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Name of the Organization
Connecticut Veterans Legal Center
Contact Person
Lorena Mitchell
Job Title
AmeriCorps VISTA, Legal Outreach
Contact phone
203-392-1977
E-mail
lmitchell@ctveteranslegal.org
Website
http://ctveteranslegal.org
Interest
Aging\Elderly Services, Housing Assistance, Shelter, Health, Advocacy
Description Interest
Assisting Veterans with free legal help to overcome barriers to housing, healthcare and income.

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Seeking Development/Communications Director for Small Non-Profit!

Posted on June 2, 2016 at 2:42pm 0 Comments

CVLC seeks applicants to direct its development and communications work. This position requires a range of skills including:

  • grant identification, writing, editing and reporting
  • event management including sponsorship solicitation, event planning and execution
  • overseeing external marketing communications such as email  and print newsletters, media and news pieces and annual report
  • managing volunteers, interns and the Board of Directors in development…
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Margaret Middleton appears on NE Comcast Newsmakers

Posted on January 4, 2016 at 3:32pm 0 Comments

Watch Margaret talk about the importance of legal services for veterans recovering from homelessness and mental illness.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tm3Xm6RO99I&feature=youtu.be

CVLC Hiring Special Events Engagement Specilist

Posted on November 19, 2015 at 3:53pm 0 Comments

Summary:  The Connecticut Veterans Legal Center seeks a part-time Special Events Engagement Director to lead marketing and fundraising efforts for the fifth annual cycling event known as “The Ride for Veterans.” This third-party fundraiser scaled up significantly in 2015 thanks to its lead sponsor Point72 Asset Management, with about 80 people riding an estimated 3,000 miles and raising over $100,000. CVLC aspires to significantly expand ridership in 2016 and envisions The Ride…

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CVLC hiring Military Records Correction Attorney

Posted on November 5, 2015 at 9:22am 0 Comments

The Connecticut Veterans Legal Center (CVLC) supports veterans in recovery by helping them overcome legal barriers to housing and income. CVLC and VA Connecticut’s Errera Community Care Center created the country’s first VA medical-legal partnership to integrate legal help into VA mental health, housing and addiction services. CVLC staff helps veterans resolve their legal issues through advice, representation and referral to a large number of volunteer attorneys. Since 2009, CVLC’s high…

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At 2:14pm on February 3, 2015, Lee Cruz said…

Lorena,

Welcome to GNH Community, glad to have you join us. Members may post information that they think will be of interest to nonprofits, civic organizations, and the people they serve or the general public. You may post calendared events on the events page, non-date specific information on the blog, pictures or video. Politically partisan, religious or business promotion posts are not allowed. Your opportunities to connect with other members greatly increases if you include a photo or logo on your profile include your job title and\or if you "like" or comment on the post of other members. Events are also noticed more often if you include a picture or logo as a part of the posting. Check out the groups created by other members; this is a great place to meet people that share your interest and to ask questions. You may request to join as many groups as you wish or start a new group. The creator of a group sets the parameters for membership. If you have a question about a group, please write to the owner (the person who initiated the group).

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1. Post your activities and events with a link back to your website as soon as the date is set, by doing this you decrease the chances of conflicting with the events of other area nonprofits.  Your posts are immediately viewable by over 800 members. We send notices of your event to 5000+ people via Facebook, Google+, Linkedin, Twitter and Instagram; search for #GNHCommunity to find these post. Post your events here: http://gnhcommunity.ning.com/events

2. Share your work and your thoughts with people who signed up to get more information about the work of Greater New Haven nonprofits by using our blog page this way. Post a headline and teaser paragraph with a link back to your blog. Once a week we feature the latest post on the above mentioned social media. Why not add your information to the mix?  Post non-date specific information herehttp://gnhcommunity.ning.com/profiles/blog/list

3. Videos are increasingly becoming the medium of choice for nonprofits.Once a week we feature a video at the top of the homepage on GNH Community. Your video need not be professionally done to effectively communicate your message. Check out the videos that have already been posted for ideas and inspiration, create a video, post it on You Tube or Vimeo and share it through a link on the video page. Every Tuesday we feature a video and send a notice encouraging our social media network check out the video pick of the week.

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