Greetings to All,
Usually I speak to the fact Grove Street Cemetery is starting to bud with the idea of Spring and come in an just enjoy a "walk-about" whenever.
But now I would like to endorse another walk - The Connecticut Autism Walk. It is a wonderful walk to assist in the curing of this disease. This year the walk will be on May… Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on March 29, 2015 at 6:30pm —
A great deal has been going on in New Haven in the past several days. As usual, the New Haven Independent has captured much of it in words, pictures and videos.
Mayor Toni Harp stepped into the NHPD situation and says: Cops being investigated should be benched until the investigation is completed. This is par for the course; why didn’t it happen in this case? The images and the article in the New Haven Independent… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 25, 2015 at 6:24pm —
Ovarian Cancer Awareness, Information and Action Save Lives. Angelina Jolie Pitt has written an enlightening article; it is more potent because it is about her own life and experience. It has a great deal to do with family history and the role of genetics in certain types of cancers. It emphasizes the importance of awareness, education and vigilance; and the importance of being knowledgeable and using your knowledge proactively. … Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 25, 2015 at 11:07am —
Elm City Montessori School (ECMS) is New Haven’s first public Montessori school designed to serve students ages 3- 13. The school opened in the fall of 2014 as Connecticut’s only local charter school.
We seek a visionary Executive Director committed to Montessori as a vehicle for social justice to work with our Principal and Board in establishing Montessori as an… Continue
Added by Mira C Debs on March 24, 2015 at 3:53pm —
I have framed these stages to be akin to human developmental stages: infancy, juvenile, adolescence and maturity. My study suggests that boards in their infancy and early juvenile stages tend to pay more attention to operations and management (often being operations and management) and when past this, begin…
Added by Mike Burns on March 23, 2015 at 2:02pm —
This Development Officer builds and stewards relationships with high net-worth donors and prospects, as well as manage employee giving campaigns primarily in the higher education and legal industry communities in the greater New Haven area. This position also represents United Way at corporate and community functions and recruits volunteers to provide support for initiatives specific to the higher education and legal industry communities.
Added by Kathleen Crisafi on March 23, 2015 at 1:15pm —
More than 300,000 women and girls are raped, assaulted and abused in USA annually.
This number does not include those who are emotionally, psychologically and verbally abused daily. It does not include those who are coerced, intimidated, financially deprived and isolated from family.…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 20, 2015 at 6:19pm —
In 2013, New Haven was designated one of the nation's first urban wildlife refuges. With support for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Audubon Connecticut, and many other funders and partners, New Haven has been creating oases for people and wildlife at locations across the city. Now, we are seeking two more sites for restoration efforts. Do you know a corner of our city that needs to be turned into an urban oasis?
Click on the RFP below to learn more and apply!…
Added by Joel Tolman on March 20, 2015 at 5:36pm —
The Quinnipiac River Watershed Based Plan identifies priority issues for the watershed and provides recommendations to address them.
Although advances and upgrades in wastewater treatment have improved water quality over the past several decades, the water quality of much of the Quinnipiac River and its tributaries remains poor as a result of elevated levels of bacteria and impairments to aquatic… Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 18, 2015 at 3:00pm —
In 2015, Serena Williams, First Rate Tennis Champion, and Proud African American, Rises Above the 2001 Fray of Venomous Bigotry, which was directed at her and her family, at the Indian Wells Tennis Tournament in California.
And in 2015, when so many areas in America are in racial turmoil, she returned to the Indian Wells Tennis Tournament. Just to be certain she would be safe, security guards were… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 15, 2015 at 1:13am —
Violence Against Women Is a Chronic and Insidious Problem.
Prevention is Better Than Cure
Recognize Warning Signs of Domestic Violence and How to PREVENT IT!
OneWorld has been working on this issue for years.
We are pleased to see a Face Book post by… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 13, 2015 at 1:41am —
The board of the Interfaith Housing Development Corporation of Bucks County (PA) has pretty much taken…
Added by Mike Burns on March 12, 2015 at 1:36pm —
IRIS- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services
Operations and Finance Director
IRIS – Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (www.irisct.org), a dynamic nonprofit organization in New Haven CT, has an immediate opening for the full-time position of Operations and Finance Director. IRIS… Continue
Added by Kelly Hebrank on March 10, 2015 at 6:04pm —
City Seeks More From Homeless Providers by Paul Bass | Mar 9, 2015 12:57 pm.
"The Harp administration put out an annual call for bidders to help house the homeless — with a caveat that they also help link people to jobs and health care. The call came in the form… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 9, 2015 at 4:07pm —
Greetings To All,
Well, Grove Street Cemetery has been truly asleep this past two months. But hopefully we will be seeing a wonderful spring thaw very soon.…
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on March 9, 2015 at 11:04am —
Being Better off is Still Not Being Equal; that is what is happening in Selma in 2015. Imagine: "It took over 35 years to dislodge Joseph T. Smitherman, who was mayor of Selma on March 7, 1965, the day known as Bloody Sunday, when lawmen disrupted the first attempted Selma-to-Montgomery march, brutally attacking peaceful demonstrators."
"Some progress has been made in the justice system, though real… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 8, 2015 at 2:57am —
All Our Kin seeks a dynamic social entrepreneur to maximize the effectiveness and impact of its New Haven operations. This role requires exceptional leadership, management and critical thinking. Reporting directly to the leadership team, the Director of All Our Kin-New Haven leads a high-performing staff in transforming the quality and sustainability of early childhood education in New Haven and the region.
Key responsibilities include: Continue
Added by Jessica Sager on March 6, 2015 at 3:00pm —
All Our Kin seeks a Full-Time Quality Program Director to begin immediately after hire. The Quality Program Director will design and coordinate All Our Kin’s Quality Showcase Program, which aims to support quality enhancements in family child care programs. The Quality Showcase Program will significantly enhance the quality of family child care in New Haven by providing training, technical support, quality enhancement funds, and tangible incentives for improvement. … Continue
Added by Jessica Sager on March 6, 2015 at 3:00pm —
How Men Can Succeed in the Boardroom and the Bedroom
IT’S easy to see how women benefit from equality — more leadership positions, better pay at work and more support at home. Men may fear that as women do better, they will do worse. But the surprising truth is that equality is good for men, too.…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 6, 2015 at 12:40am —
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… Continue
Added by Sarah Tankoos on March 4, 2015 at 2:26pm —