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CitySeed is hiring! Food Entrepreneurship Program Manager

CitySeed seeks a dynamic and driven Food Entrepreneurship Program Manager with food business experience to coordinate CitySeed Incubates, our food business incubation programming and services. 

CitySeed’s Food Business Incubation programming is designed to help build a more equitable local food system in the New Haven area that supports economic development, community…

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Added by Ashley Kremser on November 20, 2020 at 10:59am — No Comments

In recovering urban areas, homeownership makes all the difference

CT already had the largest gaps in the country for homeownership between white residents and people of color.…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 19, 2020 at 8:46am — No Comments

CT Health Department COVID Alert CT app, notifies you if you have been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19

To stop the spread of COVID-19, Connecticut needs everyone to do…

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Added by Lee Cruz on November 17, 2020 at 11:10am — No Comments

Agency on Aging RFP for orgs providing services to older adults

 

 

FFY 2022 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

 

 

Please forward this RFP to any interested agency.

 

The RFP and information about the AASCC can be found and downloaded at our website: www.aoascc.org

 

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Added by Jackie Downing on November 17, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments

Seeking New Haven area participants in a survey on the impacts of COVID-19

Added by Sally Alsup on November 16, 2020 at 11:44am — No Comments

Seeking New Haven area participants in a survey on the impacts of COVID-19

Added by Sally Alsup on November 16, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments

Innovative program helps Lawrence, MA, get off the mat

Check out the latest from the CT Mirror's series: "A Better Deal: Exploring Inclusive Economic Recover." From the article: 

The Lawrence program works like this: A parent brings her child to school to register. The schools have a resource center that offer programs for the parent to get involved in the school, and programs and…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 5, 2020 at 11:46am — No Comments

How a New Haven library is connecting residents to the city’s innovation economy

Margaret Sullivan 

Monday, October 26, 2020

Brookings Institute Blog: Place Making Post Cards

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed both the fragility of our…

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Added by Lee Cruz on October 30, 2020 at 6:30am — No Comments

Neighbors Heal the Built Environment

When neighbors come together to effectively advocate, they can transform blighted urban areas into healthy public spaces. This is one of the important lessons from“How infrastructure improvements can aid inclusive…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 29, 2020 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Rock with Nunz n Pepin: Register for *Free* Ticket, Buy Raffle Tickets

You deserve some fun. Rock with Nunz n Pepin from the comfort of your couch at a *FREE* virtual concert on Friday, November 6. Join us for some classic rock and soul. Win a raffle prize!

Register for your FREE ticket today.…

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Added by Continuum of Care, Inc. on October 28, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Operations Manager at Elm City Montessori School

Elm City Montessori School is seeking a new Operations Manager. The Operations Manager supports the day-to-day operations of the school with responsibilities in three primary areas: finances, human resources, and operations. Please share with your networks and encourage anyone you think could be a strong fit for this role to submit their application here:…

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Added by David Weinreb on October 26, 2020 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Job Opportunity - International Festival of Arts & Ideas - Director of Development

Organization

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas (Festival) celebrates and builds community, engages with vital issues, and promotes the arts. Each year, the Festival highlights the City of New Haven’s diverse and culturally rich community with events featuring world-class artists, thinkers, and leaders. Its additional programs include the annual Visionary Leadership Award and educational opportunities like the High…

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Added by Arts Consulting Group on October 26, 2020 at 4:49pm — No Comments

FREE OFFICE CHAIRS

20 assorted office chairs, free for the taking - one, some, or all.    New/good condition.  Close to New Haven.  Contact Jackie Downing at jdowning@cfgnh.org if interested. 

FREE OFFICE CHAIRS

Added by Lee Cruz on October 26, 2020 at 10:15am — No Comments

COVID and Reentry: New Opportunities Amid Challenges

The latest article in the Connecticut Mirror’s, A Better Deal, examines how COVID presents fresh challenges for prisoners re-entering society, but also new opportunities.   

From the article:

While the pandemic has posed extraordinary obstacles, some advocates say their new methods could continue in a post-COVID-19…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 22, 2020 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Help us Fundraise for our Restorative Food Justice Program at EMERGE!!

We are excited to announce that EMERGE is creating a Restorative Food Justice Program as a part of our support services! When people leave prison, they are disproportionately affected by food insecurity, due to poor economic opportunity and inequitable food access. This program will teach skills such as gardening,…

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Added by Alden Woodcock on October 22, 2020 at 12:13pm — No Comments

ARTE's CONTEST WINNERS

Added by ARTE Inc. on October 20, 2020 at 11:40pm — No Comments

ARTE's CONTEST WINNERS

Added by ARTE Inc. on October 20, 2020 at 11:39pm — No Comments

I am not OK a perspective from U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes

I am not OK



I am tired, completely and utterly tired. No, actually I’m exhausted. This is something that a leader is not supposed to say; but it’s whatever. Let me explain. I am hosting a series of zoom meetings as part of my campaign for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. My district is a beautiful place with amazing people in northwestern Connecticut and includes large urban cities, affluent suburbs and small rural and farming communities. There are 41…
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Added by Lee Cruz on October 14, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Steady Habits: Can “inclusive growth” help cities recover from COVID?

From the CT Mirror:

It’s no secret the pandemic has hit Connecticut’s economy hard. It’s also no secret that the COVID shutdown has hit the state’s black and latino communities the hardest.

Pre-pandemic, there were some more signs of life in Connecticut’s cities – especially in downtown areas, but those gains weren’t always felt in the neighborhoods. City residents have been saying this to political leaders for decades, and still, little was being done.

The CT Mirror’s…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 13, 2020 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Overview of the National Eviction Moratorium

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) took has unprecedented action on September 1 by issuing a temporary national moratorium on most evictions for nonpayment of rent to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Citing the historic threat to public health posed by coronavirus, the CDC declared that an eviction moratorium would help ensure people are able to practice social distancing and comply with stay at home orders.  The moratorium took effect September 4 and last until…

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Added by Lee Cruz on October 9, 2020 at 5:20pm — No Comments

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Open Street Project

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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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

This Year, Small Business Saturday Means More Than Ever

As we head toward Small Business Saturday, we are highlighting some of the inspiring entrepreneurs we’ve met this year. For them, it’s not just a business: it’s who they are and what they dream of.

Chicago’s Little Village Florist and Event Planning Business is Expecting Growth, Even During the Pandemic

On 26th Street, in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, bustling storefronts serve the community’s Mexican immigrant population and attract customers from all over the city and suburbs. Many of them visit La Orquidea, a florist and event planning business that is planning for growth, even in the midst of the pandemic.

In Detroit, Attractive Workforce Housing for Families Replaces a Vacant, Dilapidated Structure

What gains can be made at the intersection of art, housing and community development? In Detroit, developers are building a new workforce housing project that not only meets the needs of moderate-income families, but also incorporates an art gallery and other commercial space that contributes to the health of the surrounding area. LISC is proud to help finance this important effort.

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