New Haven CT- Cheryl Burack, Executive Director of Family Centered Services of CT has been selected to represent the CT Coalition for Child Development Education (CCCDE) at the 15th World Congress of the World Association for Mental Health in Prague, Czech Republic to be held May 29-June 2, 2016. Burack will be giving a Poster Presentation and discussion on behalf of the group and co-authors, Robert Margolies, Ph.D. and Janet Pozmantier, M.S.W.
The mission of… Continue
Added by Susan D'Orvilliers on March 31, 2016 at 3:00pm —
Tickets are available now for the 11th Annual Spring Cocktail Party & Auction to benefit Family Centered Services of CT on May 5, 2015 at Amarante’s in New Haven, CT.
Reverend Dr. Frederick “Jerry” Streets, nationally known for his research and work with victims of trauma will be speaking about leading and living “A Purpose Filled Life".
Doors open at 5:30 for the Auction Preview. Tickets to this sell-out event are $75.00 per person. Tables of 10 at… Continue
Added by Susan D'Orvilliers on March 31, 2016 at 2:30pm —
The Quinnipiac River is home to an array of aquatic plants and animals, as well as waterfowl like the white heron. Learn more about The Quinnipiac River at www.thequinnipiacriver.com
Grants Support Research into the Sources… Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 29, 2016 at 1:00pm —
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven announces The Great Give® 2016, The Foundation’s seventh community-wide online giving event to raise funds for local nonprofits serving Greater New Haven. Over a 36-hour period from May 3 at 8:00 am to May 4 at 8:00 pm, gifts made to over 400… Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 29, 2016 at 11:30am —
AREA NONPROFITS INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN 36-HR ONLINE GIVING CAMPAIGN
Thousands of dollars in prizes available; Registration required by April 1, 2016
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest… Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 24, 2016 at 10:40am —
As a nonprofit, community based dance school, New Haven Ballet (NHB) offers classical ballet training to a many throughout the City of New Haven.
“We provide the highest caliber of classical ballet training in the region,” says Artistic Director Lisa… Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 24, 2016 at 10:30am —
Board member recruitment is never an easy task. But let's say your nonprofit is successful in identifying a candidate, is the criteria for selection singularly a set of skills, knowledge, expertise and lens that make the candidate the "right" fit? I would propose there to be one more element: passion for mission. And how to measure or determine passion? While action (lots of experience or knowledge about the mission is an indicator of passion, I pose that the candidate's understanding of the… Continue
Added by Mike Burns on March 23, 2016 at 9:02am —
Less than a decade ago, before the dramatic and sadly increasing disparity between "the haves" and "the have-nots" (now an issue in the presidential campaign), luxury brands typically dispersed their giving to a wide range of nonprofits: culture, education, health and a range of social service organizations all doing good in many creative and altruistic ways. The luxury brands that gave, a generous percentage of their marketing budgets did little to promote (many thought “tout”) their good… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on March 21, 2016 at 5:02pm —
Are you a good listener who enjoys being with other people? Have you been looking for a way to have an impact on someone else’s life? If so, please consider becoming a volunteer for Regional Hospice and Home Care.
Hospice Volunteers are needed in the New Haven area as Regional Hospice and Home Care expands its services becoming the exclusive hospice provider at the Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven.…
Added by Michelle Traub on March 18, 2016 at 10:06am —
Naugatuck Valley Community College Nursing Class of 2016. Photo courtesy of CT League for Nursing.
There are a myriad of different options when choosing a nursing career and the Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) is ready and available to help individuals make informed decisions about their futures.
For over 10 years the CLN has published a guide to nursing education and professional development. That spiral bound document is now available online at…
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 17, 2016 at 9:44am —
The Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) is seeking an experienced nonprofit leader with a passion for human rights to lead this well respected and impactful organization. One of the oldest women's rights organizations in the country, CWEALF provides free legal education and advocacy services to women throughout Connecticut, advances equal rights policy issues through legislative advocacy, convenes and leads numerous statewide and national coalitions,… Continue
Added by Catherine Bradshaw on March 15, 2016 at 12:16pm —
THIS IS A CALL TO ACTION AGAINST The GOP'S
DISGRACEFUL CONDUCT: GOP SENATORS ACTING LIKE THUGS
• Donald Trump is not the only Republican espousing violence against those who oppose him.…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 14, 2016 at 12:00am —
"She was their landlord and she raised the rent," he said. "There's nothing illegal about that." This is the attorney's response for his client facing federal prosecution for stealing or misappropriating federal dollars. Not illegal? Not a violation of the fiduciary duty of care (self-dealing and conflict of interest)? I beg to strongly differ that, the list of harm the accused has done against her health…
Added by Mike Burns on March 11, 2016 at 11:34am —
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The article linked below is posted in the New Haven Independent. It's difficult to capture in a relatively short article all that is said during more than two hours of intense conversation. We hope that when the 1-hr program airs on television viewers will get a better understanding of exactly what the educators are… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 11, 2016 at 11:00am —
This post is for anyone interested in understanding what is happening in America in 2016. If you are a student, a local politician, a social worker, and educator, and particularly if you are interested in understanding what has happened and is happening to black people in the media, particularly at MSNBC, YOU ARE INVITED TO READ THIS BLOG in its entirety. It's by Columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo and It's titled:… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 11, 2016 at 1:59am —
The Whitney Water Center is celebrating 25 years of environmental education this year. Those 25 years would not have been possible without the support of teachers. In recognition of your support, the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority is offering five $500 mini-grants to help support science teaching in our region.
This program is designed to provide mini-grants to teachers who have participated in Whitney Water Center… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on March 10, 2016 at 2:32pm —
For the past two decades, John Padilla’s career has centered on helping people rise out of poverty by connecting them to jobs. His success has earned him the reputation among government and nonprofit leaders around the state and country as a go-to expert on what works and what doesn’t when it comes to employment services and workforce development.
"No matter where you go in life, you have to get involved and give back. That’s our… Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 10, 2016 at 11:51am —
|Photo courtesy of FISH of Greater New Haven Inc.
Volunteers for FISH of Greater New Haven Inc. deliver free bags of food to more than 1,100 homebound individuals in New Haven and surrounding areas every month. This includes 350 families, 75% of which include elderly and children.
“We deliver to people who are homebound or going through some type of hardship,” says FISH… Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 10, 2016 at 11:35am —
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to area nonprofits, invites local nonprofits to participate in The Great Give® 2016.
Participating nonprofits can earn special prizes in addition… Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 9, 2016 at 4:10pm —
Mrs. Joseph Sheffield, in the picture, was the first President of the all women Board of Managers of the Home For the Friendless, now known as Mary Wade Home. The Home began in 1866, following the Civil War, when a group of ladies representing the Churches of New Haven, were inspired to begin a program to aid women and children. A parcel of property was acquired at 118… Continue
Added by David V. Hunter on March 8, 2016 at 2:16pm —