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March 2010 Blog Posts (17)

Community Alliance for Youth Sports (CAYS) is looking for a new logo and want youth to create it!



see flier for more details and the entry form:…

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 30, 2010 at 11:46am — No Comments

Full Scholarship for High School Students: math, physics, Chemistry, Biology, Earth Sci or Computer Sci

http://southernct.edu/pathways/links/

The PAcE scholarship program is for students studying in

  • Math
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Earth Science
  • Computer Science

Educators can sign up for classroom visits, math/science presentations and other

resources at the CRISP Education and Outreach site.

PAcE is supported by a grant from the…

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 30, 2010 at 10:14am — No Comments

Computers at great prices and much more for Nonprofits: Techsoup

Register at www.techsoup.org for more information and details.

This refurbished desktop computer has a Pentium 4 processor, the Windows XP Professional operating system, and the Microsoft Office 2003 Standard office suite. The keyboard and mouse are new, not refurbished. A monitor is not included. Monitors must be obtained separately, either from RCI or from other sources.

The computer will meet or exceed these…

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 29, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Latest News on the New Haven ProTeen Center

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Added by Todd Foster on March 27, 2010 at 4:24pm — No Comments

Nonprofit Coach - Temporary Position Available

Temporary position (20 to 25 hours per week)

Duration: April through October 2010



OBJECTIVE: To assist The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven in the comprehensive gathering and organization of detailed data on nonprofit organizations in the Foundation’s twenty town service area.



Job…

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 25, 2010 at 10:15am — No Comments

Community Mediation Seeking 2 African American, 2 Spanish Speak bilingual Adults for Important Collaboration\Training

Community Mediation, Inc. needs to recruit two African American adults and two Spanish speaking bilingual adults to take the upcoming Facilitator Training April 12, 13, 24, from 5pm to 9pm. Collaborating with the Housing Authority, those having taken the training will provide facilitated dialogues for parents at two housing sites (Quinnipiac Terrace and Village West). A range of concerns will be addressed,…

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 19, 2010 at 11:34am — No Comments

Children and Long-term Economic Viability are the Victims of this Budget Bomb - Htf. Courant reports

Another Social Service Agency Hit By Budget Bomb - Courant.com http://shar.es/mWzlb

Hartford Courant

Helen Ubiñas



March 18, 2010



I probably should have done what a colleague suggested and asked Dr.Mark Mitchell if he had an inhaler handy.



But I figured it was best to just break the bad news to him.



"You're not getting the money," I told the president of the Connecticut Coalition for…

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 18, 2010 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Youth Rights Media seeks an Executive Director.

The Executive Director must be a visionary and engaging leader, an experienced manager, and deeply committed to young people’s growth and development. YRM is a small, lean organization where all staff play a direct, hands-on role. The Executive Director must excel at balancing multiple tasks, including internal management of the staff and programs, external relationships with key stakeholders,…

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 17, 2010 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Resource you can use: Sending and Managing files on the Internet



It has happen too many of us, you have a document -- picture(s) or a spreadsheet you would like to share over email and come to find out that the file(s) are too big and can not be emailed or…

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 16, 2010 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Questions or comments about SNAP? Join us!

My day job at CAHS is doing SNAP outreach in the GNH area. Part of what we do is hosting a quarterly meeting with DSS to get policy updates and talk with them about things are working (or not working).


Do you want to know what is going on? Have questions or complaints for DSS? Come to the next meeting! The good people at Junta are hosting us this time - we promise to have some pizza. Please RSVP here…
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Added by Roger Senserrich - CAHS on March 15, 2010 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Change New Haven for the Better, Now and for the Next Generation

What is Google Fiber?

It is an project by Google that will make Internet access better and faster. You will have broadband internet at home and at work 100 times faster then what is available today. This will be done in an open network at competitive prices.

You…
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Added by Lee Cruz on March 14, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Strategic Leadership Staffing: Why & How Succession Planning Matters

A 90-Minute Audio Conference Scheduled for:

March 18, 2010, 2:00 - 3:30PM Eastern …

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 11, 2010 at 6:11pm — No Comments

UWGNH announces move, offers furniture to Nonprofits

UWGNH Furniture Donations.xls

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 11, 2010 at 2:45pm — No Comments

'Take 10' Challenge CENSUS 2010



"Take 10 Minutes" to complete and mail back the 2010 Census Forms. Partners are asked to motivate your constituents, clients and customers to do just that. Your support of the 2010 Census is instrumental in inspiring people to fill out and mail back their census forms in a timely manner.

Here is THE TOOL to motivate your constituents an interactive, map-based,…

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 2, 2010 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Director Sought for Community Leadership Opportunity

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (The Foundation) is launching a multi-pronged, multi-year initiative designed to enhance levels of student achievement in the New Haven Public Schools. The Foundation is seeking to hire an…

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Added by Lee Cruz on March 2, 2010 at 7:39am — No Comments

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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.

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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

Home for the Holidays, and for Good

This is the story of Michael Elliot, who was homeless and fighting cancer when his life took a sharp turn for the better. Through a unique partnership with ProMedica Health in Toledo, where he was receiving treatment, Elliot was introduced to a LISC Financial Opportunity Center. There, he worked with a financial coach, who helped him secure a safe, affordable apartment and even begin saving money—all within a few months. Said Elliot, “It’s the greatest thing in the world that I have a place to call home.”

Kindling Hope in a Chicago Neighborhood

You can feel the change, say residents. Police data show it, too. In just one year, crime and violence have dropped precipitously in Englewood, a Chicago neighborhood where LISC has long partnered with local leaders, according to an article in the Chicago Tribune. How did it change? A concerted mix of strategic policing and community engagement, says Julia Ryan, LISC’s VP for health & safety—the very approach LISC supports in Englewood and dozens of communities across the country.

LISC Pledges New Commitment to Health

LISC has invested deeply in the health and wellbeing of people in the places where we work for 40 years. But we’re upping the ante. President and CEO Maurice Jones calls partners to join us in upending health disparities through tailored investments in communities, and designing a plan to assess the health outcomes of our broad work in economic development, housing, safety and financial stability.

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