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Hire an EMERGE Crew for your outdoor spring project!

EMERGE Connecticut, Inc., is a New Haven based nonprofit Social Enterprise that operates a Transitional Employment Program for formerly incarcerated returning residents.  We are a certified Home Improvement Contractor with the ability to hire our “crew members,” as paid employees while simultaneously providing enhanced program and…


Added by Alden Woodcock on April 7, 2020 at 9:20am — No Comments

Volunteer at home

There is a huge untapped resource for combating COVID-19, and it is growing just as fast as the pandemic. I encourage nonprofits to create opportunities for people to help the work you do without having to leave their home. To help promote the idea I have created a Website at, which is free for anybody to use or emulate. The "VIP" stands for…


Added by Joel Marks on April 1, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Pills2Me: Free home medication delivery for the elderly and vulnerable (Looking for patients and volunteer drivers) Sign up at!

Pills2Me ( is a brand new initiative that hopes to promote public health and prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Pills2Me’s mission is to offer same day delivery for prescription meds to patients who are elderly and vulnerable. We hope to help increase social distancing and to help people during these difficult times. We’re looking to hire volunteers from New Haven, CT and local cities in the area who are…


Added by Pills2Me on March 27, 2020 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Guide for Food Distribution to ensure safety for all

Safety Precautions for Food Distribution, Staff and Volunteers from the Department of Health of the City of New Haven



Spanish: Guía de Precauciones para organización distribuyendo…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 27, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Bridge Loans for Nonprofits Available

Attention: nonprofits of up to 100 employees are eligible for 0% loans of up to 75K for operating expenses under the Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan Program program. Applications are first come, first serve. Apply here:

Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 26, 2020 at 8:33am — No Comments

UPDATED: Directory of Local Resource Pages in Response to Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Changes Log: send suggestions, additions or updates to:

- added NH Schools announcement regarding change to the schedule of food distribution.

- added Clifford Beers telehealth phone number under Urgent Needs. They are accepting referrals focus on children\families in need of support. 

- moved…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 25, 2020 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

IMPORTANT: YNHH Info for Undocumented Area Residents

Please download and post this important information in English and Spanish from Yale New Haven Hospital for members of our community who are undocumented. This is a printable 11 by 17 inch poster. For example, I plan to print and post on Grand Avenue,  at local restaurants, pharmacies and the supermarket in the Fair Haven section of New Haven. Where can you circulate this information?

Favor de distribuir esta información MUY importante de parte del hospital Yale New Haven para…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 23, 2020 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Pregnant and Worried Amid COVID-19?

Pregnant and Worried Amid COVID-19?


Added by Lee Cruz on March 22, 2020 at 10:42pm — No Comments

IMPORTANT Notice: Foreclosures and Evictions

Foreclosures and Evictions

This week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) authorized the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an…

Added by Lee Cruz on March 22, 2020 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Clifford Beers Clinic is committed to helping our families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are committed to helping our families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Your health, wellness and quality of life is our top priority.  

Amidst the uncertainty of COVID-19 (coronavirus) we want to provide you with the following…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 21, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Community Foundation to Make Available More Than $2 million in Funding for COVID-19

March 20, 2020 (New Haven, CT): Calling the impacts of COVID-19 “an unprecedented crisis for our local nonprofit sector and the people it serves,” Community Foundation for Greater New Haven President Will Ginsberg announced today a series of extraordinary steps that The Foundation is taking to address the extraordinary challenges that the sector is facing.

The Community Foundation has been in communication with many local nonprofits over the last several weeks…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 20, 2020 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center: Caregiving in a time of Coronavirus

Caregiving in a time of Coronavirus

A message from your Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

We are addressing this to all the family members and friends who provide care for persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and similar dementias. The care you provide is always vital to the quality of life and well-being of that person. The Novel…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 19, 2020 at 3:21pm — No Comments

New Haven Public School Survey: Student Access to Technology

Important Messages


Added by Lee Cruz on March 19, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

What can we learn from a junior at Yale who amassed 1,300 volunteers in 72 hours to deliver groceries and medicine to vulnerable New Yorkers during the coronavirus outbreak

MAR 18, 2020 …

Added by Lee Cruz on March 19, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

From the editors of NPQ: An Appeal to Congress to Include Nonprofits in Packages for Relief and Stimulus

Why Nonprofits Must Be Included in a COVID-19 Relief and Economic Stimulus Package

Circulate to your advocates and…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 19, 2020 at 9:39am — No Comments


Universal Health Care Foundation of CT

Added by Lee Cruz on March 18, 2020 at 7:00pm — No Comments

City of New Haven Launches COVID-19 Website

The city has launched a new website focused entirely on the local impact of the COVID-19 impact.

The site is dubbed the “City of New Haven Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hub.”

Click here to go to the site.

It includes guidance documents for homeless shelters, private schools, childcare centers, and local businesses...…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 17, 2020 at 10:28pm — No Comments

CDC Coronavirus (COVID-19) recommendation for your Home, Workplace, Community locations.

There is a COVID-19 outbreak in our community, it could last for a long time. (An outbreak is when a large number of people suddenly get sick.) Public health officials have recommend community actions to reduce people’s risk of being exposed to COVID-19. Get official information here. Your actions can slow the spread and reduce the impact of this disease.…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 17, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Yale's Peabody Museum seeks Assistant Director of Development

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.


General Purpose: 


  1. Develop…

Added by Careers at Yale on March 17, 2020 at 11:51am — No Comments

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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

How Can Creative Placemaking Serve Us in this Moment? A Look Back to Look Forward

Ten years ago, the National Endowment for the Arts released the seminal publication “Creative Placemaking.” Written by Ann Markusen and Anne Gadwa Nicodemus, this white paper launched a movement grounded in harnessing design thinking, artistic practice and community-driven problem solving to build more creative and equitable communities.

LISC Jacksonville Announces Passing of Executive Director Janet G. Owens

It is with great sadness that we announce that Janet G. Owens, executive director of LISC Jacksonville, passed away yesterday in Jacksonville following a long battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her closest family members. The entire LISC family mourns the loss of Janet and we extend our deepest sympathies to her family and friends. Janet was a tremendous driving force in advancing LISC Jacksonville’s mission and work in our urban communities. She will be remembered as an inspirational community leader, advocate and trustee. She will be dearly missed.

Can a Small Business Start Making PPE Last Week? “Hell, yes!”

This story about an emerging small business pivoting to make critical personal protective equipment for an Indianapolis hospital is not simply one of the brilliant examples of people adapting and pitching in during the Covid-19 crisis: It is a textbook case of how LISC staff and partners—nimble, passionate and embedded in their communities—make inspired connections that link residents and enterprises with opportunities that are literally life-saving.

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