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Who Benefits from Secretary Shinseki's Resignation?

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Who Benefits from Secretary Eric Shinseki’s Resignation? Is National Military Appreciation MonthContinue

How Is NHPS 180 Days Student Expulsion for Fighting Helpful?

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How Is NHPS 180 Days Student Expulsion for Fighting Helpful? We purport that NHPS 180 Days Expulsion for Fighting Is NOT Helpful! There are numerous research studies that say severe suspensions and…Continue

Tags: Youths-at-Risks, analogy, Violence, TPPF, School


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 Professor Khalilah Brown-Dean (et al) – NY Times – A Truly Engaging Legal & Civic Engagement Forum.  We invite you to participate.New Haven’s own Professor Khalilah Brown-Dean (Quinnipiac…Continue

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State Appeals Court Ruled In Favor Of Sugar Sodas: Should We Be Allowed to Poison Our Bodies?

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GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH! IS THAT WHAT THE COURT RULING IS SAYING?The New York State Appeals Court Ruled In Favor Of Sugar Sodas.  It said Mayor Bloomberg cannot prevent NY residents from…Continue

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Name of the Organization
OneWorld Progressive Institute, Inc
Contact Person
N'Zinga Shani
Job Title
Executive Director
Contact phone
203 407-0250
Early Childhood, Youth, Health, Education, Advocacy
Description Interest
OneWorld Progressive Institute (OneWorld), Inc. is a non-profit, 501(C)3 charitable, voluntary, educational organization created in 1996, and incorporated in 2004. OneWorld's mission is to educate, inform and engage viewers on a range of issues critical to their lives as individuals and members of communities.

We produce educational and informational television programs and conduct community forums focusing on:
Promoting Health Literacy- improving access, teaching advocacy, encouraging personal responsibility and collective action to reduce disparities. Our Health-related programs are produced as "21st Century Conversations."

The Education Agenda programs focus on Improving Education-at-every-level, and on Closing the Education Achievement Gap. OneWorld sponsors critical-thinking forums and oratory competitions mainly in middle schools. We also engage high school students in critical-thinking forums and debate competitions on many levels.

Our Civic Engagement programs seek to encourage strong and positive civic participation as a way to strengthen our communities and break down barriers caused by a lack of understanding and diverse interest. (Civic Engagement)
Our television programs air on AT&T statewide daily; click this link to find them:; we are also on Charter Communications - Community Vision21, Cox 15 and several Comcast Channels in various towns: 10, 15, 18, 26, 34. Our programs air on CTV, Comcast Chan. 26, 9am on Sundays; 8pm Mondays, 10am Fridays, and 9pm Saturdays. If you cannot find the programs please call Citizens TV at 203 562-2288. We encourage members of the community to join us in developing programs for the benefit of greater New Haven residents. Please visit our web site at: to learn more.
Our educational DVDs are available on our web store at: Please Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @oneworldpi. Also, please read our socially responsible BLOGS at:
We invite and welcome your support.

N'Zinga Shani, M.Sc., MBA
Executive Director

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Black History Month - The Paper Bag Principle

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Professor Audrey Kerr’s The Paper Bag Principle is an enlightening and challenging look at the black community and the…

Shetterly's “HIDDEN FIGURES” Garners 3 Oscar Nominations

Posted on January 25, 2017 at 5:00pm 1 Comment

OneWorld Progressive Institute, Inc is a 501(C)3, 100 percent volunteer organization serving Greater New Haven and the broader CT community since 1996. Please visit our YouTube channel to see examples of our work: Engagement, Education and Health Literacy are…


Important Program Announcements for OneWorld Student Forums

Posted on December 21, 2016 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

OneWorld Progressive Institute, Inc Holds Critical-Thinking forums with high school students. Please see air dates and times below:

Television forum on Citizens Television



Asst Chief Casanova, Kica Matos, Rev. Kimber - A WAR of What Exactly?

Posted on December 14, 2016 at 3:01pm 0 Comments

Does this mean that we all must accept this and follow suit?
Is vulgar, crass language fine for police officers and their superiors to use wherever they are?…

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How a few plants, a mural, and less pavement could bring more to a neighborhood than one big ministry.

Government Innovation Isn’t Your Main Problem

An undue focus on making government more innovative might inhibit you from working with the innovation that is going on and the innovators who are doing it.

Color Your World with Kindness

A Better World's short animated video shows how small acts of kindness can spread and flourish within our communities and beyond.

Open Street Project

Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with the non-profit organization New Brunswick Tomorrow to deliver an educational Open Streets Study Tour in New Brunswick, NJ from October 6th - October 8th. The Study Tour will feature classroom sessions, networking opportunities, a behind the scenes tour of New Brunswick’s industry leading Ciclovia.

The post Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th! appeared first on Open Streets Project.

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

Steeped in Black History, MACE Elevates—and Celebrates—the Delta

In recognition of Black History Month, we are spotlighting the Mississippi-based group MACE, a longtime LISC partner with an illustrious past rooted in the Civil Rights movement, and a deep and continuing track record of comprehensive community development. Before anyone ever called it that.

With or Without Amazon, Indy’s a Contender

Indianapolis is one of the 20 finalists in the online retail juggernaut’s search for a second headquarters, and it’s got all the right components: flourishing infrastructure, a growing tech scene and affordability. According to a close-up look in Curbed, the city’s efforts to promote inclusive development, with big involvement from LISC, are strengthening neighborhoods and creating opportunity, Amazon or no Amazon.

Duluth Raises the Curtain on a Dynamic New Theater

In an op-ed for the Duluth News-Tribune, LISC Duluth’s director Pam Kramer describes how the renovated NorShor Theatre, a historic Art Deco gem, will help anchor the city’s efforts to spark an arts and culture economy. A complex set of public-private partnerships brought the theater back to life, and will nurture local artists, launch arts programs and create good jobs.

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