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If You Knew You Then (world premiere) at Lyric Hall

March 31, 2017 at 7pm to April 8, 2017 at 9pm
"If You Knew You Then" (world premiere)is a patchwork reconstruction of circumstances evolved from…See More
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Marketing Manager posted an event

Jewish Author Series: Adina Hoffman, Till We Have Built Jerusalem at R.J. Julia Booksellers

April 25, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm
R.J. Julia Booksellers768 Boston Post Rd. Madison, CT 06443 In Till We Have Built Jerusalem,…See More
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Betsy Beacom posted an event

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: The 19th Annual Mary and Louis Fusco Distinguished Lecture at John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, Southern CT State University

May 5, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA's all-time leading scorer and a six-time NBA champion. He is also a…See More
Eliza Orleans posted an event

Long Wharf Theatre Summer Camp at Long Wharf Theatre

June 26, 2017 to August 11, 2017
Calling young playwrights and actors!WRITER’S WORKSHOPJune 26th – 30th. Grades 7 – 12. This…See More
Eliza Orleans is now a member of GNH Community
Rebecca Goodheart posted an event

2017 Players Camp at SCSU Lyman Center for the Performing Arts

June 19, 2017 at 9am to August 18, 2017 at 3pm
David V. Hunter's 2 blog posts were featured
The Community Foundation for GNH's 3 blog posts were featured

NPQ & YNPN Series on Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice

Nonprofit Unicorns: Realities that Make Executive Directors of Color Mythical

The nonprofit sector is by default a privileged construct, in that it maintains the status quo and reproduces dominant power relations between racialized social groups. What would an alternative construct, built for making radical and transformational changes for the people impacted, by the people impacted, look like?

The post Nonprofit Unicorns: Realities that Make Executive Directors of Color Mythical appeared first on Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly.

Research and Evaluation in the Nonprofit Sector: Implications for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

In this important article from NPQ’s EDI series, two researchers raise important questions every nonprofit and philanthropy should consider in the way nonprofits design research and use data. Let’s talk about it!

The post Research and Evaluation in the Nonprofit Sector: Implications for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion appeared first on Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly.

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Beth's Blog: Nonprofits and Social Media

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

I’m thrilled to be doing a session with Aisha Moore and Gina Schmeling at the NTEN NTC called “Technology Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace.”  If you are attending the NTC, please join us.  The session is designed to answer three questions:

  • Why does collaborative technology overload lead to loss of nonprofit workplace productivity and what are the best practices to avoid it?
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Trainer’s Notebook: Tips for Good Openings

I’ve just returned from a two-week trip to Guatemala hosted by Wake. Wake’s Tech2Empower program organizes delegations of volunteer Technology Advisors, women who work for Silicon Valley companies like Google, Salesforce, Mozilla, YouTube, GE Digital and IRC, to provide training for women’s rights and girls empowerment NGOs in developing countries and here in the United States.… Read More

Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

I’m a huge fan of Joan Garry’s blog and podcast.    I consider the “Dear Abby” of the nonprofit world, dispensing practical and brilliant advice to nonprofits with her wonderful sense of humor.   Joan has been an executive director, board member, donor, and volunteer – so she brings to her consulting and educator practice so much perspective and wisdom.  … Read More

Tides Foundation - Infrastructure for Social Change

Tides Awards $10,000 2017 Pizzigati Prize to software developer Taylor Downs

Nonprofit organizations typically use a variety of software systems and tools to advance their missions. Unfortunately, moving essential information between these systems and tools can be a resource-draining — and mission-frustrating — ordeal. And that’s where Taylor Downs comes in. The 30-year-old has been the founder and core contributor of OpenFn, an innovative software package [...]

Dear Funders, It’s Not Business as Usual

Co-authored by Jane Leu, Founder/CEO of Smarter Good and Kriss Deiglmeier, CEO of Tides Dear Funders, January 2017 is here and the world has returned to work. Typically, this time of year the nonprofit sector shifts into high gear digging into annual action plans, setting up board meeting schedules, and depositing checks written the final [...]

Tides stands with Standing Rock.

After enduring three seasons of escalating violence with the use of constant ground and air surveillance, arrests and attacks from militarized police and private security contractors armed with water cannons, dogs, tear gas, rubber bullets, sonic weapons and concussion grenades, dedicated peaceful #NoDAPL water protectors remain resilient through sub-zero temperatures at Standing Rock. Tides stands [...]


