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March 2015 Blog Posts (27)

Call To Action: Help Teenagers Build Passion-Driven Projects!

Dear GNH Community:

We need your inspiring energy and help *this* Saturday to support 120 high school students in building 75 Future Projects (projects that put their passions and dreams for themselves and the world into action!)

We need volunteers to work 1:1 with students to help move their projects forward! Each student will come with a list of 10 action items they have chosen to complete. It might look like helping them prepare their own workshop, write a…


Added by Sarah Tankoos on March 4, 2015 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Convening with Felicia Escobar, Special Assistant to the President for Immigration Policy


What It Can Mean for Greater New Haven

Join The Community Foundation for a discussion with …


Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 4, 2015 at 11:05am — No Comments

Police Routinely Violate Rights Of Blacks in Ferguson

According to a report published in today's New York Times (online 3/3/15)

"Police Routinely Violate Rights Of Blacks in Ferguson."

For those who might not have an online account, the entire report is posted below.  The highlights and color emphasis were added by OneWorld. Take a…


Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 3, 2015 at 11:17pm — 1 Comment

FHCHC Hiring: Chief Financial Officer

Outstanding healthcare opportunity! Fair Haven Community Health Center is a leader in health care in Connecticut.  We are proud to have a diverse and motivated team of professionals who are constantly seeking ways to enhance and improve the health and well-being of all patients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include the overall administration of internal accounting and…

Added by Chelsea Duckwall on March 2, 2015 at 11:58am — No Comments

Phony Legal Attack on Health Care (ACA) NY TIMES Editorial

The 11 million plus Americans (their families and loved ones) now have health care because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Every responsible and caring American should read this New York Times Editorial Board article, and try to follow what is happening in the Supreme Court with this law suit. We the citizens need to be attentive to this CIVIC ISSUE; it is critically important.  We live in a democracy; we need to be involved…


Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 2, 2015 at 3:14am — No Comments

EBOLA IN THE USA – Nurse Plans to Sue Hospital

"Ebola nurse to sue Dallas hospital parent company over training, privacy concerns."  

"Experimental drugs and special care helped make Nina Pham Ebola free. But today she fears she may never escape the deadly disease.

The 26-year-old nurse says she has nightmares, body aches and insomnia as a result of contracting the disease from a patient she…


Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 2, 2015 at 1:02am — No Comments

Medicating Women’s Feelings - The Role of Anti-Anxiety Meds


Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 1, 2015 at 12:17am — 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

This Year, Small Business Saturday Means More Than Ever

As we head toward Small Business Saturday, we are highlighting some of the inspiring entrepreneurs we’ve met this year. For them, it’s not just a business: it’s who they are and what they dream of.

Chicago’s Little Village Florist and Event Planning Business is Expecting Growth, Even During the Pandemic

On 26th Street, in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, bustling storefronts serve the community’s Mexican immigrant population and attract customers from all over the city and suburbs. Many of them visit La Orquidea, a florist and event planning business that is planning for growth, even in the midst of the pandemic.

In Detroit, Attractive Workforce Housing for Families Replaces a Vacant, Dilapidated Structure

What gains can be made at the intersection of art, housing and community development? In Detroit, developers are building a new workforce housing project that not only meets the needs of moderate-income families, but also incorporates an art gallery and other commercial space that contributes to the health of the surrounding area. LISC is proud to help finance this important effort.

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