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Go Over The Edge for United Way of Greater New Haven

On May 2nd, United Way of Greater New Haven will be having it's first Over the Edge fundraiser event!

100 brave participants will be stepping over the edge and rappelling off the AVANGRID building in Orange with the goal of

raising funds to help families thrive!

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Added by Kathleen Norwood Crisafi on February 21, 2020 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Caring for Neglected Pets at The Animal Haven

The Animal Haven in North Haven recently opened its new cat wing with grant support from the Lillian and Henry Konopacke Fund at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. The wing is part of a larger renovation that brings the shelter up to best practice standards for housing,…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 20, 2020 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Black History Month is a chance for white parents to learn how to talk about racism

Black History Month is first and foremost a weeks-long celebration of the pioneering black Americans who changed the course of our culture and country. 

For white parents, particularly those who don't feel comfortable or prepared to talk with their children about race and racism, the month should also be seen as a timely opportunity to start essential, on-going conversations about racist ideas…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 20, 2020 at 11:26am — No Comments

Celebrating and Honoring Ta-Nehisi Coates

Today we are celebrating and honoring, Ta-Nehisi Coates who is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Between the World and Me, winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 19, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Public libraries are expanding the sharing economy by adding Libraries of Things to their catalogs

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 18, 2020 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Will Worker Ownership Seize Center Stage in US Politics in 2020?

Could worker ownership of corporations hit mainstream US politics in 2020? Some Democratic presidential candidates are making that case, reports Jeff Stein in the Washington Post...…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 18, 2020 at 9:26am — No Comments

Celebrating and Honoring Monica Jackson

Today we are celebrating and honoring Monica Simpson who is the Executive Director of SisterSong, an organization working on building an effective network of individuals and organizations to improve communities.
 
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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 17, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

Celebrating and Honoring Van Jones

Today we are celebrating and honoring Van Jones who is an American news commentator, author and a world-class change maker.

#NHHSCelebratesBHM #BHM #NewHaven #HealthyStart #Activist

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 15, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

Celebrating and Honoring Ashley Jackson

Today we are celebrating and honoring Ashley Jackson who an activist, advocate, fiber artist and program management consultant. She served as the first Alabama State Director for the Human Rights Campaign.…

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 13, 2020 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Attention New Haven Residents

Your input is requested. Please Take a Survey of Community Needs!

The City of New Haven is seeking input for its 5-Year Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development for 2020-2024. 

Click here to go to this breif survey: …

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 12, 2020 at 9:31am — No Comments

Celebrating and Honoring Shaun King

Today we are celebrating and honoring, Shaun King, who is a husband, #father, #activist and journalist. He is also a columnist for The Intercept and the Writer-In-Residence at Harvard Law School’s Fair Punishment Project.

#NHHSCelebratesBHM #BHM #Activist

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 11, 2020 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Yale Law 2020 Critical Race Theory Conference: Reparations and Prison Abolition

Yale Law 2020 Critical Race Theory Conference: Reparations and Prison Abolition
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Added by Lee Cruz on February 10, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

National Archives Whitewash the Historical Record—Again

It is hard to make good decisions without good data. From the scale of nationwide efforts to improve education and healthcare to the day-to-day decisions faced by boards and staff of the smallest…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 10, 2020 at 10:04am — No Comments

Celebrating and Honoring Michelle Alexander

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 9, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

Celebrating and Honoring Bryan Stevenson

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 7, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Celebrating and Honoring Mari "Little Miss Flint" Copeny

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 5, 2020 at 9:25am — No Comments

Can Wood Construction Transform Cities From Carbon Source to Carbon Vault?

A new Yale study predicts that a transition to timber-based wood products in the construction of new housing, buildings, and infrastructure would not only offset enormous amounts of carbon emissions related to concrete and steel production — it could turn the world's cities into a vast carbon sink...…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 3, 2020 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Voices from the Field: 6 Leadership Imperatives for Philanthropy, Centered on Racial Equity

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January 30, 2020

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 3, 2020 at 11:36am — No Comments

Celebrating and Honoring Dr. Tiffany Wiggins

Today's activist that …

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 3, 2020 at 11:32am — No Comments

New Haven Healthy Start Celebrates and Honors Black History Month

Today is the first day of February and New Haven Healthy Start will be celebrating and honoring black activists during Black History Month.…

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 1, 2020 at 12:01pm — 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

Financial Opportunity Centers: Flexibility in the Face of a Pandemic

The people who run LISC’s Financial Opportunity Centers across the country are a class of essential workers who have had to think creatively and act quickly to help clients who are among those hardest hit by the brutal economic fallout of Covid-19. This is how they’ve adapted to make sure their services are reaching those who need them.

$15 Million from Wells Fargo Will Ramp up LISC-Kiva Support for Vulnerable Small Businesses

Wells Fargo is granting $15 million to LISC to support small businesses reeling in the wake of the economic fallout from Covid. LISC will use the funds in a partnership with Kiva, the crowd-funding social impact platform, to get grants and low-cost loans to more than 2,800 entrepreneurs in urban and rural markets nationwide. The capital will be targeted at preventing further loss in revenue, sustaining employment and averting vacancies among vulnerable small business owners.

Can Bold Federal Action Head Off a Covid-19 Housing Disaster?

The United States has never seen the scale of potential housing displacement that families are facing right now. The country needs an immediate, unprecedented federal housing relief plan—with rental assistance, foreclosure protection and housing aid to state/local governments—to keep families in their homes and protect communities from deep and lasting economic scars.

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