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  • DataHaven

    18 members Latest Activity: Aug 2, 2016 DataHaven is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to improving the Greater New Haven and Valley Region by compiling and sharing high-quality…

  • Open Space - Community Gardens

    11 members Latest Activity: Jul 17, 2013 To continue conversation from 3rd Open Space Community Think Tank about community gardens, open land and access to affordable locally grown foods.

  • Social Innovation for New Haven

    19 members Latest Activity: Apr 6, 2016 A group to discuss and promote the process of social innovation and its place in the Greater New Haven Community.

  • Arts Consortium

    24 members Latest Activity: Apr 26 Consortium - A cooperative arrangement between individuals designed to undertake an enterprise beyond the resources of any one member.

  • Citywide Youth Coalition

    28 members Latest Activity: Apr 13, 2015 Network of New Haven youth service professionals and organizations.

  • New Haven Newsroom

    8 members Latest Activity: Jun 29, 2016 News in and around the Elm City.

  • Funding Organizations

    10 members Latest Activity: Jun 29, 2016 Group for news, talk and discussion for foundations, donors and funding organizations.

  • Early Childhood

    8 members Latest Activity: Apr 25, 2011 News, information, updates and networking for early childhood providers

  • Friends of Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

    2 members Latest Activity: Dec 8, 2013

    A group of community members who support the health and well-being of the children and families served by Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

  • Arts Convening

    9 members Latest Activity: Jun 17, 2013

    This is a place to continue the conversation about the Arts in Greater New Haven. If you attended The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven…

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Neighborhoods: What is Working

The Affinity Dilemma

If the heart of our social problems is “like-mindedness,” the nature of associational affinity is one cause of the problem. Local examples/possibilities of “different mindedness” may be the way serious citizen dialogue can develop in relatively homogeneous places.

Forget Your Perfect Offering

Sage advice: Stop looking for concepts or tools that might be better than the ones you currently use. Your association with frailty, vulnerability and imperfection will serve you better anything or anyone that promises certainty.

Withering into the Truth

As a present to himself in anticipation of his seventy-eighth birthday, Parker reflects on six lessons he has learned so far in his time on earth. “If one or two of them turn out to be gifts for you,” he says, “my birthday will be even happier.”

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

The Right Stuff: 20 Years of LISC in Duluth

An editorial in the Duluth News Tribune celebrates LISC’s history of investment and highlights CEO Maurice Jones’ vision for spreading growth and prosperity more broadly in Minnesota and all across the country. In fact, without LISC, say the paper’s editors, $300 million of economic activity, and countless jobs and projects, might never have been realized in Duluth.

LISC FOCs Launch and Grow Lending Circles

JPMorgan Chase is funding expansion of an innovative collaboration between LISC and Mission Asset Fund to extend the reach of Lending Circles, a group lending-borrowing program that helps low-income neighbors build their credit and savings as they work to stabilize their financial outlook. LISC Financial Opportunity Centers in several cities are offering the program as part of integrated toolkit of financial and employment counseling services, with two new sites in Cincinnati announced this week.

Against Many Odds, a Single Mother of Seven Climbs Toward Financial Stability

In honor of Mother’s Day, we are sharing the story of Milwaukee native Donnalisa Guzman, who has overcome countless hurdles to land a rewarding, living-wage job and peace of mind. A LISC FOC helped her make it happen.

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