makes it easy to grab a snapshot of your team boards and …

Experience 06 – Discovery and the Web

We love the Web because it is an open and distributed network that offers everyone the freedom and control to publish and follow what matters to them. We also love the web because it has enabled a new generation of …

First Five Experiments

Over the last five years, we have done lots of small changes to the Feedly Mobile application. All aligned on offering you the best Web reading experience possible. As the mobile app is reaching its end of life. It is …

Bug Hunt Week

The Mobile+AI Lab community is now 392 people strong! This move to a more open and transparent process has been extremely rewarding: we are collecting great ideas and getting instant feedback on some of the bolder changes we are exploring. …

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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Office Space for Rent - The GNHCC Business Hub

Posted by Nicole Salvatore on September 19, 2018 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

The GNHCC Business Hub

Offices for Rent | Convenient Meeting Spaces

900 Chapel Street, 10th Fl.

New Haven CT, 06510…

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New Grant Opportunity: Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Capacity Building Grants

Posted by Lee Cruz on September 18, 2018 at 10:21am 0 Comments

DEADLINE TO APPLY: October 5, 2018

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Science Haven: We want to bring science activities to your events!

Posted by Richard Crouse on September 16, 2018 at 9:07pm 0 Comments

I'm Rick Crouse, a fourth year neuroscience graduate student at Yale and the co-president of Yale Student Science Diplomats, an organization dedicated to science communication, outreach, and advocacy. I'm writing this post to spread the word about Science Haven.

Science Haven is a collaboration between two Yale student-led science outreach groups: Yale Student Science Diplomats and Open Labs. We are interested in…

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What Happened to Serena Williams at the U.S. Open Happens to Black Girls in School Every Day

Posted by Lee Cruz on September 14, 2018 at 6:44pm 0 Comments

Serena Williams, decidedly the greatest athlete of our generation, is no stranger to the obstacles of being a strong, Black woman. This past weekend at the U.S. Open in the final match between her and Naomi Osaka, Williams—who was competing for her 24th Grand Slam tournament win—was charged with three penalty code violations, contributing to her ultimate defeat and a victory…

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Creating community through baseball

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 13, 2018 at 12:10pm 0 Comments

Walter "Pop" Smith Little League builds friendships and teaches life lessons

When the Walter “Pop” Smith Little League first started in 1952, the kids played with wooden bats and the field was on the corner of Goffe Street and Sherman Avenue. Bat materials have changed since…

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From the Start: Neighborhood Civics in Action

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 6, 2018 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Most every city resident has something that he or she wants to see improved. Be it a playground, an overgrown lot or a needed service that is unavailable, the best ideas for making the city a better place often come from local residents. Unfortunately, not…

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Working together to build a stronger community - now and forever

Neighborhoods: What is Working

Money and the Civic Impulse

One of the most powerful ways to immobilize citizen engagement can be outside money, even when purported to be available for citizen engagement.

Money and the Civic Impulse

One of the most powerful ways to immobilize citizen engagement can be outside money, even when purported to be available for citizen engagement.

The Moment for Community Has Arrived

Building community and belonging is going to be our most powerful strategy for ending the displacement and isolation that plague so many corners of our world.

Open Street Project

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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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. Download the Agenda 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,...

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

LISC Receives $700K Federal Award to Rev Up Rural Investment

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund)—part of the U.S. Department of Treasury—has awarded $700,000 to LISC for intensifying economic development in underserved rural communities. The money will seed a $10 million Fund for Rural Progress to boost investment in infrastructure, business development and job creation, all vital to combating population loss and persistent poverty in rural America.

What’s immito? LISC’s Powerful New Catalyst for Small Businesses

LISC is ramping up its national economic development work with the launch of a new small business lender called immito. “Nothing catalyzes opportunity in a community like new businesses launching and expanding,” said Maurice A. Jones, LISC president and CEO. immito is expected to do $100 million in annual lending and will spark entrpreneurship and growth in communities across the country, especially those where demand for capital access is high.

Top Reads, Week of 9/17/18

Check out our top three reads of the week covering the challenges and opportunities of American communities. This week, we're reading about the life-expectancy gap, worker cooperatives, and the link between housing and family stability.

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New Haven Register

Report: Man wrongly imprisoned 17 years sues New Haven, former PD officials

Vernon Horn, 37, a New Haven man who served 17 years in prison for a robbery and murder he did not commit, has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of New Haven and four former police officials, according to a report by the Connecticut Law Tribune.

Silver Alert issued for missing New Haven girl, 15

NEW HAVEN — Police issued a Silver Alert for Asanyirelli Rivera, 15, who was reported missing Saturday.
Rivera is described as a white female with brown hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs 135 pounds.
A clothing description was not available.
Anyone with information on Rivera's whereabouts is asked to call New Haven police at 203-946-6321.

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