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Added by Mike Burns on May 31, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Facilitation is a powerful tool to work with groups to reach their goal. It’s largely group-driven, while the facilitator manages the process so the group can focus on content. Think of the facilitator as the oil for the machine — the oil makes it easier for the pieces of the machine to work together, but the oil doesn’t do the machine’s job.
A facilitator can guide a group from brainstorming and idea-gathering to concrete action steps and results. By managing interactions between…Continue
Added by Community Mediation, Inc on May 31, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
How many of us KNOW the story of my whistle-blower hero Ms. Sherry Hunt? She saved us, the US tax-payer, a lot of money by blowing the whistle about the dishonest financial practices that were going on at CitiGroup. She is a woman of conscience, honesty and principle. She is a woman who worked her way up from the bottom with a high school diploma; she became VP at CitiGroup. Read about her at Bloomberg, Hunttington Post and elsewhere. The complaint contended that senior bank personnel…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 31, 2012 at 8:55am — No Comments
Posted by John Karavas
Board of Director's and member of the Rotary Club of New Haven
Board of Advisers Chairperson, New Haven Citadel, Salvation Army
The New Haven Corps for the Salvation Army is looking for program speakers for a New Haven senior citizen audience for the 2012 summer. Six slots are currently open. For volunteers contact Lt. Jae Im at 203-624-9891, ext. 12.
Added by Rotary Club of New Haven on May 30, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Mediation is a consensual, self-determined process in which participants work together with the facilitation of an impartial, trained third party to address the conflict. Mediation provides an opportunity for participants to:
Fundamental principles of mediation include:
Added by Community Mediation, Inc on May 30, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Conflict Coaching is one of the many conflict resolution tools used to help individuals, businesses and organizations manage conflict. Coaching involves consultation and guidance on a specific dispute or conflict to get clear on the needs and to open up new options for strategies to meet those needs. It can also be used to evaluate and improve personal conflict and communication skills.
Coaching is appropriate for conflicts where mediation is not possible or necessary. Conflict…Continue
Added by Community Mediation, Inc on May 29, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Colin Gershon, New Haven Attorney, and Rotarian, writes about Rotary Club of New Haven's support and financial involvement with other Rotary entities to establish an eye hospital in Pali, India. In part he writes, "This project is a terrific example of our club's commitment to the International Avenue of Service. For the entire story, click here.
Added by Rotary Club of New Haven on May 29, 2012 at 9:41am — No Comments
For decades the Rotary Club of New Haven has supported the New Haven Middle School Youth Olympics and this year Rotarian Andrew Heatley, a financial adviser at Merrill Lynch offered up his commentary on the games which occurred during May of 2012 at Hill House High School. In part he wrote, "I left the Olympics wishing I had a chance to…Continue
Added by Rotary Club of New Haven on May 25, 2012 at 4:36pm — No Comments
Volunteer service on the Board of a local nonprofit is a great way to demonstrate your leadership skills and to learn about your community; it also looks great on your resume. Here is a list of Greater New Haven nonprofits looking for volunteers.The list inclludes specific skill that each organization is looking for in…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 25, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
New Haven Rotarians, Jae Im (Commander of the New Haven Salvation Army Citadel) and John Karavas (Board of Advisors Chairperson, Salvation Army) are inviting community members who may be interested in serving on the board of advisors to the next board meeting on May 30th at 450 George St., New Haven. The monthly meetings start at noon and include lunch. Adjournment is at 1 PM. There is plenty of parking on the grounds.
The board is looking to expand its New Haven community…Continue
Added by Rotary Club of New Haven on May 25, 2012 at 9:33am — No Comments
The Rotary Club of Norwich is having its charity fund raising Family Carnival from May 24th thru the 28th. It is a great way to have some fun while helping the club to raise Funds for their community charity work. If you are in the neighborhood, stop on by.Get Your Ticket(s)
Added by Rotary Club of New Haven on May 24, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
We are encouraged to survey our employees as a best practice. It would be interesting to know of other organziations that have done this and the type of survey they used.
Added by Richard Knoll on May 24, 2012 at 9:44am — No Comments
More than 150 people crowded into a room in the City Hall Annex recently to weigh in on Bridgeport Harbor Station’s request to renew its five-year operating permit, which expired earlier this year.
Environmentalists have been trying for years to shut down the coal operations at the station, which is owned by the Newark-based Public Service Electric & Gas. This may be their best chance, said John Calandrelli, program director for the Sierra Club’s local…Continue
Added by Christopher Zurcher on May 23, 2012 at 8:24am — No Comments
This seven part series is based on Americans for the Arts’ new toolkit, The Arts Education Field Guide, which will be released during the first webinar. The Field Guide will illuminate ways to navigate the complex web of citizens, policymakers, government entities, and organizations that influence arts education from the school house to the White House and from the living room to the board room.
Each webinar in this series is free…Continue
Added by Julie Trachtenberg on May 21, 2012 at 2:40pm — No Comments
WorkPlace seeking training providers. Excerpt follows. Use this link to access full document. http://www.workplace.org/news.php
Core/soft employability skill areas to be provided include:
Added by Lee Cruz on May 14, 2012 at 11:13am — No Comments
The Yale Office of Facilities and Office of Sustainability would like to invite you to participate in the 2012 Spring Salvage program. Your organization is invited to join us at Ingalls Rink located at 73 Sachem Street on the following Sale Days:
Wednesday, May 16th 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, May 30st 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
All goods will be sold for a…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 11, 2012 at 6:57pm — No Comments
The Journal Register Company newspapers in Connecticut are offering free assistance and resources to nonprofit organizations. Among these services is the inclusion of the GNH Community calendar as a feed on their blog ConnecticutNewspapers.org.
To see how this works go to …Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 11, 2012 at 1:23pm — No Comments
All Our Kin is looking for a Fellow in Child Care Policy to join our team! This fellowship is designed for recent college graduates who are interested in early childhood education, policy and advocacy, non-profit management, and public service. Fellows will work full-time at All Our Kin, and will be supervised and mentored by the organization’s co-founders and directors. The fellowship provides a way for bright, committed young leaders to learn more about…Continue
Added by Janna Wagner on May 10, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments
Established in 1978, SINA is a partnership between Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford Hospital and Trinity College, that works cooperatively with the community to develop leadership and improve the economic, physical and social characteristics of Hartford’s Frog Hollow, Barry Square and South Green neighborhoods. SINA’s vision is to serve as a catalyst to foster a vibrant urban community where residents, employees and businesses can enjoy a high quality of life and opportunities…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 9, 2012 at 2:32pm — No Comments
Each spring, our students demonstrate their mastery and reflect on their academic progress.
We would love to have you join us! Outside guests help make these exhibitions authentic and meaningful. All guests participate in exhibitions and help evaluate student performance. Guests also help us to learn a lot about how we’re doing as a school from their presence and feedback.
Our 9th and 11th graders all present on the same day at the same time. Our 10th and 12th graders present…Continue
Added by Nydia Roman on May 9, 2012 at 8:37am — No Comments