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Communities Stand Together Against Hate: Not In Our Town National Week

Not In Our Town National Week of Action: Communities Stand Together Against Hate

Location: Nationwide

Date: September 18–24

More Information: www.niot.org

 

Communities nationwide are using a new PBS documentary, Not In Our Town: Light in the…

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Added by Lee Cruz on August 26, 2011 at 5:29pm — No Comments

$50,000 in Environmental Grants to be distributed by the Greater New Haven Green Fund

The Greater New Haven Green Fund is now accepting grant proposals for environmental projects related to pollution reduction and environmental justice. The Fund will distribute $50,000 this fall through three grant levels:  

  • Major Grants of $3,000-10,000,  
  • Small Grants of $500-3,000, and  
  • Micro Grants of up to $500

Nonprofit organizations and community groups working to improve the environmental quality of life in the New Haven…

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Added by Lee Cruz on August 24, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Free U.S. Citizenship Classes beginning August 17th

Immigrants and refugees will receive help in studying for the U.S. Citizenship Test.  Curriculum includes lessons on U.S. history, civics, and government, and will prepare participants to take the citizenship exam.

 

Wednesday evenings (beginning August 17th), 6-8 pm

NH Public Library, 133 Elm Street.

Classes are free and open to all.  Please spread the word!

 

This program is a collaboration between IRIS- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services,…

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Added by Kelly Hebrank on August 14, 2011 at 7:22pm — No Comments

IRIS seeks an Education and Youth Services Program Coordinator

IRIS is looking to fill the FT position of Refugee Education and Youth Services Program Coordinator.

 

Summary

IRIS- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (www.irisct.org) welcomes and resettles approximately 200 refugees each year-- people fleeing persecution in their home countries who are invited to come to the United States. They come seeking safety, freedom, peace, and opportunities. IRIS is responsible for welcoming them…

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Added by Kelly Hebrank on August 14, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Discover You Can at the Fair Haven Farmers' Market!

 

Canning is a lifelong skill that can help you maximize your intake of yummy local produce! This Thursday at CitySeed's Fair Haven Farmers' Market, community member Ruziye Yeroz will teach us how to pickle and can farm fresh cucumbers…

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Added by Emma Mendelsohn on August 9, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

TELLING YOUR PROGRAM’S STORY

TELLING YOUR PROGRAM’S STORY

http://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/publications/library/pdf/success_story_workbook.pdf

"The purpose of this workbook is to help public health program administrators understand what a “success story” is, why it is important to tell success stories, and how to develop success stories. This document is intended to be used by program…

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Added by Lee Cruz on August 8, 2011 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Prime New Haven Space Available: non-profits preferred!!

Spaced Out? 

 

Need to Move? Need to Expand?

Need Easy on-off Highway Access?

Parking a problem?

 

We have significant space available now and more after the first of the year (potentially up to 17,000 sf total - flexible). 

 

Located at 95 Hamilton Street in New Haven, the former Easter Seals Building.

 

For further details, call Richard Everett at (203) 506-9708.  



I'd love to see it filled with not-for-profits, especially Youth… Continue

Added by Todd Foster on July 26, 2011 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Three Full Scholarships Available - Executive Director Summer Retreat

Three Full Scholarships Available

Due to multiple philanthropic support, (three) full scholarships are remaining for next week’s Facing Change Executive Director Summer Retreat for Greater New Haven area nonprofits. If you are an Executive Director of a Greater New Haven nonprofit and would like to apply for the scholarship please contact Linda Friedman at linda.friedman@uconn.edu or…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 26, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Fair Haven Farmers' Market: Become a Friend of the Market!

The Fair Haven Farmers' Market runs every Thursday, 3pm - 7pm, in the Quinnipiac River Park, on the corner of Grand Avenue and Front Street.  



You can now show your support for CitySeed Farmers' Markets by becoming a Friend of the Market! We are in our second season of the Friends of the Market program at the Edgewood Park, and we are now excited to expand it to Fair Haven and the…

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Added by Emma Mendelsohn on July 25, 2011 at 1:34pm — No Comments

350.org Internships in CT

350.org, a grassroots global movement working to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis, is announcing two internships available to residents of Connecticut.  Interns will spend 10-20hrs/week August through September organizing in CT for Moving Planet (moving-planet.org), a global day of action to move beyond fossil fuels on 9/24/11, in order to gain hands-on experience and training in movement building and organizing/activism.  Candidates must be focused, reliable, good… Continue

Added by Justin Haaheim on July 20, 2011 at 3:47pm — No Comments

New Life Corporation - Employment Opportunities

New Life Corporation is a small 501(c)(3) organization based in New Haven Connecticut. Its mission is to improve the economic security of low and moderate-income families living in Greater New Haven through a combination of financial education and asset-building services. We currently have two opportunities for the Greater New Haven area, that being of a Financial Services Program Manager and a staff Grant Writer to work with our development team.

