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New Haven — Acuity Brands, with its wraparound view of the city from its 15th-floor home at the Century Tower Building, an engineering staff that is pulling in local talent, and its workers’ appreciation of the lifestyle amenities downtown, is a…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on October 9, 2019 at 12:20pm — No Comments
If you live in New Haven and want to adopt a free tree, URI's GreenSkills team is happy to come plant one in your front curbstrip, thanks to a partnership with the City of New Haven's Department of Parks, Recreation, and Trees!
Even with these small rain showers, it is historically dry out there and extremely important that you give your tree(s) extra…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on October 8, 2019 at 10:51am — No Comments
A report by CT Voices for children:
Added by Lee Cruz on October 7, 2019 at 4:18pm — No Comments
Until 2012, Aimee Stephens was, in her own words, “basically leading two different lives, one for work and one for home.” At work she dressed and presented as a cisgender man. Outside of work she dressed as, and could simply be, who she was: a woman...…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on October 7, 2019 at 11:34am — No Comments
Mr. Walker rode the United States’ “mobility escalator” from rural Texas to Wall Street. Now he feels “both gratitude and rage” for a country that he says has reached an inflection point...
Added by Lee Cruz on October 3, 2019 at 12:22pm — No Comments
Get Connected New Haven, a one-stop connection to resources for all of the residents in New Haven, Connecticut!
Get Connected New Haven is a continually updated, comprehensive database of services provided by the City, non-profit and community organizations for New Haven residents. It is available in multiple languages.Continue
10 characteristics of good urban/human design:
1 human scale
2 local identity
3 spatial/ historic context
4 options for/ease of mobility
5 embedded nature/ biodiversity
6 network of useable public spaces
7 mixed use
8 ability to personalise
Added by Lee Cruz on October 2, 2019 at 4:04pm — No Comments
Hartford nonprofit Harc Inc. is looking for an economic lifeline amid turbulent times for charitable giving.
After all, the Asylum Avenue-based nonprofit, which supports more than 400 people with intellectual disabilities, and other Connecticut charities understand that philanthropic giving in the state, and elsewhere, has declined or been flat in recent years...…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on October 2, 2019 at 3:59pm — No Comments
Spanish Community of Wallingford (SCOW) is helping Latino youth step out of their comfort zones, take on community projects and develop into the next generation of leaders.
The ¡Adelante! after-school program for high school students and Pasos ¡Adelante!, for middle school students, works with about 100…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 26, 2019 at 3:22pm — No Comments
We must suspend the “privilege” of complacency that nothing can be done; the privilege of empathy that makes us feel good but leads to no action; and the privilege of ignorance, especially of how deeply racism is at the heart of so much poverty...
Added by Lee Cruz on September 25, 2019 at 5:18pm — No Comments
CitySCOPE, a new podcast from Kate Cooney and her students at the Inclusive Economic Development Lab at the Yale School of Management. Where we learn about what might be possible for our city by talking with other people about theirs. In Season 1, Remaking the City: Charting the Opportunity in Opportunity Zones, we spoke with
developers, community organizers, housing experts, impact…
Added by Lee Cruz on September 19, 2019 at 3:14pm — No Comments
A quarter century ago, downtown Hartford was 8/5 rather than 24/7. People drove in for work or UConn games and then headed back to the suburbs. It was hard to even buy a cup of coffee on weekends.
That has changed...…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 19, 2019 at 3:05pm — No Comments
In 1969, Junta for Progressive Action opened its doors to support the growing numbers of Puerto Rican families migrating to New Haven. It has been a beacon for Greater New Haven Latinos ever since.
Junta has built a strong reputation as an advocate for Latino and immigrant rights and as a place where…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 19, 2019 at 12:57pm — No Comments
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