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June 2010 Blog Posts (9)

Call For Volunteers!! Street Smarts Summer Cycling Celebration

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Added by Shola Cole on June 30, 2010 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Last Call for America Speaks Community Conversation /Dialogue in New Haven on June 26

Hello. This is the final call for participants for this event. We are currently expecting 25-30 participants and can have ten more people for this event. There will be stipends for participants. You don't need to know much about the topic (the national budget) beforehand (there will be information sessions). You can participate with your friends and family (all the participants need to be pre-registered). If you can participate, please write to… Continue

Added by Hiroko Ide on June 23, 2010 at 11:41am — No Comments

The 2010 Honorable Robert C. Zampano for Excellence in Mediation Award Photos are up!

The photos from the this year's Honorable Robert C. Zampano for Excellence in Mediation Award are up on Community Mediation's Facebook page! …

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Added by David Gafron Savage on June 18, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

America Speaks Community Conversation, Saturday, June 26th, 10:45 a.m - 4:30 p.m.

FYI.

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Please be informed that there will be a Community Conversation in New Haven on Saturday, June 26th.



This is part of a national America Speaks event where people discuss their future. Our national debt is projected to grow at an unsustainable rate if our country remains on its current course. Our nation’s leaders have decided that something needs to be done, but they need to hear… Continue

Added by David Gafron Savage on June 14, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for pre-concert “Buzz-Making” 6/19 &20

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for pre-concert “Buzz-Making”

Saturday, June 19th from 4:30pm to…

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Added by Lee Cruz on June 8, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Recruiters for America Speaks Event $8/h

Four to five callers are wanted to recruit participants for America Speaks event
on June 26th (http://usabudgetdiscussion.org/). The callers will be asked to
make phone calls between June 9 and June 21. There will be compensation (about
$8/hour).

Please contact Hiroko (hiroko.ide@yale.edu) on this and for any questions.

Added by David Gafron Savage on June 7, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Boys & Girls Club of New Haven seeks an experienced and energetic full-time Program Director.

The Boys & Girls Club of New Haven seeks an experienced and energetic full-time Program Director.

  • Competitive Salary and Benefit Package.
  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience and at least 2-3 years managing staff and programs serving young people.
  • Must be passionate and committed to expanding opportunities for youth ages…
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Added by David Gafron Savage on June 4, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

#fnfp Low income client with a legal problem? Learn how CT Legal Aid can help

The Connecticut Network for Legal Aid web site: http://www.ctnla.org

Added by Lee Cruz on June 1, 2010 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Open Source Microblogging Platform

http://status.net/ offers Twitter-like functionality with the possibility to create your own microblogging community. I haven't tried it out, but identi.ca is based on it, so to get an idea what it looks like, head over there.

Added by David Gafron Savage on June 1, 2010 at 9:42am — No Comments

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Neighborhoods: What is Working

Associating Associations: The Power of Convening

While many institutions are interested in enabling neighborhoods, they tend to focus on interventions and see convening as a means to their ends. An even more productive function could be to act as a neutral convener.

Visionary Leadership in Community Building

How do we create a culture, a way of being together that affirms our relatedness? Peter talks with Nicole Farkouh about visionary leadership, personal versus communal transformation and building community in organizations, neighborhoods and beyond.

Restorative Practices

How using the principles and practices of restorative justice builds capacity in communities and, in effect, gets justice out of courthouses and into neighborhoods.

Open Street Project

SAVE THE DATE FOR the Open Streets Summit 2018 in New Orleans!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with Walk Bike Places and the City of Gretna to deliver an educational Open Streets Summit in Gretna and New Orleans, from September 15-16 2018. Summit Description The Summit will feature a behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program, as well as breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and a World Café with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. The Summit will provide inspiration and practical tips for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters from public health, transportation, planning, public space, and policymaking fields....

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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.

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

LISC CEO to Congress: Here’s What Opportunity Zones Need To Succeed

Maurice A. Jones testified before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress this week, urging its members to implement Opportunity Zones in ways that will truly benefit Americans in underinvested communities. The policy can spur billions in private investment in the country’s most distressed census tracts and play a major role in closing the opportunity gap, he said. But we need federal tax incentives and other strategies to help the program succeed.

Crowdfunding + LISC Give Small Businesses a Big Boost

Small businesses are a major dynamo of innovation and growth in our economy—they make up more than 99 percent of U.S. enterprises and create two out of every three new jobs. A partnership between LISC and the crowdfunding platform Kiva is connecting small business entrepreneurs across the country with the capital and knowhow they need to succeed.

Crossing a Bridge to Success: One Mother’s Story

In honor of Mother’s Day, we are sharing the story of Paulette Arnold, a single parent of four who is turning her family’s financial life around—and building a rewarding career—after completing a LISC-supported Bridges to Opportunity program in San Diego.

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