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$1.5 billion a year is spent in the USA on check cashing fees, according to the Brookings Institute. The FDIC estimates that families without bank accounts - the unbanked or underbanked - spend between 3% and 5% of their income on cash-based financial services. Since most government benefits are now made electronically through direct deposit, most of the checks being cashed are paychecks. Many folks go to the check casher because they believe they do not have enough money for a bank…Continue
Added by Lynn Smith on June 29, 2012 at 5:12pm — No Comments
LAS VEGAS—On Tuesday, July 10, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will honor six individuals and organizations that have achieved extraordinary accomplishments in their professions and in service to the Hispanic community and the country. The awards will be presented to the honorees by NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguía during the highly anticipated annual Awards Gala, which caps off the 2012 NCLR Annual Conference held July 7–10 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
This year’s winners include…
Added by Lee Cruz on June 27, 2012 at 3:21pm — No Comments
On June 26th the Rotary Club of New Haven celebrated the installation of club officers and members of the board of directors for the 2012-2013 Rotary year at Anthony's Ocean View Restaurant.
New officers include Jeff Dow, President; John Karavas, President-elect; Douglas Lisk, Secretary; and Kevin Guptill, Treasurer. Ron Osach will serve as Immediate Past President.
Board of Directors members include Thomas Ayars,…Continue
Added by Rotary Club of New Haven on June 27, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Added by Shola Cole on June 26, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments
TEMPORARY POSITION: SURVEY ADMINISTRATORS
Neighborhood Health Data Collection
As part of a large community based research project, CARE will be collecting health surveys from 1400 New Haven residents in six neighborhoods: Dixwell, Fair Haven, Hill North, Newhallville, West River/Dwight and West Rock. CARE is recruiting 15-18 people to assist with survey administration for…Continue
Added by Alycia Santilli on June 21, 2012 at 12:32pm — No Comments
Welcome to ArtsEdSearch, a first-of-its-kind clearinghouse of arts education research. The matrix to the right organizes the research in ArtsEdSearch and helps you to find the information you need. Use the matrix to learn about research in four topical areas—outcomes of arts education: for students, for educators, in the context of in-school settings, and in the context of out-of-school settings—at varying educational-levels.…Continue
Added by Julie Trachtenberg on June 13, 2012 at 5:08pm — No Comments
The Conn. Health I-Team is hosting two week-long journalism camps this summer - July 9 at Quinnipiac University and July 16 at the University of Connecticut. New Haven students can attend for FREE. Our program gives students the opportunity to spend a week on a university campus, learning the tools of journalism by participating in workshops led by award-winning journalists; sharpening research skills; and reporting and writing stories. Come and join us! Contact Lynne at…Continue
Added by Lynne DeLucia on June 12, 2012 at 3:20pm — No Comments
Boost! is currently seeking organizations that have an interest and ability to provide services or supports that meet the academic, social, or physical health needs of students in New Haven's Boost! schools.
Please fill out an agency profile here: http://www.uwgnh.org/form/boost-agency-profile
For more information, visit: …Continue
Added by United Way of Greater New Haven on June 7, 2012 at 3:53pm — No Comments
United Way of Greater New Haven is inviting proposals for grant funding from any non-profit organization serving low-income school-age youth (Kindergarten-Grade 12) in Branford, East Haven, Hamden, New Haven, North Haven and West Haven. Annual grant amounts will range from $10,000-$50,000 and will provide three years of funding to programs that provide high-quality wraparound services and learning supports to help school-age youth in our region succeed in school and be prepared for…Continue
Added by United Way of Greater New Haven on June 7, 2012 at 3:49pm — No Comments
Useful tool for nonprofits, still in development, feedback welcome: The Cronote Remind button lets website visitors schedule text message and email reminders about your events or services. For nonprofits, the Remind button can be placed next to information about an upcoming event. Event organizers have access to each button's analytics, which can be used to track interest over time. Remind buttons are generated using three pieces of information: name of the event, message,…Continue
Added by Ann Nguyen on June 4, 2012 at 1:58pm — No Comments
When it comes to arts education, schools and art museums are natural partners. Schools come equipped with audiences ready to learn, while museums have no shortage of artwork and arts knowledge to share.…Continue
Added by Julie Trachtenberg on June 4, 2012 at 11:18am — No Comments
The Conn. Health I-Team is hosting two week-long journalism camps this summer - July 9 at Quinnipiac University and July 16 at the University of Connecticut. The program gives students the opportunity to spend a week on a university campus, learning the tools of journalism by participating in workshops led by award-winning journalists; sharpening research skills; and reporting and writing stories. FREE tuition for New Haven students. Contact Lynne at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to…Continue
Added by Lynne DeLucia on June 2, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments