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Who Benefits from Secretary Shinseki's Resignation?

Started May 31, 2014 0 Replies

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

How Is NHPS 180 Days Student Expulsion for Fighting Helpful?

Started Apr 17, 2014 0 Replies

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

Tags: Robert-Blecker, Richard-Dieter, Butler, Prof-Paul-, Dubey

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

Started Aug 10, 2013 0 Replies

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

Tags: Court, Appeals, State, Justice, Renwick


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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

Posted on February 1, 2017 at 4:24pm 1 Comment

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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Open Street Project

An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

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Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

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Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

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LISC Announces Record Results for 2022

Through a wide range of local programs and financing vehicles, LISC invested more than $2.8 billion last year to fuel economic opportunity, racial equity, and growth in urban and rural communities.

DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation Grants LISC $1.5 Million to Renovate Sports Space for Youth

LISC teams up with The DICK’s Sporting Goods Foundation to launch the Game On-Communitiy Places to Play Initiative. Community-based organizations seeking funding to upgrade indoor and outdoor athletic spaces for youth in under-resourced communities can apply for a grant by June 23.

LISC Recognized as an ImpactAssets 50 Emeritus Impact Manager

LISC has once more been named Emeritus Impact Manager for the ImpactAssets 50 (IA 50), a who’s-who of fund managers dedicated to creating positive social and environmental impact. The IA Emeritus category represents impact fund managers who have been on the IA 50 for at least five years. LISC is one of seven community development financial institutions (CDFIs) that were selected for this year’s IA 50, reflecting the critical role CDFIs continue to play to build more inclusive and equitable communities.

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