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Progressive Talk - Registering to Vote Online: It is that easy

Important things to know from chat with CT Secretary of State
22 hours ago
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DOJ PSA: Sexual Harassment in Housing Is Illegal

Justice Department Launches Public Awareness Campaign with Victims of Sexual Harassment in Housing. Sexual harassment in housing is illegal. If you or someon...
Oct 9
Lee Cruz's video was featured

UNAPOLOGETIC: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements

Book trailer for Charlene A. Carruthers' debut book, UNAPOLOGETIC: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements. Order info below. Get your cop...
Oct 2
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Progressive Talk - Online Voting It is that easy

Important things to know from chat with CT Secretary of State
Sep 29
Lee Cruz's video was featured

Equity vs. Equality

In the United States, we talk a lot about “equality.” But for all of us to have a fair and just opportunity to live our healthiest lives, we need to talk abo...
Sep 25
Lee Cruz's video was featured

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...
Sep 20
Lee Cruz's video was featured

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

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.

CT Material Trader

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Beth's Blog: Nonprofits and Social Media

Recap: Twitter #GivingTuesdayMyths Chat Hosted by Salesforce Foundation

Yesterday Allison Fine and I participated in a chat hosted by the Salesforce Foundation and moderated by Emily Goodstein on the topic “GivingTuesday Myths.”  I have to say that the best thing shared was from Rob Cottingham who illustrated a key point about the importance of building relationship and engagement!… Read More

Sexual Assault: Resources for Families and Tips for Self-Care


Note from Beth:  When United Way Worldwide colleague Neil Parekh shared this piece earlier this week, I asked if he would publish as a guest post on my blog.  I know it was a difficult piece for Neil to write and appreciate him sharing this..

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Modern Wellbeing: Infographic from Kaleido Insights

This infographic is titled “Modern Wellbeing” was  created by Jeremiah Owyang and his business partner Jessica Groopman from Kaleido Insights. The infographic synthesizes an extensive research project to look at the intersection of health, wellbeing, and technology.

I first met Jeremiah in 2005 through the blogosphere and the early days of social media. … Read More

Tides Foundation - Infrastructure for Social Change

Techsoup

Experiment 08 – New Compact Magazine View Option

Listening to the murmurs in the Lab Slack channel, it seems that controlling the density of the articles is important to the community. Some users like to see a mix of images with the article summary, some people prefer to …

Experiment 07 — iPad, Power Search, and Paged Scrolling

Experiment 07 comes with 5 different parts we want to share and discuss with you: iPad/Tablet Preview, Power Search, Settings, Paged Scrolling, and Pro upgrade – all on both Android and iOS. iPad and Android Tablet After twelve weeks of …

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 …

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:
 

What if gentrification was about healing communities instead of displacing them? | Liz Ogbu

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New Haven Symphony Orchestra turns 125

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 11, 2018 at 3:02pm 0 Comments

One hundred twenty five years ago, a group of amateur musicians in New Haven began gathering to play classical works by Bach, Beethoven, and other European composers. The orchestra was comprised of German immigrants who had been missing the music of their home country. Within a year, they staged…

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Attention Community Leaders!

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 4, 2018 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Do you want to make a difference in your community? 

Join us at an orientation session for the 2019 Neighborhood Leadership…
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Putting ‘creativity’ into community development facilitates many goals

Posted by Lee Cruz on October 2, 2018 at 3:31pm 0 Comments

Pam Bailey, NeighborWorks America blogger | 10/1/2018 2:31:22 PM



San Francisco’s Chinatown faces a number of challenges, stemming back to its origins: Chinese immigrants to the city were often limited to living in the neighborhood due to discriminatory policies and practices, reinforced by a natural desire to seek out supportive environments. Over time, a strong sense of community developed. Today,…

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6 Mistakes We Make Raising Sons – Kids Books To Prevent Sexual Assault

Posted by Lee Cruz on October 1, 2018 at 10:22am 0 Comments

It’s up to us to teach our boys about enthusiastic consent and the gray areas that put girls and women in danger. Below, we discuss how to educate our sons on respecting the agency and safety of both themselves and others.

Content warning: General discussions on rape culture and sexual harassment.

http://www.booksforlittles.com/toxic-masculinity/

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PRISONERS GO ON STRIKE?

Posted by Lee Cruz on September 28, 2018 at 9:37am 0 Comments

As wildfires raged in California this summer, over 2000 of the firefighters on site were paid just one dollar per hour to battle the blaze. These firefighters were volunteers from inside of California's prison system. They're part of a national workforce of incarcerated people paid pennies per hour and sometimes nothing at all for hourly labor benefiting the U.S. economy. Driven in part by demands for better working conditions and wages, incarcerated workers last month began a…

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Implicit Bias Isn't Discrimination. But It Leads to It - Citylab

Posted by Lee Cruz on September 27, 2018 at 3:59pm 0 Comments

In April, a Starbucks manager in Philadelphia called the police on two black men sitting peacefully inside a coffee shop. The culprit, according to Starbucks’ CEO and the city’s mayor, was implicit bias—subconscious thought that…

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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

JPMorgan Chase Fuels Economic Development in Philly, Milwaukee

LISC-led coalitions in Milwaukee and Philadelphia are among the four winners of this year’s JPMorgan Chase PRO Neighborhoods competition. In each city, local partners are pooling their expertise and resources to drive major community-focused economic development plans that revitalize commercial corridors, spur small businesses, create jobs and raise standards of living for residents.

Fast Company: ‘26x26’ Will Boost Soccer, Kids, Communities

Soccer fans have been cheering LISC's $30 million collaboration with Lionsraw and American Outlaws to fuel soccer facilities and youth programming in underserved communities. But the effort to invest in 26 fields by the 2026 World Cup is about much more than scoring goals; the program is set to empower 1 million kids and improve the health of their communities as well. Fast Company takes an in-depth look.

Hispanic Heritage Is Integral to the American Experiment—and American Potential

LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones marks the close of Hispanic Heritage Month reflecting on the extraordinary talent and assets Latino Americans inject into our communities, and how our partnerships work to harness those assets for the benefit of all.

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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.

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