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Name of the Organization
Columbus House, Inc
Contact Person
Alison Cunningham
Contact phone
203-401-4400
E-mail
acunningham@columbushouse.org
Website
http://www.columbushouse.org
Interest
Housing Assistance, Shelter, Advocacy
Description Interest
Columbus House provides shelter, housing and services to adults who are homeless in the Greater New Haven area. From street outreach to permanent supportive housing, case management services help men and women access the skills, confidence and support they need to move toward independence and recovery.

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At 3:07pm on February 1, 2010, Lee Cruz said…
Alison,
Welcome to GNH Community. Feel free to share information and\or to ask questions. This is also a place to post video, pictures or any other information that you want to share.
At 8:28am on January 30, 2010, causeCT said…
Alison, I am new here as well and I am coming back to town after many years away. I am new as well to this networking tool, and I am grateful to Lee for inviting me to join. It all started with a New Year resolution to begin a new blog to anonymously offer our community fundraising tips, tactical tips, not opinions. Here we go. Amazing that you are still standing, given all the pressures you face on behalf of the poor year in and year out. All best wishes. Jim
At 11:37pm on January 29, 2010, Roger Senserrich - CAHS said…
Welcome to GNH Community! Glad to have you here. Feel free to ask questions, post links, publish announcements and advertise events here!
 
 
 

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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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Putting Faith in a Local—and Ingenious—Solution for Affordable Housing

LISC’s New York Land Opportunity Program is helping churches and other mission-driven groups scale the steep learning curve that leads to developing affordable housing on their land. Three years in, the effort is making promising inroads into the city’s affordable housing crisis, and inspiring similar initiatives in communities across the country.

The Good Word on How Faith-based Groups Are Turning Land into Homes

An in depth feature on Curbed.com details how mission-based groups, especially churches, are skilling up to turn their under-used land into affordable housing and other facilities their communities desperately need. And LISC initiatives in San Antonio, New York and the Bay Area are leading the charge. “Churches really feel the impact of the displacement issue in their communities,” says LISC Bay Area’s Laurel Engbretson in the article. “There’s a higher level of energy to get involved in this, because they understand the larger market context.”

We Got Next: Playing Hoops and Transforming Lives

This weekend’s NBA All-Star Game is a reminder of the transformational power of basketball, and the many ways that LISC promotes a game that can spark opportunity and help heal communities all across the country.

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