For decades, Harvard Chan alumni have shed light on high maternal mortality rates in African American women. Finally, policymakers are beginning to pay attention.
by Amy Roeder
Community, Nonprofits and Businesses sharing Information
January 22, 2019; Source: Next City
People may check out fewer books from libraries than they used to, but libraries have continued to grow as their role as community hubs deepens. Here…Continue
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Barbara’s reporting got us thinking about the importance of urban trees, so we called up Colleen Murphy-Dunning to learn more. She is the Director of the Hixon Center for Urban Ecology and the Urban Resources Initiative at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
Hear the interview hear: …Continue
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The CT Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance) and the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) are working together to better understand how the new tax law and state budget crisis are affecting nonprofits in Connecticut, what nonprofits and grantmakers are doing to address these challenges, and what more could be done to support the health of Connecticut's nonprofit sector. Analysis of this survey will be shared with…Continue
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Late last month, published a piece with the somewhat incendiary title “How placemaking is tearing apart social housing communities.” The article tells a distressing story of a local east London council forcing the relocation of social housing residents so the estate could be refurbished, and how years later, hundreds of units remain empty as displaced residents have yet been able to return. The details as described are a little murky — or perhaps I just got lost in the…Continue
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The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s annual responsive grants process is open. The responsive grants process is the largest source of competitive grant funding from The Foundation and is offered in conjunction with its partner in philanthropy serving the Valley, the Valley Community Foundation.
Nonprofits serving The…Continue
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Catholic Charities/Centro San Jose is seeking a full time Family Center Director. Candidates must
Please see the attached job description and/or email LPawlik@ccaoh.org for more information or to apply.…Continue
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Tax Prep Season is almost here and Junta for Progressive Action need volunteers! We need dedicated folks to become certified volunteer tax preparers at our VITA site in Fair Haven. We are asking you to serve as a volunteer one day a week during tax season: Mondays or Wednesdays from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. (Bilingual preferred but not necessary) Please contact us at email@example.com for more details. …Continue
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New Haven, CT (January 11, 2019) - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s annual responsive grants process is open. The responsive grants process is the largest source of competitive grant funding from The Foundation and is offered in conjunction with its partner in philanthropy serving the Valley, the Valley Community Foundation.
Nonprofits serving The Foundation’s…Continue
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Black and Latino youth are over represented in the juvenile justice system and disproportionately expelled or suspended from school. Recent work by the Center for Children’s Advocacy is tackling these disparities by…Continue
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As the IRS implements this major tax legislation, check this page for updates and resources to learn how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) affects retirement plans, tax exempt organizations and governments.…Continue
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by Amy Roeder
Serena Williams knew her body well enough to listen when it told her something was wrong. Winner of…
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GUILFORD, CT - To mark the tragic one year anniversary of the death of Ethan Song from a gun shot, friends of the Songs are planning a special event to honor his memory.
Friends of the family had this to say about the plans:
Source: Guilford Patch
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Connecticut, too, is feeling the pain.
WTNH News 8: …Continue
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Green Schoolyards America connects ecological innovation with education, equity, and community engagement.
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The NBCUniversal Foundation, along with NBC and Telemundo Owned Television Stations are hosting “Project Innovation,” a grant challenge program that will recognize nonprofit organizations that are tackling everyday problems through innovative solutions.
This year, nearly $2.5M will be awarded nationally, with $225,000 granted among three to eight non-profit organizations in 11 communities around the country, including Connecticut.
The four funding…
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Happy New Year! I'm looking for volunteer opportunities for University of New Haven students where they will provide direct service focusing on basic needs.
I’m currently working with Dr. Jason Jordan who will be offering a class called Poverty in American History. This course examines the social and institutional history of poverty in American history. Students will use both primary and secondary sources to understand the causes and effects of poverty on individuals and communities…Continue
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