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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

How Community Animators Work Around the World

Transcription of John and Peter's July 25th conversation with Cormac Russell on his work with communities, agencies, NGOs and governments using ABCD and other strengths-based approaches in Kenya, Rwanda, Southern Sudan, South Africa, the UK, Ireland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Canada and Australia.

Our 13 Staging Posts in Learning and Developmpent

What the community animators at UK-based consulting and research organization Nurture Development have learned in the 21 years since its founding.

How Community Action Shapes Health

Deborah Puntenney has been a colleague of John McKnight and Jody Kretzmann at the Asset-Based Community Development Institute for 25 years. In this transcribed conversation, John and Peter talk with her about how her work focuses on engaging citizens to become effective co-producers of their own health and well-being.

Open Street Project

Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with the non-profit organization New Brunswick Tomorrow to deliver an educational Open Streets Study Tour in New Brunswick, NJ from October 6th - October 8th. The Study Tour will feature classroom sessions, networking opportunities, a behind the scenes tour of New Brunswick’s industry leading Ciclovia.

The post Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th! appeared first on Open Streets Project.

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.

The post Open Streets Project Revamped appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

A Market That Kindles Culture and Commerce

In St. Paul, MN, a summer celebration of arts and entrepreneurship, modeled on night markets in Asia, has galvanized commerce and culture along University Avenue. LISC's longtime partner, the Asian Economic Development Association, is leading the charge to revitalize the district, where Southeast Asian residents and businesspeople have incorporated a "a Minnesota twist."

How Arts and Culture Can Catalyze Rural Development

In an interview for Rural Voices, a publication of the Housing Assistance Council, Bob Reeder, Rural LISC's director for national programs, discusses the importance of inclusion, diversity and economic equity when bringing arts and culture into community development efforts. With those key ingredients, creative placemaking can be a winning proposition for rural revitalization.

What a Farmers Market Can Do

In honor of National Farmers Market Week (August 6 to 12), we’re recognizing the extraordinary markets that LISC has helped launch, grow and support, and how much good they bring to their communities.

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