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TUESDAY 3/3/21: What You Need Know About the Vaccine and COVID-19

Dear New Haven and Area Neighbors, Colleagues, Providers, Parents, Caregivers, Healers, Epidemiologists, Community Health Workers, Health Activists/Advocates, Movers & Shakers:

Tomorrow 3/3/21 at 5:30pm, the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI) is hosting its first Virtual Town Hall on COVID vaccination, “What You Need Know About the Vaccine and COVID-19” highlighting the importance of Black and Latinx communities getting vaccinated.

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Added by Ann Greene on March 2, 2021 at 7:13pm — No Comments

'Voices of Local Leaders' interview series - episode 1: Leslie Long

Welcome to the first season of Voices of Local Leaders, an interview series created by the Science Yourself initiative to promote and recognize the efforts of professionals and community members of the greater New Haven area. These leaders and their local initiatives value factual information, science literacy and critical thinking as the fundamental base for advancements in…

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Added by Gustavo Requena Santos on March 2, 2021 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Are you passionate and organized to help coordinate the exit side of the system to end homelessness in our region?

Job Opening:  Coordinated Access Network (CAN) Housing Coordinator



We Love What Makes You Unique

Your perspective fuels our mission-driven work at United Way of Greater New Haven. We are

committed to building a team that is inclusive across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and

lived experience. As a team, we are also committed to addressing systemic racism and injustice

in our community, our partnerships, and our…

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Added by Kathleen Crisafi on March 1, 2021 at 11:00am — No Comments

Are you a “dot-connector” of information, ideas, and people?

Job Opening:  Community Impact Manager, Knowledge Management



We Love What Makes You Unique

Your perspective fuels our mission-driven work at United Way of Greater New Haven. We are

committed to building a team that is inclusive across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and

lived experience. As a team, we are also committed to addressing systemic racism and injustice

in our community, our partnerships, and our practices.



Who…

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Added by Kathleen Crisafi on March 1, 2021 at 10:51am — No Comments

Looking for a Staff Accountant!

We Love What Makes You Unique

Your perspective fuels our mission-driven work at United Way of Greater New Haven. We are

committed to building a team that is inclusive across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and lived

experience. As a team, we are also committed to addressing systemic racism and injustice in our

community, our partnerships, and our practices.



Who We Are Looking For

Do you enjoy accounting and being part…

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Added by Kathleen Crisafi on March 1, 2021 at 10:41am — No Comments

United Way of Greater New Haven - Job Opportunities!

United Way of Greater New Haven has several opportunities to join its team!  Please share widely and help connect us with great people who will have the chance to make a positive difference in our community.     

Community Impact Manager, Financial Stability

Are you a passionate advocate for building equitable economic change in…

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Added by Aly Fox on March 1, 2021 at 8:26am — No Comments

Can Giving Circles Democratize Philanthropy? - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

February 16, 2021…
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Added by Lee Cruz on February 26, 2021 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Policy brief outlines the health effects of extreme heat in Connecticut and recommendations to address it

This report tracks 19 indicators related to climate change and health in Connecticut. Its purpose is to

inform policymakers, health professionals, advocates, and residents about the impact of climate change, now

and in the future, on human health in Connecticut. The indicators have been developed using publicly available

data from state and federal agencies, peer-reviewed literature, and medical associations. Where possible,

we directly track trends…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 26, 2021 at 10:25am — No Comments

Protecting Lives, Saving Dollars: The Positive Fiscal Impact of Ending Isolation

Experts across the nation agree that the economic costs of isolated confinement1 are significant, during and after an individual’s incarceration.2 Isolating individuals leads to more violent incidents inside prisons, which results in higher medical and staffing costs; the medical toll of isolated confinement also translates to higher community medical costs. Individuals who are subjected to prolonged isolation are more likely to return to prison and less likely to be released on…

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Added by Stop Solitary CT on February 25, 2021 at 1:47pm — No Comments

