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January 2012 Blog Posts (16)

Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance seeks opportunities for Students to shadow in NH nonprofits.

YANA—the Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance—is a new group whose goals include finding jobs, sharing resources, and expanding opportunities among the Yale community involved in or seeking to become involved in the nonprofit world. The group’s objective is to mobilize and unify the resources of our alumni network to better serve the needs and objectives of nonprofits. We want to help expose current students and recent grads to networking and career opportunities relating to the nonprofit sector. …

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Added by Joanne Sciulli on January 31, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Yale University Job Opening: Human Resources Specilaist

Yale University is seeking someone to join their client support team in Human Resources. Qualified individuals will have a B.A. and 6 years related HR experience. They are looking for someone with progressive HR experience in some of the following areas:  recruiting, employee relations, talent management, organizational development, training, HRIS, labor relations, etc. If you are qualified and interested then please submit your application here: …

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 31, 2012 at 11:09am — No Comments

YRM Seeks Program Director

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

 

January 2012

 

Youth Rights Media, a New Haven, Connecticut-based nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering youth, seeks a full time Program Director responsible for overall management and administration of programs.

 

The Organization:

 

Youth Rights Media (YRM) is a New Haven-based nonprofit dedicated to empowering youth to know, protect and advance their rights.  YRM builds youth…

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Added by Janis Astor del Valle on January 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Youth Resource for dealing with Real Life After High School

Navigating the Real World is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people in their teens and 20s navigate important life decisions and challenges. Read more

Added by Lee Cruz on January 29, 2012 at 7:09pm — No Comments

Link to Presentation - Making America Healthier for All: What Each of Us Can Do

Link to Powerpoint presentation: Making America Healthier for All: What Each of Us Can Do



Professor David R. Williams, PhD, MPH…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 24, 2012 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Governor Malloy Launches "City Canvas" Project for CT Cities

WWW.Courant.com

Governor Malloy Launches "City Canvas" Project for CT Cities

Mayors invited to submit plans to spur urban centers with art

By FRANK RIZZO

Hartford Courant

7:20 PM EST, January 23, 2012

Connecticut cities will be getting a bit of an artistic face -- and spirit--  lift.



Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, city leaders,…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 24, 2012 at 9:17am — No Comments

NOAA Liaison to the Long Island Sound Study

The NOAA Liaison to the Long Island Sound Study position has been 

announced. See _http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/307516800_

The individual selected for this position will:



- Serve as a liaison to the EPA Long Island Sound Study (LISS).

- Work on a variety of science advisory and coordination activities…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 23, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

New Haven Town Green Special Services District Searching for Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Town Green Special Services District is seeking the services of a professional manager with strong leadership, communications and collaborative skills to serve as its Executive Director.…



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Added by Lee Cruz on January 18, 2012 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Survey on the State of the Nonprofit Sector in Greater New Haven

Dear nonprofit leader:

 

In our continued effort to gather information on the state of the nonprofit sector in our region we are encouraging you to participate in the Nonprofit Finance Fund’s (NFF) annual survey. The Nonprofit Finance Fund has agreed to provide The Foundation with the aggregate data on our twenty-town region. This data will continue to help us understand the economic…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 18, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Be a role model for youth! Host a NHA Student Intern.

 

Be a role model for youth who want to enter your career field! By taking part in New Haven Academy's Student Internship Program, you are improving the quality of high school education in the greater New Haven area. Your participation is sincerely appreciated.

 

The Internship Program is designed to allow students to intern full-time, Monday through Thursday, for three weeks (May 14th- May 31st). Each student is placed with a host organization based on their personal…

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Added by Nydia Roman on January 18, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Are We Living In A Post-Racial America, Or Are We Kidding Ourselves?

Are We Living In A Post-Racial America?  Every young Black and Hispanic male should read this article.  Parents, please teach your sons and daughters how to try and stay safe in this our “Post-Racial” America.  It is important to have the conversation regardless of how safe you think your children might be.  Racial profiling  seems to be thriving in our post-racial America; so are gangs, bullies, drug predators and a host of…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 16, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

OneWorld Answers Additional Questions about Our Magnet Schools TV Program.

New Haven, CT parents can find a lot more information about the school choices you have by reading our 1/9/12 schools information blog at: http://oneworldpi.org/blog/

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 13, 2012 at 3:14pm — No Comments

New Haven Leadership Grant Program: 2012 Application Now Available!

2012 Applications Now Available for

New Haven Neighborhood Leadership…

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Added by Laura E. Falanga on January 11, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Richard Cornuelle Awards for Social Entrepreneurship: $25,000

RICHARD CORNUELLE AWARD FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Each year since 2001, the Institute, in conjunction with a committee of distinguished scholars, practitioners, and foundation leaders, selects up to five individuals who have originated and effectively implemented a nonprofit organization providing direct services to those in need. Nominations for the $25,000 awards are solicited not from the organizations or individuals themselves but from donors—who…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 11, 2012 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Send a text, help Common Ground win a new teaching kitchen!

Help Common Ground win $10,000 for a new teaching kitchen from IKEA New Haven!  This kitchen will be designed to teach children, high school students and the community about healthy cooking with locally grown food. The impact? Healthier kids who love real food. Young people headed into culinary careers and launching entrepreneurial ventures. Cooking classes for adults and families. Join…

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Added by Joel Tolman on January 6, 2012 at 9:49am — No Comments

Job opening for Director of Advocacy Resources at Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity

Director of Advocacy Resources

General Purpose

Help guide the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity's rapidly-expanding work on food marketing to young people. Coordinate and lead the Rudd Center's work to educate and inform community organizations about issues related to food marketing, and develop resources to help identify and implement appropriate strategies for intervention.

Essential Duties

  • Develop a comprehensive advocacy liaison strategy…
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Added by Roberta Friedman on January 5, 2012 at 8:47am — No Comments

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Neighborhoods: What is Working

How Community Animators Work Around the World

Transcription of John and Peter's July 25th conversation with Cormac Russell on his work with communities, agencies, NGOs and governments using ABCD and other strengths-based approaches in Kenya, Rwanda, Southern Sudan, South Africa, the UK, Ireland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Canada and Australia.

Our 13 Staging Posts in Learning and Developmpent

What the community animators at UK-based consulting and research organization Nurture Development have learned in the 21 years since its founding.

How Community Action Shapes Health

Deborah Puntenney has been a colleague of John McKnight and Jody Kretzmann at the Asset-Based Community Development Institute for 25 years. In this transcribed conversation, John and Peter talk with her about how her work focuses on engaging citizens to become effective co-producers of their own health and well-being.

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

A Market That Kindles Culture and Commerce

In St. Paul, MN, a summer celebration of arts and entrepreneurship, modeled on night markets in Asia, has galvanized commerce and culture along University Avenue. LISC's longtime partner, the Asian Economic Development Association, is leading the charge to revitalize the district, where Southeast Asian residents and businesspeople have incorporated a "a Minnesota twist."

How Arts and Culture Can Catalyze Rural Development

In an interview for Rural Voices, a publication of the Housing Assistance Council, Bob Reeder, Rural LISC's director for national programs, discusses the importance of inclusion, diversity and economic equity when bringing arts and culture into community development efforts. With those key ingredients, creative placemaking can be a winning proposition for rural revitalization.

What a Farmers Market Can Do

In honor of National Farmers Market Week (August 6 to 12), we’re recognizing the extraordinary markets that LISC has helped launch, grow and support, and how much good they bring to their communities.

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