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How to Think Differently about Diversity in Nonprofit Leadership: Get Comfortable with Discomfort

Editors’ note: This article is part of our ongoing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Project. Visit www.nonprofitquarterly.org to access additional articles from this series.It would be an understatement to say that the past few months have been uncomfortable. The national election was downright ugly, and it exposed just how naïve those…See More
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Rock to Rock 2017

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NPQ: Justice Gorsuch: The Immediate Impact on Nonprofit Organizations and Causes

On Monday, Judge Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, succeeding Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away in February 2016. Now that the court is once again at its full strength of nine justices, how will Gorsuch’s addition affect the Supreme Court, and especially nonprofits and nonprofit causes, in ...…See More
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Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge

The Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge's 10-lane main span carries Interstate-95 traffic across the Quinnipiac River, adding critical capacity for one of the busie...
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The Workspace of the Future - Leasing Now

The office space of the future. Situated on 9.3 acres of land. Our location promotes culture and collisions in our one of a kind work campus. Amenities inclu...
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United Way: Neighbor to Neighbor

We love our neighbors and we know you do too. That's why Neighbor to Neighbor was launched in 2009 as a community effort to meet the increased need in Greater New Haven as a result of the economic downturn. It was envisioned as a tangible, doable…
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GIVE YOUR INPUT: New Haven Climate and Sustainability Framework at Fair Haven K8 School

March 1, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
New Haven Climate and Sustainability FrameworkBuildings, Food, Transportation, Electric Power, Land and Infrastructure, Materials Management.Come to a community meeting:-Wednesday, March 1st, 6-8pm, Fair Haven School, 164 Grand Ave.or -Tuesday March 14th, 6-8pm, Hillhouse HS, 480 Sherman PkwyOr give your input online (and see the draft Framework) at: www.NHCSF.org or www.facebook.con/NHCSF See More
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Mass Incarceration in the US

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Michael K. Williams Asks: Am I Typecast? #QuestionAnswers

At The Atlantic, we believe it’s never been more important to take on established answers with tough questions. Here, Michael K. Williams, of The Wire and Th...
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How Do I Explain America to My Black Son?

Atlantic writer Vann R. Newkirk is about to be a father, and he’s nervous. America’s history of racial violence is something that every citizen inherits, but...
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I JUST SUED THE SCHOOL SYSTEM !!!

THE PEOPLE VS THE SCHOOL SYSTEM How do YOU think we can create a better future of learning. Go here and share your thoughts on the topic! http://www.bit.ly/2...
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Dear Child - When Black Parents Have To Give "The Talk"

WHY WE MADE DEAR CHILD: Jubilee Project is a digital media company that tells stories to explore our humanity. It has been heartbreaking and infuriating to w...
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Name of the Organization
Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Contact Person
Lee Cruz
Job Title
Community Outreach Director
Contact phone
203 777 7074
E-mail
lcruz@cfgnh.org
Website
http://www.linkedin.com/in/leecruz
Interest
Early Childhood, Aging\Elderly Services, Youth, Food Assistance, Energy Assistance, Career Assistance, Housing Assistance, Shelter, Health, Education, Adult Education, Financial Literacy, Advocacy, Arts, Economic Development
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Administrator, program director, project manager and educator with interest in urban
neighborhoods, community organizing and storytelling.

Specialties:
• Strategic thinking
• Partnership Building
• Community Organizing
• Organizational Development
• Networking
• Storytelling
• Group Facilitation
• Policy Development
• Strategic Integration of Social Networking
• Integration of Technology

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How to Think Differently about Diversity in Nonprofit Leadership: Get Comfortable with Discomfort

Posted on April 24, 2017 at 10:34am 0 Comments

Editors’ note: This article is part of our ongoing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Project. Visit www.nonprofitquarterly.org to access additional articles from this series.

