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NHSO: 'Guys and Dolls' in Concert at SCSU Lyman Center

October 20, 2017 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Sit down, you're rocking the boat! The New Haven Symphony Orchestra celebrates the American tradition of musical theater with Frank Loesser's celebrated comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway. Featuring: William Boughton, conductor; Wendy Morgan Hunter, director. Megan Osterhaus Bolan as Sarah Brown; Alia Hodge as Miss Adelaide; Steve Valenzuela as Sky Masterson; Curt Olds as Nathan Detroit; Charlie Widmer as Harry the Horse/Benny…See More
Oct 13, 2017
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Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks at SCSU Adanti Student Center Ballroom

September 14, 2017 from 8pm to 10pm
Enjoy an evening of vintage swing music with Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, at a benefit concert for HomeHaven.Grammy-winner, New York native and multi-instrumentalist Vince Giordano has played in New York nightclubs, appeared in films such as The Cotton Club, The Aviator, Finding Forrester, Revolutionary Road, HBO's Boardwalk Empire and for concerts at the Town Hall, Jazz At Lincoln Center, the Newport Jazz…See More
Sep 6, 2017
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'Every 28 Hours: New Haven' Plays at Lyman Center - Southern Connecticut State University

May 4, 2017 from 7pm to 10pm
An evening of one-minute plays responding to the contested statistic that every 28 hours a black person is killed in America."Every 28 Hours" is a project co-created and produced by Claudia Alick of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Dominic D'Andrea of The One-Minute Play Festival, with the participation of theater artists around the country. Originally created and produced on the ground in the St Louis community, and in Ferguson, the third phase of the project is a coordinated series of…See More
Apr 27, 2017
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: The 19th Annual Mary and Louis Fusco Distinguished Lecture at John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, Southern CT State University

May 5, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA's all-time leading scorer and a six-time NBA champion. He is also a New York Times best-selling author, and a regular contributing columnist for The Washington Post and Time Magazine where he shares his thoughts on some of the most socially and politically relevant topics in our nation. In 2008, Kareem was diagnosed with early stage chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), making his struggle public and leading a high-profile awareness campaign.Kareem's talk will weave…See More
Mar 22, 2017
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"Newtown": Film Screening and Panel Discussion at SCSU John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts

November 10, 2016 from 7pm to 10pm
Join the SCSU community for a special screening of the film Newtown, which chronicles the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history: a shooting that took the lives of 20 elementary school children and six educators in Newtown, Conn., on December 14, 2012.The film screening will be followed by panel discussion and Q&A featuring director Kim Snyder and David Wheeler, whose youngest son Ben was one of the 20 children killed in the Dec. 14, 2012, attack at…See More
Nov 7, 2016
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"Newtown": Film Screening and Panel Discussion at SCSU John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts

November 10, 2016 from 7pm to 10pm
Join the SCSU community for a special screening of the film Newtown, which chronicles the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history: a shooting that took the lives of 20 elementary school children and six educators in Newtown, Conn., on December 14, 2012.The film screening will be followed by panel discussion and Q&A featuring director Kim Snyder and David Wheeler, whose youngest son Ben was one of the 20 children killed in the Dec. 14, 2012, attack at…See More
Oct 21, 2016
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CANCELLED: Camille Paglia on 'Women, Ethnicity, and Race in Modern Media' at Southern Connecticut State University, Engleman Hall C112

October 5, 2016 from 1pm to 2pm
** NOTE: This event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances and will be rescheduled. The university apologizes for any inconvenience. **A talk by Camille Paglia: "Women, Ethnicity, and Race in Modern Media: How minority women have been portrayed in the film and music industries from the 1920s to now." Paglia is the University Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where she has taught since 1984.  She received her B.A. from the State…See More
Oct 5, 2016
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A Forum on Judaism at Southern Connecticut State University, Adanti Student Center Ballroom

September 28, 2016 from 12pm to 2pm
The Faculty Senate and Judaic Studies Program at Southern Connecticut State University will sponsor a panel of speakers to explore aspects of Judaism as a religion and culture; discuss anti-Semitism and the relationship between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam; and explain elements of Jewish life such as the Torah, Jewish holidays, and Jewish views on topics such as sin, afterlife, prayer, and charity. Speakers will include: Rabbi Stacey Offner, Temple Beth Tikvah, Madison, Conn.; Marji…See More
Sep 26, 2016
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Gender and Sexual Diversity/Equality in CT at SCSU, Engleman Hall A120

October 5, 2016 from 5pm to 7:30pm
To address what is happening on the gender/sexuality rights front in Connecticut, Southern Connecticut State University will hold a panel discussion, “Social Justice for All: A Forum on Gender and Sexual Diversity/Equality in Connecticut.”  This forum will consist of a panel of speakers made up of Connecticut Congressional representatives and candidates who have been invited to discuss social justice in the context of fostering a positive climate of gender and sexual equality and diversity in…See More
Sep 21, 2016
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A Conversation with Jahana Hayes: 2016 National Teacher of the Year at John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, Southern Connecticut State University

September 16, 2016 from 5pm to 6:30pm
SCSU alumna Jahana Hayes, '05, a history teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Conn., was named the 2016 National Teacher of the Year.A veteran history teacher, Hayes also sees herself as an advisor, counselor, confidant and protector. She endeavors to fill the role her own teachers had in her life, guiding students to be their best selves and encouraging them to take ownership of their communities.For Hayes, being a teacher is a privilege and an opportunity to transform lives…See More
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A Conversation with Jahana Hayes: 2016 National Teacher of the Year at John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, Southern Connecticut State University

September 16, 2016 from 5pm to 6:30pm
SCSU alumna Jahana Hayes, '05, a history teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Conn., was named the 2016 National Teacher of the Year.A veteran history teacher, Hayes also sees herself as an advisor, counselor, confidant and protector. She endeavors to fill the role her own teachers had in her life, guiding students to be their best selves and encouraging them to take ownership of their communities.For Hayes, being a teacher is a privilege and an opportunity to transform lives…See More
Sep 9, 2016

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Southern Connecticut State University
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Southern Connecticut State University provides exemplary graduate and undergraduate education in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. As an intentionally diverse and comprehensive university, Southern is committed to academic excellence, access, social justice, and service for the public good.

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At 9:33am on June 18, 2010, Lee Cruz said…
Hi Betsy,
Welcome to GNH Community. Please post information that you think will be of interest to staff of area nonprofits and the people that they serve. When posting an event that you want to get out to the broader community send me a not and in addition to featuring it on this site I will use Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to get the word out to about 1200 people to whom I am connected. Thank you for your interest in the nonprofit community of Greater New Haven.
 
 
 

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The Church and Proximity

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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.

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

JPMorgan Chase Brings Entrepreneurs of Color Fund to Chicago

JP Morgan Chase is teaming up with LISC, Accion and Fifth Third Bank on an investment effort to support the growth of minority-owned businesses on Chicago’s South and West Sides. LISC’s Maurice A. Jones joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, to announce the Entrepreneurs of Color Fund—a model built on the bank’s similar efforts in other cities--as well as related support for small business mentoring. "This work is about catalyzing opportunity so that everyone—no matter their race, or zip code, or family background—has the chance to contribute to Chicago’s prosperity, and to share in its benefits as well,” Jones said.

LISC Buffalo Names New Executive Director

LISC is ramping up its economic development work in Buffalo under the leadership of an new executive director, Julie Barrett O’Neill. O’Neill is a local expert in urban planning and sustainability and will take the helm of the 20-year-old LISC Buffalo program beginning in September. She replaces Michael Clarke, who retired earlier this year.

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.

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