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There Are Benefits to Positive and Costs to Negative Parenting
There are significant long-term costs to society in general, and to individuals and families in particular when there has been poor parenting. Today, public schools are expected to make up for poor parenting and lack of parental involvement. This accounts for much of the problems these schools face. Education Reform cannot be fully realized unless, as a…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 28, 2013 at 12:53pm — No Comments
More people will be eligible for health insurance as of January 1, 2014 because of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Nonprofits, small businesses, faith organizations and others will be able to apply for funding to support the training of a staff member to help members of their communities learn about the new options and enroll in Medicaid and new subsidized insurance, as appropriate. This is part-time, temporary support intended to supplement an existing staff…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 27, 2013 at 1:10pm — No Comments
Too Much Sitting Linked to Chronic Health Problems
Risks from diabetes, cancer and heart disease all seem to rise with more time spent seated, study finds. In this the 21st century many of us spend hours sitting at our computers or other technical gadgets. According to this and other medical reports, getting up and moving for 15 mins every two hours will help to reduce the predicted…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 26, 2013 at 11:55pm — No Comments
United Way of Greater New Haven is looking for host sites for upcoming Cooking Matters classes, which will teach low-income families how to shop for and cook healthy and affordable meals. Know of any place that's a good fit?
- be nonprofits (including faith-based groups)
- have a working kitchen (stove, fridge, sink, etc.)
- have hot water
- have space to conduct a 20-person class…
Added by Cara Rosner on February 25, 2013 at 11:51am — No Comments
There have been much information provided about the benefits of vitamin C from a variety or sources. Sometimes the information has been conflicting.
The information linked below is provided by The Riordan Clinic. OneWorld brings it to your attention for information purpose only. You should discuss the benefits of supplements with your primary care physician and/or your nutritionist.…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 25, 2013 at 12:08am — No Comments
OneWorld Encourages Everyone to Learn about Access Health CT before Oct. 2013 when the Exchange will open for full operations.
Access Health CT is Connecticut’s Health Insurance Marketplace. This Health Insurance Exchange was established as a stand-alone, fully functioning, quasi-public agency to satisfy requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act.
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 22, 2013 at 9:22pm — No Comments
Do you want to learn more about the Women's Initiative, our Cooking Matters project and how you can get involved? All without leaving your desk?
Join us for an informative webinar discussion Thursday, February 21 from noon to 12:30 p.m. Learn about our mission, get information on volunteer opportunities with our Cooking Matters program, and get answers to any questions you have…Continue
Added by Cara Rosner on February 20, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Continuing its commitment to service and social justice throughout the New Haven community, Black Student Alliance at Yale (BSAY) has renewed its “First Steps, Second Chances” campaign. BSAY will award a $1000 scholarship to a New Haven student that has either been
previously incarcerated or has a parent who has been or is currently
The application deadline is…Continue
Added by Maya Torain on February 19, 2013 at 5:19pm — No Comments
SEEKING someone interested in teaching an Environmental Science course at Norwalk Community College this summer (late May through June). Please have them contact Eric Gribin as soon as firstname.lastname@example.org@ncc.commnet.edu>.
Environmental Science - 4 credits
An introduction to the…
Added by Lee Cruz on February 19, 2013 at 4:43pm — No Comments
As we continue to learn about Women's Cardiac Health - CBS 19 brings us 2 mins 13 seconds of good, crisp information. We at OneWorld reinforce what our Women's Cardiovascular Health Program, done with Yale physicians, brought you recently: Do Not Smoke; Exercise Regularly and Eat Sensibly are critical actions to preventing heart problems for women. The short video from CBS 19 brings us good information about Women's Heart Attack Symptoms. Please see…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 18, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments
OneWorld Celebrates Black Musical Giants Who Have Left Us During Black History Month
Since Black History Month February 2013, began we have lost a few of our artistic giants. We lost Donald Byrd, the brilliant Jazz innovator died on Feb. 4, 2013; he was 80 years old. It saddens me that there were no official commemorations of his phenomenal artistic contributions. Byrd was a devoted educator and master jazz trumpeter…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 17, 2013 at 2:13am — No Comments
Men's Basketball Jersey Night
Friday, February 15th - 7pm vs. Cornell
Wear your favorite basketball jersey and get one (1) FREE General Admission Ticket!
Gymnastics Youth Day
Saturday, February 16th - Bulldog Invitational (1pm) vs. West Chester,…
Added by Karen King on February 14, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments
Leonard Cooper is Black, SMART and Handsome! For This Black History Month – PLEASE Share this with your children. Remind them daily that it is COOL to be Smart
IT IS SO VERY COOL TO BE SMART!
I had the sheer delight of watching this Jeopardy program last night! It was delightful. The towering Afro was refreshing to see.
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 13, 2013 at 9:44pm — No Comments
Every Year Thousands of Students Drop Out of High School Without Earning A Diploma.
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 11, 2013 at 11:55pm — No Comments
Your chance to talk with Access Health CT.
Interested in learning about the progress Access Health CT has been making? Curious how it will benefit you? Do you have questions you’d like to ask? Then come to a Healthy Chat event in your area!
Each Healthy Chat is an open forum. It’s your chance to meet and talk with Exchange CEO Kevin Counihan and other health care reform experts around the…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 11, 2013 at 10:16pm — No Comments
Watch Implementing the Affordable Care Act In CT on Comcast Channel 26, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, 7-8:00pm
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 7, 2013 at 2:37pm — No Comments
For this Black History Month CPTV is presenting a retrospective of the phenomenal mini series ROOTS. The series was based on the book by Alex Haley covering a 100 -year history of his family in America.
The CPTV event is using ROOTS as a backdrop to tell a larger story about the lives of African-Americans in America today. The lead role in ROOTS was played by Levar Burton, a young actor with no movies or even live theatrical…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 5, 2013 at 8:46pm — No Comments
FEB 1, 2013 IS WOMEN’S HEART HEALTH DAY. Learn more about Keeping Your Heart Healthy Today. Watch the video clip linked below, and visit the links listed.
• Heart Disease is the leading killer of women in the United States. Stress, lack of sleep and lack of exercise are three contributing factors.
• 1.5 million heart attacks occur in the United States each year with 500,000…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 1, 2013 at 11:27am — No Comments