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Community Media Support

I'd like to help gather support for Nhv.Org. The goal or intention is to spread awareness about the useful source of factual, current infor…

Started by Ian Applegate

1 Sep 11, 2012
Reply by Ian Applegate

A Toy Library for New Haven

Welcome to the Toy Library Discussion!!!  Thanks for joining.  I'd appreciate any comments, thoughts, and questions.  The first step is col…

Started by Libby Abraham

3 Sep 6, 2012
Reply by Douglas Hausladen

Adopt A Sharrow

Adopt A Sharrow is designed to crowdsource both the planning of and funding for infrastructure projects related to bike sharrows and bike l…

Started by Aly Heimer

2 Sep 1, 2012
Reply by Aly Heimer

Make Monitor Square More Accessible and More Beautiful

In our Be The Change project, we will build on what we have accomplished over the last four years in Monitor Square. The first component of…

Started by John S. Fitzpatrick

1 Sep 1, 2012
Reply by Lee Cruz

New Haven Free Public WiFi

New Haven WiFi is an initiative to bring a free publicly-funded wifi network to all of New Haven. We will begin by constructing a smaller-s…

Started by Greg Grinberg

0 Aug 29, 2012

Before I Die NHV!

With a little luck and a lot of community support, we hope to be transforming a blank city wall this fall. Stay tuned for an extension of “…

Started by Uma Ramiah

0 Aug 29, 2012

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Neighborhoods: What is Working

The Church and Proximity

How St. Matthews Episcopal Church in Westerville, Ohio created a new narrative for itself and been radically shaped by the community in which it lives and serves.

Restorative Practices: A Toolbox for Turbulent Times

Transcription of John and Peter's May 8, 2018 conversation with Thom Allena about his work in getting justice out of courthouses and into neighborhoods. Thom is a community and organizational psychologist who for nearly thirty-five years has worked in the fields of community and restorative justice, applying creative approaches to respond to crime, violence and group conflict. In Thom’s community justice work, citizens are invited to play active rather than passive roles in determining the shape of justice and become more directly involved in redressing the quality of life issues that are breached by crime.

Associating Associations: The Power of Convening

While many institutions are interested in enabling neighborhoods, they tend to focus on interventions and see convening as a means to their ends. An even more productive function could be to act as a neutral convener.

Open Street Project

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. 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, and policymaking fields....

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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.

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

The Real Stories Behind the Unemployment Story

An article in The Guardian examines the full and complex story behind the nation’s jobless numbers as it plays out in Kansas City. LISC’s Financial Opportunity Centers are highlighted as a partial solution to egregious rates of unemployment among African Americans, helping people to become “net cash positive” and to build plans that are “inspiring to them,” says LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones.

Zombie Homes, Revived, Bring New Life to Chicago Neighborhoods

Zombie homes—caught in foreclosure limbo and abandoned—have pocked thousands of American neighborhoods since the Great Recession. An article in U.S. News takes a close look at how zombie remediation strategies, like those that LISC supports, connect families with homes in need of care, and energize communities in the bargain. LISC's CEO Maurice A. Jones and Chicago staff describe the intensive, cross-sector work that makes it all happen

LISC Institute Retools for the Future

Nearly a decade ago, LISC created the Institute for Comprehensive Community Development as a platform for the dynamic exchange of knowledge and ideas about our shared work, and as a clearing house for best practices. Since then, it has trained thousands of people in the field and shared hundred of articles, opinions and research reports. Now, with renewed energy and leadership, we are delighted to be relaunching the Institute, equipped with an interactive website and a trove of fresh tools, views and data that will help propel our work into the future. Read all about it in a message from the Institute's founders.

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