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How Is NHPS 180 Days Student Expulsion for Fighting Helpful?

How Is NHPS 180 Days Student Expulsion for Fighting Helpful?  We purport that NHPS 180 Days Expulsion for Fighting Is NOT Helpful! There ar…

Started by N'Zinga ShaniLatest Reply

RT 34 West Proposed Plan

Hello Friends, There is a major project being proposed along the RT 34 corridor between Dwight St and Orchard St. The Hill and Dwight Resi…

Started by Olivia C. MartsonLatest Reply

If You Are Interested In Raising $ For Your Charity Or Not For Profit (read on)

Raising $ For Your Not-For-Profit/CharityJune will be dedicated fundraiser month at Karaoke Heroes-- we'll book fundraisers for every Sunda…

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Why Everyone Should Be Paying attention to the Medicaid Debate

AUGUST 31, 2017 by CzepigaDalyPope LLC While the American Healthcare Act or ACA (also known as Obamacare) has so far escaped the repeal-a…

Started by David V. Hunter

0 Sep 5

Survey: Artist Housing Needs. Closing: June 8, 2017

The Arts Council of Greater New Haven needs your thoughts and ideas to help plan the Clock Shop Lofts, a unique, affordable live/work commu…

Started by Jen Gelband

0 Jun 6

Chairs, file cabinets, a desk....

We've done some moving around in our office, and we have a few nice items that need new homes. Six big black "leather" conference chairs, s…

Started by Jackie Downing

0 May 18, 2015

New Haven Bike Month

This May will be the first New Haven Bike Month. New Haven Bike Month is a month-long celebration of bicycles and bike culture events, host…

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0 Feb 17, 2015

New Haven Bike Month

This May will be the first New Haven Bike Month. New Haven Bike Month is a month-long celebration of bicycles and bike culture events, host…

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0 Feb 17, 2015

New Haven Bike Month

This May will be the first New Haven Bike Month. New Haven Bike Month is a month-long celebration of bicycles and bike culture events, host…

Started by New Haven Bike Month

0 Feb 17, 2015

Small non-profit databases

Hi There, I am a development professional who is used to using databases in large educational instituations. I am also a volunteer board m…

Started by Julie Parr

1 Dec 2, 2014
Reply by Lee Cruz

August news has been painful to watch. Glad to see some bigger picture progress is being made. Not enough, but...

The World Has Only 500 Days Left In The First Battle Against Global Poverty While it isn’t quite obvious on the surface, the state of the h…

Started by Rob Leighton

0 Aug 20, 2014

Get ready for a very BIG debate!!!

Paul Ryan Accuses Obama Administration Of System That 'Perpetuates Poverty' Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) took a shot at the federal government's…

Started by Rob Leighton

0 Aug 14, 2014

Who Benefits from Secretary Shinseki's Resignation?

Who Benefits from Secretary Eric Shinseki’s Resignation?  http://oneworldpi.org/blog/archives/2001 May Is National Military Appreciation Mo…

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 May 31, 2014

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Neighborhoods: What is Working

When Disaster Hits, Your First Responder Probably Will Not Be a First Responder

The FIRST assets in a disaster are neighbors. In fact, it turns out that while your neighbors have everything to do with your immediate chances in a disaster, your neighbors and their collective extended connections determine how well and how fast your community will recover.

Organizational Culture of Fear: The Shadow Side of US Culture

Don't let the title mislead you. Peter's intimate conversation with life, career and business coach CJ Liu is profound, touching and funny. Ostensibly a discussion of Peter's book Flawless Consulting, CJ says at the end, "We didn't talk about the book at all." Instead, the conversation ranged from personal transformation, integrating who you are with what you do and outlets for pain and rage to freedom, authenticity, courage and the power of co-creation--plus yoga, cartoons, parenting and much more.

The Problem With Problems

One of the reasons we may have so little productive citizen creativity at the local level is that people buy into the belief that the purpose of getting together is to deal with a problem. There is another purpose that is probably more important: engagement that mobilizes citizen creativity and contributions.

Open Street Project

Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with the non-profit organization New Brunswick Tomorrow to deliver an educational Open Streets Study Tour in New Brunswick, NJ from October 6th - October 8th. The Study Tour will feature classroom sessions, networking opportunities, a behind the scenes tour of New Brunswick’s industry leading Ciclovia.

The post Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th! 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.

The post Open Streets Project Revamped appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

In Flint, an Avenue Leading to Safety

For decades, the residents of Flint, Michigan have endured high rates of crime alongside devastating unemployment, depopulation and blight—and recently, a severe water crisis on top of that. But the energy and commitment of neighbors, business people and key anchor institutions are transforming the historic University Avenue corridor. Crime there, in turn, has plummeted. A Department of Justice community safety grant, with training and technical assistance from LISC, has ramped up those efforts and is helping make the corridor a model of problem-solving, and optimism, for all of Flint.

National Building Museum Features Innovative Chicago Development

LISC’s Meghan Harte takes a look at a new exhibit at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., that considers the future of housing design, with a particular eye to affordability and meeting the changing needs of families. It features a LISC-supported project in Chicago, the award-winning La Casa, which offers affordable apartments to university students in the city’s Pilsen community.

A Hive of Small Business Activity in Boston

In celebration of Small Business Saturday (Nov. 25), we're profiling emerging enterprises in the communities where we work that have benefited from LISC small business lending and support. In Boston, Northeastern University and LISC have launched the Impact Lending initiative to spur women- and minority-owned businesses and local economies that surround the university. Honeycomb Café, a bustling new locavore restaurant in South Boston’s Dorchester area, offers a picture of impact lending at its finest.

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