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Added by Aaron Goode on June 26, 2015 at 5:52pm — No Comments
HEALTH LITERACY: AFFORDABLE CARE STANDS: SWORD OF DAMOCLES GONE - SIGN UP FOR HEALTH CARE COVERAGE. PUT YOUR HEALTH FIRST.
If you have had a life-changing event since the close of the sign-up period in Feb. 2015, you can today sign up for a plan.
In CT contact AccessHealthCT. Get health coverage. Barack Obama has succeeded in doing something America had not been able to do…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on June 25, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
About City Atlas: New Haven
City Atlas is a new project about the future of New Haven. We feature and promote the
sustainability goals of New Haven and Yale, and help connect…Continue
Added by Liana Epstein on June 23, 2015 at 10:19pm — No Comments
Jurisdiction Bill Signed Into Law! Police Can No Longer Cross Town Lines To Enforce Their Own Local Ordinances…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on June 23, 2015 at 3:37pm — No Comments
The following Comstock Magazine article offers prescriptive (not necessarily research based) advice to nonprofit boards on how to be functional. Again with this presumption that nonprofit boards are predominantly dysfunctional! Now I'm not denying that there are indeed dysfunctional nonprofit boards (this is pretty much my stock and trade as a governance consultant) but nonprofit boards by-and-large function, they just do not always function efficiently and effectively.
My first wish,…
Added by Mike Burns on June 23, 2015 at 3:17pm — No Comments
LA Police Inflicted Death Blows on Rodney King In 1991
King’s Physical Death Was Finalized in 2012
Roger Smith, actor, brought the story to a New Haven stage in 2015. Only by reading the well-written NHI article can you decide: What’s the purpose? How is language appropriated? Are there benefits and costs of using certain words, and to whom do these benefits and costs accrue?
How do we, the readers, appropriate our time? What’s important to us and why? It often takes…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on June 21, 2015 at 1:36pm — No Comments
This is an opportunity for Civic and Community Engagement - The Issue of the Confederate Flag, still being flown in some American cities, has been a source of great angst for many Americans, and in particularly for African Americans. OneWorld Progressive Institute, Inc invites a community discussion / forum on this issue. Please feel free to post your perspective in the form of a comment in the section provided below. …Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on June 20, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments
As part of a large community based research project, CARE will be collecting health surveys from 1200-1400 New Haven residents in six neighborhoods: Dixwell, Fair Haven, Hill North, Newhallville, West River/Dwight and West Rock. CARE is recruiting 20 people to assist with survey administration for approximately eight weeks from the end of August through October.
A three-day training session will be held from Tuesday,…
Added by Alycia Santilli on June 19, 2015 at 12:14pm — No Comments
Part-time Positions Available at New Haven Reads. We have two part-time positions now available at New Haven Reads: an Assistant Site Director at our Dixwell Site and a Book Bank Assistant. To learn more about these positions, please check our our website: http://newhavenreads.org/home/get-involved/careers/. Any questions? Email Kirsten at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Added by Aidan Wildes on June 19, 2015 at 12:05pm — No Comments
New Haven Bike Month was a celebration of biking culture this past May 2015 in collaboration with Elm City Cycling, the New Haven Department of Transportation, the New Haven Parks Department, and many other community members. It included over 160+ events, including over 50 large group rides, 30…Continue
Added by New Haven Bike Month on June 16, 2015 at 10:26pm — No Comments
A Poor Black Man, 22-Y-O Kalief Browder, Died June 6, 2015
Young, Black, Poor, Mentally Ill, Exploited, Wrongfully Accused and Preyed Upon at Rikers…Continue
Intern with City Atlas: New Haven!
City Atlas: New Haven (modeled on an existing project in NYC), will be a hub for sustainable initiatives in New Haven,…Continue
Added by Liana Epstein on June 9, 2015 at 12:38pm — No Comments
DEAR GREATER NEW HAVEN COMMUNITY MEMBERS:
ACCESS HEALTH CT HAS A NEWLY REDESIGNED WEB SITE with Enhanced information pages.Continue
What are the factual short-term and long-term benefits of various academic tests? Do these tests accurately measure student knowledge, competence, potential, future success? What exactly do the results of these test tell us? Why are some parents and teachers so opposed to various forms of testing? It seems that two of the main problems with these tests are: 1) the manner in which many teachers oppose them, and convey their opposition to parents and…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on June 5, 2015 at 4:20pm — No Comments
Ok. The folks who have modified but effectively stood-by their anti-gay position that gay scouts cannot join the ranks of scout leaders have made another value statement: The Boy Scouts of America has banned water-gun fights saying that it's not kind" for scouts to shoot each other with "simulated firearms." The organization's new National Shooting Manual also forbids the use of potato guns and marshmallow shooters.
I'm not quite clear what impact this edict will have on the Scout's…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on June 4, 2015 at 11:06am — No Comments
Common Ground is seeking a new, half-time staff member who can work with teachers to strengthen our curriculum and classroom teaching — ensuring it is driven by standards, rooted in our local community and unique site, culturally relevant and inclusive, and pushing students towards both environmental leadership and college success.
Our ideal candidate has classroom teaching experience, deep roots in New Haven, and a commitment to sustainability and social…Continue
Added by Joel Tolman on June 4, 2015 at 8:43am — No Comments
Heart Disease Is the #1 Killer of Women
It Is More Deadly than All forms of Cancer
The Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) is pleased to announce the results of the inaugural round of grants under its…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 1, 2015 at 4:59pm — No Comments