BIRTH MOTHERS NEEDED BY 3/1/21: Birth in the Time of COVID-19

To New Haven and Area Neighbors, Colleagues, Birth Mothers, Fathers, Grandparents, Community Health Workers, Midwives, Doulas, Family Medicine, Ob/Gyn and Pediatric Providers, Maternal and Child Health Activists/Advocates, Movers & Shakers:

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Added by Ann Greene on February 25, 2021 at 12:31pm — No Comments

New Haven Physician, Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, is prioritizing health equity from the White House

New Haven Physician and Community Foundation for Greater New Haven Vice-Chair , Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, is prioritizing health equity from the White House

Source: NBCNews website



The head of the White House's Covid-19 health equity task force sees a monumental challenge in front of her as…
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Added by Lee Cruz on February 24, 2021 at 9:45am — No Comments

Fair Haven Community Health Care Offers COVID-19 Vaccines

Since the end of December 2020, Fair Haven Community Health Care has been on the front lines making sure that our patients and community receive the COVID vaccine. We are now offering appointments for the COVID vaccine to all those deemed currently eligible by the CT State Guidelines.

 

Eligibility

You can …

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Added by Katie Prota on February 23, 2021 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day. Give a Family Cash, and You Feed Them for…a While

(Photo by Unsplash/Vu Nguyen)

In the early 2010s, GiveDirectly gave the…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 18, 2021 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Beyond the Pandemic: If Colonialism Is the Disease, Are Reparations the Cure?

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February 11,…
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Added by Lee Cruz on February 17, 2021 at 6:44pm — No Comments

The Voting Rights Act Hangs by a Thread - The Atlantic

This article was published online on February 11, 2021.

I. To My Mother

you were born on July 9, 1964, in Greenwood, Mississippi, delivered into the cradle of white supremacy. Listening to the stories of terror and hope woven into the story of your birth used to frighten me. The year before you entered the world, white supremacists were blocking food aid to Greenwood, trying to starve Black…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 17, 2021 at 5:39pm — No Comments

Find Your Next Great Career Opportunity at Continuum of Care

Continuum of Care, Inc. is a not for profit organization serving adults diagnosed with mental illness, (such as major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder [OCD], post-traumatic stress disorder [PTSD], borderline personality disorder, etc.) or severe developmental and intellectual…

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Added by Continuum of Care, Inc. on February 12, 2021 at 11:45am — No Comments

Mixed-Media Sculptor Meg Bloom Shows its Buried in the Bones

Artists are the torchbearers of our time, the ones who are processing and interpreting all of the upheaval, and shining a light into the dark corners of how to find meaning in all of it. Mixed-media sculptor Meg Bloom is one such artist, which you will discover in her exhibit BURIED IN THE BONES, on view at City Gallery from February 6 - 28, with an opportunity to Meet the Artist on…

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Added by Jen Payne on February 9, 2021 at 4:45am — No Comments

State to close only ‘supermax’ prison, Northern Correctional Institution

Northern Correctional Institution, the state’s controversial “supermax” prison located in Somers, will close by July 1, sources said Monday.

The closure is not a surprise...

https://ctmirror.org/2021/02/08/state-to-close-only-supermax-prison-northern-correctional-institution/

Added by Lee Cruz on February 8, 2021 at 1:56pm — No Comments

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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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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Rethinking Ways to Get Capital to Small Businesses

The pandemic has prodded state and local governments to think hard and act quickly to move public money into shoring up the small business sector. An article in Next City looks at how new public-private partnerships—particularly ones engaging CDFIs, like the LISC-managed NY Forward Loan Fund—are paving the way to make equitable small business development part of a new normal.

Partnership Means Being Prepared

In the era of Covid-19, connected ecosystems are paying off for small businesses struggling to keep their doors open. Which proves just how critical LISC’s ongoing work to build relationships that support economic development really is, in times of crisis and beyond.

For Six Years Running, LISC is Recognized as an ImpactAssets 50

LISC has been named one of the ImpactAssets 50, a who’s-who of fund managers dedicated to creating positive social and environmental impact. LISC is one of seven community development financial institutions (CDFIs) that were selected for this year’s IA 50, reflecting the critical role CDFIs have played during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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