nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
Fixing Fathers, Inc., held its annual Fishing with Dads event Aug. 31 at Beaver Pond Park, New Haven. Parents and their children were treated to a two-hour informative training session, facilitated by Doreen Abubaker and Loreen Lawrence who are certified instructors for CT Aquatic Resource Education. The families learned about various fish (brook trout,…Continue
Added by DAVID ASBERY on September 17, 2019 at 7:06am — No Comments
Excited to bring our community together on Sept 25 for a half-day Convening on Creating a Future of Opportunity Through Inclusive Growth. Learn more about the event and speakers at www.cfgnh.org/2019convening. #InclusiveGrowth #GNHOpportunity
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 15, 2019 at 10:59pm — No Comments
The two following positions are available with Project Access and New Haven Healthy Start:
Community Health Worker: https://jobs.ynhhs.org/jobs/4560204-community-health-worker
Patient Navigator: https://jobs.ynhhs.org/jobs/4559085-patient-navigator
Apply directly on the Yale New Haven Health webpage for anyone…Continue
Added by New Haven Healthy Start on September 10, 2019 at 10:00am — No Comments
According to the psychologist Peter Gray, children today are more depressed than they were during the Great Depression and more anxious than they were at the height of the Cold War. A 2019 study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology found that between 2009 and 2017, rates of depression rose by more than 60 percent among those ages 14 to…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 4, 2019 at 1:01pm — No Comments
The home page of New Haven Legal Assistance Association (LAA) states in bold letters:
“It is illegal for someone to be treated differently because of their immigration status, national origin, or religion.”
Despite the law, attorneys at LAA see employers repeatedly fail to pay…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 29, 2019 at 9:31am — No Comments
In the summer of 1987, I graduated from a public high school in Austin, Texas, and headed northeast to attend Yale. I then spent nearly 15 years studying at various universities—the London School of Economics, the University of Oxford, Harvard, and finally Yale Law School—picking up a string of degrees along the way. Today, I teach at Yale Law, where my students unnervingly resemble my younger self: They are, overwhelmingly, products of professional…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 22, 2019 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Building Affordable Housing and Stabilizing Neighborhoods Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven has a long history of reversing blight and stabilizing neighborhoods as it builds and renovates homes for low-income families. Its work has focused on people with specific barriers, including veterans and people with histories…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 22, 2019 at 12:50pm — No Comments
Added by Lee Cruz on August 14, 2019 at 11:27am — No Comments
When one mentions the name Bryan Stevenson in social and criminal justice spaces, it is met with reverence and respect.
Stevenson, 59, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative based in Montgomery, Alabama, has been in the trenches and at the front lines in the fight against the death penalty. He has argued five cases before the United States Supreme Court and, through EJI, has won reversals, relief or release from…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 13, 2019 at 2:07pm — No Comments
Are you looking for a bank account that works for you? Are you tired of surprise fees? These accounts are safe and affordable because they have no overdraft fees, no minimum balances, and a low or no monthly cost.Continue
Added by Samantha Savvidou on August 5, 2019 at 5:30pm — No Comments
The Community Action Agency of New Haven has an eight-week program called "The Father F.A.C.T.O.R." The program is aimed at strengthening families while building a network of resources for fathers.
Added by DAVID ASBERY on August 2, 2019 at 1:40pm — No Comments
Rosco Shiefield Jr. is a father of 13 who loves the game of chess. Today he talks about some of the trials and tribulations of having a large family, and how he has incorporated the game of chess to help him through the hard times that life sometimes throws at you. What is so cool about this father of 13, is that his love for family is so evident and clear, and given the opportunity, he wouldn't change one damn thing. I learned so much from this man, this superhero father, and I sure…Continue
Added by DAVID ASBERY on August 2, 2019 at 1:31pm — No Comments
Added by DAVID ASBERY on August 2, 2019 at 1:28pm — No Comments
I would like to thank the Inner City News paper for the ad. I am meeting so many wonderful parents and kids who are interested in playing the game of chess. If you live in Hamden or New Haven and you have/know a child (ages 8 - 16) please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for a FREE chess set.
Added by DAVID ASBERY on August 2, 2019 at 1:24pm — No Comments
Added by Lee Cruz on August 2, 2019 at 12:50pm — No Comments
Fixing Fathers and mettle entertainment group would like to thank everyone who has help to make our trip to the Malcolm Bernard HBCU College Fair a huge success. In 2016 we started out with 20 students. We had so much room on the bus that we actually wondered if it was worth it. Then in 2017 our bus was filled to capacity, and in 2018 with the help of the…Continue
Added by DAVID ASBERY on August 1, 2019 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The New Haven Early Childhood Department still has openings for students in the PreKindergarten.
If you meet these criteria call 475-220-1463 for information about available free and low cost Pre-K programs.
Added by Lee Cruz on August 1, 2019 at 4:15pm — No Comments
An individual’s zip code is more predictive of her health than her genetic code, but it’s not just zip code data that can help tackle social determinants of health...…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 29, 2019 at 1:18pm — No Comments
We’ve been told that facts have lost their power, that debunking lies only makes them stronger, and that the internet divides us. Don’t believe any of it...
Added by Lee Cruz on July 23, 2019 at 4:13pm — No Comments
During the summer months, children who depend on school breakfasts and lunches are at risk of going hungry. Local food policy advocates have teamed up with End Hunger Connecticut! to make sure that doesn’t happen in and around New Haven.
New Haven’s and Hamden’s Free Summer Meals Program has kicked off with more than 70 meal sites at…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 18, 2019 at 3:40pm — No Comments