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Arts Consortium

Consortium - A cooperative arrangement between individuals designed to undertake an enterprise beyond the resources of any one member.

Location: New Haven Ct,
Members: 24
Latest Activity: Apr 26

Promoting the Inter-connectivity of the Arts in New Haven Ct.

We are a network of artists, art organizations and businesses that recognize the value of art and culture to create a healthy and thriving community.

A Place to Collaborate; dedicated to the visual and performing arts in New Haven.

A Place to Post and Search for Events that our group is involved in.

A place to work together as stake holders on projects that promote the arts in New Haven.

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The Three Little Kids

Started by Edmund B*Wak Comfort Jun 17, 2013. 0 Replies

The Three Little Kids is a Hip Hop Cultural awareness play which is designed to self-empower our community by coursing the residents through a rite of passage. The production ensemble will journey…Continue

Cuba @ The Grove

Started by Ken Janke Nov 22, 2010. 0 Replies

The Photography of Native Cuban Artists Jorge V. Gavilondo,  ,J.Gustavo Gavilondo, Jose Victor Gavilon Come and join us at the Grove for the new Art show of Cuba curated by Jennifer Jane. Jorge V.…Continue

From Creative Economy to Creative Society

Started by Ken Janke. Last reply by Roger Senserrich - CAHS Dec 9, 2009. 7 Replies

I believe that the creative sector has the potential to address urban poverty as well as urban vitality. I came across the article that I attached to this discussion as a way of introducing the idea…Continue

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Comment by Youth Services Director on December 4, 2012 at 6:03pm

Grant opportunities for Youth Serving Organizations are Now available for public viewing and applying:

Title:Youth Violence Prevention Grant-   |  Solicitation # 2013-12-868  |  Comments:Solicitation is available for viewing and downloading from the web site www.cityofnewhaven.com/purchasingbureau

Title:Youth Violence Prevention Mini Grant   |  Solicitation # 2013-12-869  |  Comments:Solicitation is available for viewing and downloading from the web site www.cityofnewhaven.com/purchasingbureau

Comment by Victoria Locke on February 14, 2011 at 7:01pm
Remember to add the "Arts" tag in your profile!
Comment by Roger Senserrich - CAHS on December 7, 2009 at 4:58pm
I can link some studies later, but there is a good amount of literature pointing out how a strong arts scene strongly correlates with a vibrant creative class and innovation in the community. It is a bit of a chicken-and-egg problem (innovative business follow artists or artists establish themselves in communities with lots of entrepreneurs that appreciate their work?) but it is indeed intriguing. Same with strong gay communities, by the way. It is interesting.

Of course, you can always be accused of trying to justify being a hipster by saying it is good for the economy. But still, it is a debate that might be necessary to have in New Haven - specially because is one of the things that differentiates the city from Hartford, Bridgeport, Waterbury or (God forbid) the suburbs.

I actually did some writing about that not long ago; having a vibrant arts community in GNH Community is not a bad idea.
Comment by Ken Janke on December 7, 2009 at 9:19am
I was checking out a website about creating public spaces and thought it was very encouraging. I encourage those interested in the conversation about the creation of an Artisan Market in Fair Haven.

How Markets Can Turn a Place Around
Three ways to make sure there's a "there" there.
By Benjamin Fried


http://www.pps.org/markets/info/markets_articles/markets_placemaking
Comment by Ken Janke on December 5, 2009 at 12:43pm
We are just getting things rolling so make your self at home. Start a discussion or share a project you are working on. I would like to find some stake holders who would like to imagine with me the creation of an Artisan Market in Fair Haven. Everyone is welcome so let us hear from you.
 

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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

A New Lease on the Life of a Library, Thanks to a LISC Board Member

An op-ed in the New York Times touts the inspired work of LISC board member Michelle de la Uz and the Fifth Avenue Committee, our longtime partner. The organization is helping build affordable housing atop a branch library in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn—one of many city libraries that serves as a community resource center for a diverse, historically underinvested area. LISC New York made a $250K predevelopment loan and NEF has committed more than $10 million in equity.

Celebrating Latino Histories, Affirming Latino Futures

Ricardo Flores, director of LISC San Diego, kicks off our recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month with a blog about how working in partnership with Latino communities is key to the health of the country, and part of the fundamental relationship between local and national prosperity. "The conditions of the Latino population today provide us with a peek into the wellbeing of our society tomorrow and in the years to come," writes Flores.

CDFI Fund Fuels Economic Opportunity

LISC will seed a new small business development fund and spur healthy food-related enterprises with this week's award from the federal Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). The funding will help support entrepreneurs, create jobs, expand local incomes and reduce blight in low-income areas.

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