Incident report on Cloudflare parser bug

Cloudflare reported last night a bug in their service which could have leaked information from the services using their edge cache servers. Feedly uses Cloudflare as a security shield which increases the reliability and performance of the Feedly web application. As …

Become feedly’s wordsmith

Hello! In the next 3 months, we will be announcing a major new offering and rolling out several partnership programs. We are looking for a prolific and talented content creator to write and produce various types of content and blog regularly, to …

New feedly Pro with notes and highlights

Notes and Highlights Reading shapes what you know, who you are, and how you think. Reading is your silent teacher and mentor. With the new highlights feature, you can easily save the magic moments when you connect to new ideas …

What Goes Down Better Come Up a.k.a. Adventures in Hbase Diagnostics

Earlier this year, the feedly cloud had a rough patch: API requests and feed updates started slowing down, eventually reaching the point where we experienced outages for a few days during our busiest time of the day (weekday mornings). For …

Trend Report: The Rise of Live Video Streaming

The Trend: Live Video Streaming In our increasingly digital and visual world, businesses across industries are fighting attention amidst the noise. Video as a medium has become one of the most effective ways to stand out and connect with an …


This Giving Season, Find a Worthy Charity with Online Reviews

Redwood City, December 16, 2013/ and GuideStar ( GreatNonprofits (, 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 (, a division of leading nonprofit information provider GuideStar (, 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 ( and Nonprofit Finance Fund ( (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:

Open Source Resources for Nonprofits & Communities

Using vi-mode in your shell

Using vi-mode at the command line

As a participant in the greater open source community, and more specifically as a member of the Fedora Project, I have the opportunity to meet with many people and talk about all kinds of interesting technical topics. One of my favorites is the "command line," or shell, because learning about how people use the shell proficiently can give you an insight into how they think, what kind of workflows they favor, and to some extent what makes them tick.

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A Python script for fixing smart quotes in text

A Python script helps fix smart quotes in text

About six years ago, we had a question on the Scribus mail list from someone who wanted to know whether there was an automated way to convert typewriter quotation marks to typographic quotes. In case you don't know what this means, typographic quotes (for example, and ) are sometimes referred to as curly quotes, rather than the incorrect versions on your typewriter (i.e., ").

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Getting to know core components, speed mentoring, and more OpenStack news

OpenStack news

Welcome to's look at what's happening in the world of OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project. Starting next week, we're going to transition to a monthly format for our OpenStack news roundup. But never fear, OpenStackers, we'll be filling April with an in-depth look at the upcoming OpenStack Summit in Boston, MA. Let us know what's on your mind and which talks you hope we'll preview.

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Made in New Haven: Look What We've Got!

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Blog Posts

Mary Wade Earns 5 Star Rating Designation by Government Agency Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

Posted by David V. Hunter on March 18, 2017 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Mary Wade has maintained its 5 Star Rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) which is the Federal Agency that provides Medicare and Medicaid Services and additionally performs annual inspection visits to the Nation's 15,600 nursing homes.  Mary Wade is the only nursing home in New Haven with a 5 Star Rating from the Federal and State Government.

Nursing homes vary in the quality of care and services they provide to their residents. Reviewing health inspection…


A Second Home

Posted by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 16, 2017 at 1:37pm 0 Comments

Every day after school, each young child and teenager who walks through the doors of the New Haven Boys and Girls Club is welcomed by name and given a high five. An afternoon packed with activity awaits them, from homework help, to art and technology projects, to basketball and other athletics.…


CitySeed Job Openings!

Posted by Beth Hutton on March 14, 2017 at 3:09pm 0 Comments

CitySeed is hiring! 

CitySeed has position openings for a Kitchen Program Manager & Assistant Farmers’ Market Manager! You can see the descriptions in the attached or on our website: …

Junta for Progressive Action, Inc. Statement on the Executive Order of March 6, 2017

Posted by Sandra Trevino on March 9, 2017 at 2:43pm 0 Comments



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Junta for Progressive Action, Inc. Statement on the Executive Order of March 6, 2017:

We reject the new ban on Muslim migrants and refugees and pledge to fight it.




Mary Wade Receiving Chamber's 2017 Heritage Award

Posted by David V. Hunter on March 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Mary Wade Home is grateful to be the 2017 Recipient of the Corporate Heritage Award presented by the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce which will be presented at the Chamber's 223rd Annual…



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Neighborhoods: What is Working

Five Keys to Broad and Inclusive Community Engagement

Some simple rules of engagement to build strong communities.

A Neighborhood Impact Statement: Changing the Burden of Proof

John outlines a process that a coalition of neighborhood associations might use with proposed institutional interventions to demonstrate in advance positive impacts measured against local community standards.

A Happy Place to Shop

Sixteen years ago the only grocery store in Chester, PA closed. Today, there’s “good food right around the corner" at Fare & Square, the nation’s first nonprofit grocery store, which is making healthy food available to all and stretching customers’ dollars so they get more for their money.

Open Street Project

Announcing a new phase of the Open Streets movement!

As part of the 2016 International Open Streets Summit in Portland, OR, The Street Plans Collaborative – founder of the Open Streets Project – is excited to announce a new phase in the evolution of the movement. To expand capacity and deepen our expertise, we’re thrilled to welcome 8 80 Cities as our primary non-profit [...]

The Body of Research on Open Streets is Growing – come hear about it at the 2016 International Open Streets Summit!

