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April 2010 Blog Posts (7)

EarnBenefits - New sites for benefit screening open

A couple of months ago, CAHS launched EarnBenefits Online (EBO), a new program to help people all across Connecticut get access to the public benefits programs they are eligible to receive. You can get more information on how the program works here, in our GNH Community Group.


To the three initial partners in New Haven (Christian Community Action, JUNTA and Catholic Charities) we are adding this week two more:…
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Added by Roger Senserrich - CAHS on April 26, 2010 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Become our Friend on Facebook!

Community Mediation is now on Facebook!

Become our fan to stay up-to-date with our trainings and events!

Cheers!


Added by David Gafron Savage on April 23, 2010 at 9:51am — No Comments

Gesell Institute Part-Time Job Opportunity: Parent-Teacher Liaison

We are seeking 2-3 individuals to serve as Parent-Teacher Liaisons on a grant-funded

program being run in collaboration with the New Haven Public Schools. At least one bilingual

English/Spanish speaker will be required. Liaisons work as part of a…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 16, 2010 at 5:49pm — No Comments

2010 Census Q&A multi-language call center numbers including TDD

Telephone Questionnaire Assistance (TQA)

  • ENGLISH - 1-866-872-6868
  • Chinese: 1-866-935-2010
  • Korean: 1-866-955-2010
  • Russian: 1-866-965-2010
  • Spanish: 1-866-928-2010
  • Vietnamese: 1-866-945-2010
  • TDD (Telephone Display Device for the hearing impaired):

    1-866-783-2010
  • Puerto Rico (in English): 1-866-939-2010
  • Puerto Rico (in…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 12, 2010 at 1:19pm — No Comments

FIVE WAYS TO BUILD STRONG FAMILIES AND PREVENT CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT

Source: New Haven Health Equity Alliance http://www.healthequityalliance.us/

  1. Nurturing and attachment- Building close bonds with their children helps parents better understand, respond to and talk with their…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 6, 2010 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Beautiful 1st Floor wheel-chair accessible space available

No definite date but currently operating on a month-to-month lease with the tenant with a 30 day notice agreement to vacate if a new tenant is found. Here is a description of the space:



Located in the heart of Fair Haven’s historic district, close to Chatham Square Neighborhood, 1800 sq. ft. of office space. Includes bathroom, kitchen, monitored security system, free parking, basement storage, utilities not included. If interested call 203 668…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 2, 2010 at 2:44pm — No Comments

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Neighborhoods: What is Working

Organizational Culture of Fear: The Shadow Side of US Culture

Don't let the title mislead you. Peter's intimate conversation with life, career and business coach CJ Liu is profound, touching and funny. Ostensibly a discussion of Peter's book Flawless Consulting, CJ says at the end, "We didn't talk about the book at all." Instead, the conversation ranged from personal transformation, integrating who you are with what you do and outlets for pain and rage to freedom, authenticity, courage and the power of co-creation--plus yoga, cartoons, parenting and much more.

The Problem With Problems

One of the reasons we may have so little productive citizen creativity at the local level is that people buy into the belief that the purpose of getting together is to deal with a problem. There is another purpose that is probably more important: engagement that mobilizes citizen creativity and contributions.

Who Has the Skills to Build Community? We All Do

Transcription of John and Peter's September 12th conversation with YES! Magazine co-founder Sarah van Gelder on her 12,000-mile cross-country journey learning from people who were re-making America from the ground up and how it led to starting up a new project: PeoplesHub, an online space where communities can learn and share the skills of making powerful change.

Open Street Project

Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with the non-profit organization New Brunswick Tomorrow to deliver an educational Open Streets Study Tour in New Brunswick, NJ from October 6th - October 8th. The Study Tour will feature classroom sessions, networking opportunities, a behind the scenes tour of New Brunswick’s industry leading Ciclovia.

The post Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th! appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Open Streets Project Revamped

The Open Streets Project has undergone some changes over the last year. We bid a sad farewell to project co-founder, the Alliance for Biking & Walking, who are moving on to other things, and we happily welcomed a new partner, international Open Streets leader 8 80 Cities. We are excited for all the possibilities and energy this partnership will bring.

The post Open Streets Project Revamped appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

#CraftingSomethingGreat in Duluth

In an op-ed for the Duluth News Tribune, Pam Kramer enumerates the plans, investments, collaborations and creative sparks that have turned an area of blight and brownfield into the Lincoln Park Craft District. The humming, entrepreneurial neighborhood has become a model for how to leverage local craft manufacturing to fuel community revitalization, says Duluth LISC’s executive director.

In San Diego, LISC is an Engine that Accelerates Opportunity

An in-depth article in the San Diego Union Tribune touted LISC’s new fund to spur affordable housing creation in a city facing a serious shortage. We beg to differ with the “little-known” descriptor in the article’s title, but the account of LISC’s 25 years of work in underinvested San Diego neighborhoods illustrates our role perfectly.

A Safe, Affordable Haven for LGBTQ Seniors

Town Hall Apartments in Chicago is an extraordinary—and rare—example of affordable housing geared for LGBTQ seniors, many of whom enter their later years with few resources after a lifetime of discrimination. It’s community development at its best, helping people access opportunities and stabilize their lives. In recognition of LGBTQ History Month, we throw a spotlight on Town Hall and hope it will serve as a path-breaking model for communities everywhere.

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