It would be an understatement to say that the past few months have been uncomfortable. The national…

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NPQ: Justice Gorsuch: The Immediate Impact on Nonprofit Organizations and Causes

Posted on April 12, 2017 at 3:44pm 0 Comments

On Monday, Judge Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, succeeding Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away in February 2016. Now that the court is once again at its full strength of nine justices, how will Gorsuch’s addition affect the Supreme Court, and especially nonprofits and nonprofit causes, in ...…

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The Community Foundation is accepting Neighborhood Leadership Program Applications

Posted on December 15, 2016 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Applications are being accepted for Neighborhood Leadership Program of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. The Neighborhood Leadership Program is an eight month training and grant program that supports community leaders in imagining, developing, testing and realizing projects which build community and provide positive outcomes in New Haven neighborhoods and contiguous towns.The…

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Community Leaders: Do you want to make a difference in your community?

Posted on December 1, 2016 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Members of Block Watches, Community Garden and Greenspace Groups, Management Teams,  Neighborhood Associations and other civic groups are invited to come learn about The Community Foundation Neighborhood Leadership Program. Residents of New Haven, East Haven, Hamden and West Haven may apply.  The orientation session…

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Nonprofit Grant Program

Posted on November 23, 2016 at 9:56am 0 Comments

The Office of Policy and Management (OPM) is accepting applications for the Nonprofit Grant Program (NGP). OPM is also accepting applications for the remaining funds for the Nonprofit Collaboration Incentive Grant Program (NCIP). The application deadline for consideration for this current round of funding is not later than 4:00 p.m. on January 23, 2017. The NGP will award Grants-in-aid to selected private, nonprofit health and human service organizations that are exempt…

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At 5:54pm on October 24, 2016, Hilary Opperman said…

Thank you for the helpful comments, Lee.

Fondly,

Hilary

At 1:13am on October 23, 2016, Olivia C Henderson said…

Hi Lee, 

How can I get other members to view my page.

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At 6:38pm on July 7, 2015, Mary Stager said…

Thank you very much, Lee! I am glad to be part of the community!

Mary

At 2:02pm on March 25, 2015, Jill Meyerhoff said…

Thank you Lee. This is great!!!

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I too am having trouble uploading a photo. I have tried different images and sizes with no luck.

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Why am I having such difficulty adding my photo? Suggestions.

At 9:39am on February 12, 2015, Cherie L. Strucaly said…

Thank you for the warm welcome.

At 4:26pm on October 7, 2014, Catherine Bradshaw said…

Lee - thanks for urging me to join the community. I will definitely be on it! 

At 9:38am on September 18, 2014, Rae Johnson said…

Good morning Lee! Thank you for the warm welcome and I will definitely utilize this great engine. I will be in touch soon! Have a great day!

At 11:47am on May 23, 2014, Jon Crane said…

I thank you Lee.  It's wonderful to be a part of this community.

 
 
 

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Neighborhoods: What is Working

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.”

Five Keys to Broad and Inclusive Community Engagement

Some simple rules of engagement to build strong communities.

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

Crossing the Bridge to Financial Stability in Houston

For more than a century, Houston’s Wesley Community Center has lent a hand to people making their way out of poverty. With a LISC-supported Bridges to Career Opportunities program, the agency has amped up its strategies for helping clients take the reins of their financial lives. One man’s experience shows how it works.

The Green Engine that Could (Restore Neighborhoods)

In the Twin Cities, the Green Line shuttles thousands of Minnesotans to and from work, home, schools and shopping. But more than that, the rail service has lifted neighborhoods all along the line, spurring economic activity, new housing and cultural pride. LISC Twin Cities helped galvanize local groups to be a part of the green line’s planning, and invested $70 million for development projects along the corridor to ensure that low-income residents benefit from the new rail.

NY Attorney General Announces Program with LISC and Enterprise

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a new program—Cities RISE—that provides local governments with innovative technology to help transform problem properties that fell into disrepair following the foreclosure crisis. LISC and Enterprise Community Partners are administering the funds. The program will “hone in on pressing property problems, target resources and track progress around quality of life measures. We’re excited to be part of it,” said LISC Executive VP Denise Scott.

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