Charles Brown MPA, Senior Researcher with Rutgers University will present findings from the first-ever survey of a university community aimed to increase their overall diversity, inclusion, and sustainability. The survey highlights nearly 2,000 surveys from a focus group with Black and Hispanic Residents. Come discuss different strategies on how to use this information to remove [...]

Ottawa Canada expert will share 45 years of experience running NOKIA Sunday Bikedays at the 2016 International Open Streets Summit

Ottawa enjoys two seasons of open streets/canals with 7.8 km of Rideau Canal Skateways and 52 km of car-free NOKIA Sunday Bikedays throughout the capital city Ottowa and Gatineau Park. Come hear Bruce Devine with the National Capital Commission speak at the 2016 International Open Streets Summit about their innovative and data-driven analysis of how [...]

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

How to Reduce Crime with #SafetyPartners

On March 22nd, in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance at the U.S. Department of Justice, LISC hosted a dialogue about successful strategies for helping communities that struggle with high rates of crime get on a path to safety and economic opportunity. In the weeks prior to the event, we shared research, blog posts and videos that showcase the work of the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program in three communities across the U.S.

When Police Are Problem Solvers

In the third installment of our #SafetyPartners blog series, criminologist Sean Varano describes the value of problem-oriented policing, and what a researcher can bring to the quest for safer neighborhoods.

“What Was Done, Was Done Right”

LISC Rhode Island worked with the residents of Aleppo Street and the Providence Police Department to help turn a blighted, chronically unsafe area into a neighborhood of opportunity. By forging a partnership based on a community contract, residents, police and investors worked to reverse decades of problems. Captain Dean Isabella of the Providence PD, a native of the area, describes the transformation.

Community Calendar - New Haven Independent

Resident Leadership Program

Based on a curriculum developed in conjunction with our national partner, NeighborWorks®America, the program consists of five units. The primary goals of this program are to transfer concrete leadership skills to New Haven residents, create a space for participants to share their experiences with one another and increase their sense of being agents of change.

Flavors of Connecticut

Connecticut’s most exclusive restaurant that is only open one night a year.

Re-Branding for the Over 50 Crowd

This workshop will cover the strategies to use in your job search re-branding campaign!

New Haven Independent

Campaign Launched For Newhallville Bike Station

It might make financial sense after all to include Newhallville in the first phase of New Haven’s soon-to-launch bike share program — if a crowd-funding campaign succeeds.

Got A Question For The Mayor?

Paul Bass Photo Mayor Harp is scheduled to appear on WNHH’s “Dateline New Haven” today at 11 a.m.

No-Show “Free Speech Bus” Sparks Protest

David Sepulveda Photo Operators of an anti-transgender-rights “free speech bus” succeeded in sparking a counter-demonstration in New Haven— without even showing up.

Valley Independent Sentinel

Navel Gazing: Missy Lundeen, Richard Dziekan

In the latest ‘Navel Gazing’ episode (recorded March 22), Missy Lundeen talks about efforts underway to help five families displaced after a fire in Ansonia. Then we listen to Republican Rich Dziekan’s announcement that he’s running for mayor. Photo courtesy of Katie Matto. Click the play button to listen.

Derby School Board Moves $18.3 Million Budget To Tax Board

Members of the Derby Board of Education unanimously approved an $18.3 million budget Thursday that carries a 3.3 percent increase over the current budget. The school board trimmed $180,000 off their proposed spending plan during the meeting, the entirety of which was live streamed using an iPhone on the Valley Indy Facebook page. The video is embedded below.

Update: Volunteers Needed To Help Ansonia Fire Victims

Volunteers are needed this weekend and next weekend to move furniture and other items that will eventually be given to five families displaced by a fire in Ansonia March 10.

New Haven Register

Column: Screening key to detecting colorectal cancer

There are far too many cancers where the opportunity for either prevention or early detection simply does not exist. In these instances, we often find the cancer only when it becomes symptomatic in an advanced stage. But this is not the case for all cancers. In fact, for some cancers, such as

Shelton, Killingworth nurses among 8 disciplined by Connecticut board

The state Board of Examiners for Nursing recently disciplined eight nurses, including seven for cases that involved drugs.

The board revoked the registered nurse license of Lisa Fabrizio, who is formerly from Monroe, after it found that she took jewelry from patients and computers from her work at Lighthouse Home Healthcare in Old Saybrook and was trading the goods for heroin, state records show.

New Haven's Columbus House holds 'Chocolate to the Rescue!' fundraiser for homeless in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN >> Imagine a buffet of chocolate-infused tea, chocolate pancakes, dark chocolate bacon bark with sea salt, chocolate risotto with artisan cheese and bananas; Nutella, banana and caramel crepes - and every other chocolate concoction one could dream up.

At least 145 people enjoyed dessert for lunch during Sunday's 15th annual Chocolate to the Rescue!,



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