nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
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
In the early grades, U.S. schools value reading-comprehension skills over knowledge. The results are devastating, especially for poor kids.
At first glance, the…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 18, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The company gives each worker a budget to support nonprofits. It has limited its marketing budget in favor of giving more away to good causes...
Added by Lee Cruz on July 17, 2019 at 1:45pm — No Comments
Join New Haven Healthy Start for a fun, FREE day of Zumba, face painting, hula hoop, tug-o-war, jump rope, potato sack race, community resources, free health screenings and so much more!
Lunch provided - hotdogs, hamburgers,…
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 17, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments
Added by Lee Cruz on July 16, 2019 at 2:58pm — No Comments
Added by Lee Cruz on July 16, 2019 at 2:53pm — No Comments
We Love What Makes You Unique
Your perspective fuels our mission-driven work at United Way of Greater New Haven. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience.
Who We Are Looking For
Are you passionate about using your marketing and communications talents as a force for good in our community? Are you the type of person who speaks up…Continue
Added by Kathleen Norwood Crisafi on July 16, 2019 at 10:33am — No Comments
United Way of Greater New Haven seeks enthusiastic candidates interested in gaining experience in fundraising and community engagement with a top non-profit brand. The Campaign Executive will be a member of the Resource Development Team which is responsible for partnering with local companies to raise nearly $2.5 million dollars through the annual fall United Way campaign. You will gain valuable skills, contacts, community knowledge, and be a part…Continue
Added by Kathleen Norwood Crisafi on July 11, 2019 at 9:49am — No Comments
Kaywin Feldman is director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. When she assumed her post this spring, as the first woman to lead the institution, she followed a nearly three-decade stint by Earl “Rusty” Powell III as the leader of a museum established in 1937 with a donation by financier and art collector Andrew W. Mellon and…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 4, 2019 at 9:47am — No Comments
Added by Lee Cruz on July 4, 2019 at 9:41am — No Comments
It is not in the cloud anywhere so the poem is elusive at the moment. It was a bit of a study of Thomas Paine and my questioning of 'What America Means to Me"? The answer I recall as "It is both sides of the coin - that I come to make - that makes America Great. "
Now I am not sure how I would define both sides. Instead, I share an image and the phrase currently on my heart.…Continue
Added by Susan Huizenga on July 3, 2019 at 8:13pm — No Comments
Now that we’re parents ourselves, the tables have turned. We’re faced with myriad of decisions about where to send our kids to school, which play dates to organize, where we should spend extra money in the store’s organic section or what to do when our little one is bullied. Why do our childhoods seem like the ancient past, and how did our parents survive this constant decision-making process without completely sabotaging our development?
Parents have important choices to make…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 27, 2019 at 4:23pm — No Comments
The Progreso Latino Fund recently convened a group at Gateway Community College to explore the intersection of the LGBTQ and Latinx communities. Gateway’s Student Government President, Monica Maldonado co-hosted the event.
Maldonado and three other panelists shared their…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 27, 2019 at 12:58pm — No Comments
New Haven, Conn. (June 26, 2019) – At The Community Fund for Women & Girls’ annual meeting, newly appointed Chair Karen Peart announced grant awards totaling $130,000 to 12 nonprofit partner organizations working to…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 27, 2019 at 12:06pm — No Comments
A visual exploration of how a critical piece of social infrastructure came to be.
Added by Lee Cruz on June 24, 2019 at 2:11pm — No Comments
How can it be that, in 2019, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates was forced to give testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee that sounded like it could have been given in front of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction in 1866? How is it that, more than a century and a half after the end of the Civil War, a black man…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 24, 2019 at 2:04pm — No Comments
The United States, unlike the rest of the industrialized world, does not guarantee workers paid time off to care for newborns. For many families, the resulting loss of income forces them take on debt and turn to public assistance. The lack of paid leave is also a major contributor to the wage and wealth gap between men and women.
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 20, 2019 at 10:31am — No Comments