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Name of the Organization
Public Allies CT- New Haven Team
Contact Person
Ivette Tapia
Job Title
Director of Evaluation @ Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund
Contact phone
2037898690 ext. 124
E-mail
ivette@gnhclf.org
Website
http://www.publicallies.org/site/c.liKUL3PNLvF/b.3158743/
Interest
Youth, Health, Financial Literacy, Arts, Economic Development
Description Interest
The Public Allies New Haven Team were able to take the time to explore many of the communities within New Haven to speak with residents and hear what their perspectives are on the issues that their neighborhoods face daily. From these conversations, we learned a lot about the concerns of these neighborhoods and found that many themes were repeated time and time again.
The most common theme we encountered was the concern with the level of violence amongst youth, as well as the shortage of opportunities to foster their future success. Our understanding is that because of these struggles, New Haven communities have found themselves as both segregated and disjointed from each other. This has created a vicious cycle of prejudice, isolation, and structured inequality that is visible in multiple neighborhoods. Our goal is to address violence through youth involvement in the community, hoping that it begins to break down barriers that may reinforce neighborhood isolation and violence.

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At 3:27pm on December 12, 2013, Lee Cruz said…

Ivette,

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