Child Care Providers will provide childcare as needed (on average two hours at a time once every other week) for TOC meetings and… Continue
Added by Camelle Scott on May 22, 2013 at 2:59pm —
A CONVERSATION ABOUT RACE - MITCHELL LIBRARY THIS EVENING - WAS A GOOD THING. KUDOS TO ALL WHO MADE IT HAPPEN AND TO THE PERFORMERS OF CLYBOURNE PARK.
THE LESSONS OF THE EVENING (in my humble opinion) were:
1) Don't judge a book by its cover. We need to read the contents. Listen to the stories of the lives of others; learn from them.
2) Spend time with our children and the…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 21, 2013 at 1:42am —
PARENT UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN OFFERS FREE WORKSHOPS
for New Haven Public School Families
Neighborhood Workshop Schedule
Soft Skills Job Training… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 20, 2013 at 1:43pm —
“Montessori School OK’d For 2014 Start” This is Great News!
Kudos to Elm City Montessori School co-founders Eliza Halsey and Dave Low for their persistence and determination. Kudos also to Kaye Harvey, director of the Montessori School in Fair Haven
The Montessori model has been “universally accepted” around the world as a method that “can serve all kids, and… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 15, 2013 at 10:54pm —
What good are GED classes if you can’t afford the glasses you need to study? How would it feel to search for work for a year and lose the job when your car breaks down during the first week? Cities and states across America have some form of job training and housing assistance programs, but they lack the infrastructure to address quickly, without onerous bureaucratic requirements, more…
Added by Lee Cruz on May 11, 2013 at 11:36pm —
State’s “Most Dangerous Criminal” Gets 65 Years (He is 22 years old with a reported 4 murders under his belt.) He is 22-year-old Zachery Cody Franklin—aka Public Enemy #1.
Thanks to the teachers from Hillhouse for providing this real-life lesson about the consequences of bad choices on the streets. This type of… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 10, 2013 at 5:01pm —
The Conn. Health I-Team is accepting applications for its summer journalism camps. FREE for New Haven students.http://bit.ly/12dnelT
Added by Lee Cruz on May 7, 2013 at 1:59pm —
Weingarten Proclaims Victory In New Haven
THE EDUCATION AGENDA - CRITICALLY IMPORTANT. We applaud the New Haven Independent for its excellent reporting on this issue.
Excellent reporting by Melissa Bailey and the NHI. Regardless of what credits Randi Weingarten is claiming about NHPS, the agreements reached between David Cicarella, president of the NHFT, and the NHPS… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 6, 2013 at 11:06pm —
WOMEN – STAY HEALTHY - BE A WISE WOMAN ABOUT YOUR HEALTH & WELL-BEING
MAY IS WOMEN’S HEALTH MONTH – OneWorld Progressive Institute Makes Daily Health Information Postings and short informative videos. See postings for May 1 - 4th listed in reverse order.… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 4, 2013 at 2:00pm —
HILLHOUSE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MISSING FROM LIST OF PROMISE APPLICANTS FOR 2013.
In the New Haven Independent article titled “Amid Shakeup, Promise Expands Scholarship” demographic figures list the number of applicants for Promise Scholarship by the high schools they attend. There are 11 schools listed; Hillhouse is not among them. The reporter said she got no figures for Hillhouse. Does this mean that Hillhouse… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 2, 2013 at 1:00pm —
Would-Be Gateway Mass Murderer Pleads Guilty
"Amanda Bowden was a forgotten woman pleading guilty to a felony charge—and pleading for permission to leave prison to get the Zoloft she needs." According to the article in the New Haven Independent, Amanda is 19 years old. There are many Amanda Bowdens in our society; they are mainly black and brown; occasionally they are… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on April 26, 2013 at 12:11am —
Aspects of the American legal system continue to baffle me and many others. We fully understand that all defendants need good legal representation. That is an integral part of our democracy. What puzzles some of us are the lengths to which some attorneys will go to defend and put back on the streets people they know are extremely destructive forces within our communities. It would appear on the surface of this report in the NHI, that Hamden cop, Dedric Jones, a… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on April 19, 2013 at 2:42pm —
The Greater New Haven Regional Alliance to End Homelessness (GNHRAEH) is reviewing the process by which individuals gain access to emergency shelters, transitional housing and permanent supportive housing. Re-organizing the current system will improve outcomes for our clients and improve communication among providers. Continue
Please consider participating in a focus group of providers representing various areas of our service system, such as homelessness, mental health,…
Added by Cara Rosner on April 17, 2013 at 11:54am —
Prudential is donating surplus office furniture to local, qualified nonprofits as part of the company's ongoing efforts to strengthen local communities.
All items are used and will be donated "as is." Items will be made available on a first come first served basis and must be reserved by Monday, April 22 and picked up by April 30. Pick-up costs and arrangements are the responsibility of the receiving organization.
The available items are:
Added by Cara Rosner on April 17, 2013 at 11:29am —
The New England Regional Health Equity Council (RHEC) is pleased to announce a new summer student internship opportunity to work with the six New England states (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire) formed under the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA), http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/n pa/
, an initiative of the U.S… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on April 16, 2013 at 4:27pm —
APRIL IS NATIONAL ORGAN & TISSUE DONATION AWARENESS AND EDUCATION MONTH.
OneWorld Informs the Community on Health Literacy, Education and Civic Engagement
KEEP Your Kidneys Healthy. Dialysis works, but healthy kidneys are the BEST for a good quality of life.
In Connecticut there are over 1,000 people… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on April 15, 2013 at 1:00pm —
Recently added, new links on the Organizational Resources and Links Page of the online Nonprofit Management Resource Center, hosted by The Community Foundation for Greater New… Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 12, 2013 at 1:30pm —
Our Community's Future, What Inspires You?…
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 8, 2013 at 12:02pm —
A start-up culture is alive in Greater New Haven, and it’s not just motivated by profits. Building community and promoting social good are equally important incentives for a budding generation of entrepreneurs. And while the success of this new economy is partly organic, it is also the result of strategic public and public-private initiatives. Read more…
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 4, 2013 at 8:57am —
Attention food, shelter and healthcare providers!
The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) has established the FY 2013 Nonprofit Grant Program to provide nonprofits with financial support for basic human needs programs… Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 25, 2013 at 1:57pm —