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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, 2017

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

An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

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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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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

What Zombies Can Teach Us About Vibrant Communities

This month, LISC and Cornell University will co-sponsor a conference on comprehensive approaches to turning vacant and “zombie” homes into community assets—and upending the conditions that create them in the first place. Helene Caloir, director of LISC’s $75 million New York State Housing Stabilization Fund, describes how this work is part and parcel of the broad challenges of revitalizing neighborhoods, dismantling racial inequity and sparking economic mobility.

“Café, Cultura, Vida”

As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, we checked in with Sandra Flores, owner of Azukar Coffee, a small business percolating on the South Side of Phoenix that shows just how important a local gathering place can be to a neighborhood.

Changing Health by Changing the Community

In an op-ed for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones and Howard Kern, president and CEO of Sentara Healthcare, describe how their new $100 million will take aim at the social determinants of health in Virginia. Investing in housing, job training and placement, education and transportation, among other requisites of a healthy life, are key to closing the life expectancy gap and creating a strong economy, they argue. Now is the time for corporations, nonprofits and charitable organizations to play leadership roles in making those investments a reality.

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