 

Please see the links below…

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Added by Christopher Cornell on July 14, 2011 at 10:57am — No Comments

CT Material trader - office furniture, computers and other items


Click here to find office furniture, computers and other items. This is a FREE online resource created to help organizations in Connecticut find, sell, trade or give away useful used or surplus materials.

Added by Lee Cruz on July 12, 2011 at 11:01am — No Comments

Volunteer with New Haven Promise Support a college going culture, here's why:

http://www.luminafoundation.org/publications/A_stronger_nation.pdf

 

Based on an analysis conducted by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, a much larger proportion of jobs in the U.S. will require higher education — even in the near term. This analysis — Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018— shows that fully 60 percent of…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 1, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Job Opportunity - Youth Services Director, City of New Haven

YOUTH SERVICES DIRECTOR  Posted:  June 23, 2011 until August 15, 2011

YOUTH SERVICES DEPT.

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT AND CONFIDENTIAL RANGE E3

Minimum:  $53,940…

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Added by Community Services Admin. on June 29, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Job Announcement: Director of Development and Marketing

Job Announcement:  Director of Development and Marketing

Arts Council of Greater New Haven

 

Responsibilities:

The work of the Arts Council of Greater New Haven is supported by government and foundation grants, and contributions from corporations and individuals.  The Director of Development and Marketing is responsible for the overall development program of the Arts Council.  Specific responsibilities include: researching and preparing foundation…

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Added by Cindy Clair on June 27, 2011 at 11:23am — No Comments

IRIS is looking for a Grants and Development Coordinator

This is a part-time position, averaging 19 hours per week. 

The position would work closely with, and report to, the IRIS Executive Director.

 

Summary and Position Responsibilities

IRIS- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (www.irisct.org) welcomes and resettles approximately 200 refugees each year— people fleeing persecution in their home countries who are…

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Added by Kelly Hebrank on June 24, 2011 at 5:43pm — No Comments

Yale Library making furniture available for free.

Yale library is making a number of items, mostly furniture, available for free.    If you are interested in any of the following items please check its listing on the Connecticut Material Trader website for photos (most items) and further information.  Items must be picked up from Yale University in New Haven, CT on Tuesday June 28th.  If you wish to view the items personally ahead of time please email… Continue

Added by Lee Cruz on June 23, 2011 at 3:24pm — No Comments

FREE online materials reuse network Connecticut Material Trader

The Connecticut Material Trader (CMT) is a FREE online materials reuse network. It was created to help assist businesses, organizations, institutions, and municipalities in Connecticut find, sell, trade, or give away useful used or surplus materials that would otherwise be disposed as trash.



CMT members align corporate and environmental objectives by reducing their environmental… Continue

Added by Lee Cruz on June 22, 2011 at 4:32pm — 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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Community Wise Podcast: RVA League for Safer Streets

In this episode, Maurice interviews Paul Taylor, director of the RVA League for Safer Streets in Richmond, Virginia. The League was founded in 2017 by Paul, and the late Jawad Abdu, both returning citizens, to address issues of gang violence in their communities. Before stepping foot on a court, participants attend workshops on problem solving, critical thinking and conflict resolution.

In the Mississippi Delta, a Police Chief Who Wears Many Hats

The city of Greenville, MS sits on the banks of the Mississippi River, at the heart of the agricultural Delta. It is also a birthplace of the Civil Rights movement, where community leaders and residents are carrying on the fight for social and economic justice in the long-underinvested region. As part of our celebration of Black History Month, we are highlighting the work of Greenville’s chief of police, Delando Wilson, who partners with LISC in his wide-ranging efforts to build a safer, more prosperous and racially equitable Greenville.

LISC CEO Lauded as Black Leader Making History

In celebration of Black History Month, the National Housing Conference is highlighting six Black leaders, including our president and CEO Maurice A. Jones, who are “making history today in housing policy, advocacy, research and community development.” The affordable housing organization gives props to Jones for his work forging economic opportunities and helping build resilient and inclusive communities as part of his “lifetime of service.”

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