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July 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Prime New Haven Space Available: non-profits preferred!!

Spaced Out? 

 

Need to Move? Need to Expand?

Need Easy on-off Highway Access?

Parking a problem?

 

We have significant space available now and more after the first of the year (potentially up to 17,000 sf total - flexible). 

 

Located at 95 Hamilton Street in New Haven, the former Easter Seals Building.

 

For further details, call Richard Everett at (203) 506-9708.  



I'd love to see it filled with not-for-profits, especially Youth… Continue

Added by Todd Foster on July 26, 2011 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Three Full Scholarships Available - Executive Director Summer Retreat

Three Full Scholarships Available

Due to multiple philanthropic support, (three) full scholarships are remaining for next week’s Facing Change Executive Director Summer Retreat for Greater New Haven area nonprofits. If you are an Executive Director of a Greater New Haven nonprofit and would like to apply for the scholarship please contact Linda Friedman at linda.friedman@uconn.edu or…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 26, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

CARE: School Coordinator Position

Dear CARE Steering Committee members:

CARE is seeking a full time School Project Coordinator. Please review the attached job description. If you know of someone qualified for this contracted position (no benefits), contact Sue Peters at susan.marie.peters@yale.edu

Thank you!

Alycia

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Added by Alycia Santilli on July 25, 2011 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Fair Haven Farmers' Market: Become a Friend of the Market!

The Fair Haven Farmers' Market runs every Thursday, 3pm - 7pm, in the Quinnipiac River Park, on the corner of Grand Avenue and Front Street.  



You can now show your support for CitySeed Farmers' Markets by becoming a Friend of the Market! We are in our second season of the Friends of the Market program at the Edgewood Park, and we are now excited to expand it to Fair Haven and the…

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Added by Emma Mendelsohn on July 25, 2011 at 1:34pm — No Comments

350.org Internships in CT

350.org, a grassroots global movement working to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis, is announcing two internships available to residents of Connecticut.  Interns will spend 10-20hrs/week August through September organizing in CT for Moving Planet (moving-planet.org), a global day of action to move beyond fossil fuels on 9/24/11, in order to gain hands-on experience and training in movement building and organizing/activism.  Candidates must be focused, reliable, good… Continue

Added by Justin Haaheim on July 20, 2011 at 3:47pm — No Comments

New Life Corporation - Employment Opportunities

New Life Corporation is a small 501(c)(3) organization based in New Haven Connecticut. Its mission is to improve the economic security of low and moderate-income families living in Greater New Haven through a combination of financial education and asset-building services. We currently have two opportunities for the Greater New Haven area, that being of a Financial Services Program Manager and a staff Grant Writer to work with our development team.

 

Please see the links below…

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Added by Christopher Cornell on July 14, 2011 at 10:57am — No Comments

CT Material trader - office furniture, computers and other items


Click here to find office furniture, computers and other items. This is a FREE online resource created to help organizations in Connecticut find, sell, trade or give away useful used or surplus materials.

Added by Lee Cruz on July 12, 2011 at 11:01am — No Comments

Volunteer with New Haven Promise Support a college going culture, here's why:

http://www.luminafoundation.org/publications/A_stronger_nation.pdf

 

Based on an analysis conducted by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, a much larger proportion of jobs in the U.S. will require higher education — even in the near term. This analysis — Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018— shows that fully 60 percent of…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 1, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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Neighborhoods: What is Working

When Disaster Hits, Your First Responder Probably Will Not Be a First Responder

The FIRST assets in a disaster are neighbors. In fact, it turns out that while your neighbors have everything to do with your immediate chances in a disaster, your neighbors and their collective extended connections determine how well and how fast your community will recover.

Organizational Culture of Fear: The Shadow Side of US Culture

Don't let the title mislead you. Peter's intimate conversation with life, career and business coach CJ Liu is profound, touching and funny. Ostensibly a discussion of Peter's book Flawless Consulting, CJ says at the end, "We didn't talk about the book at all." Instead, the conversation ranged from personal transformation, integrating who you are with what you do and outlets for pain and rage to freedom, authenticity, courage and the power of co-creation--plus yoga, cartoons, parenting and much more.

The Problem With Problems

One of the reasons we may have so little productive citizen creativity at the local level is that people buy into the belief that the purpose of getting together is to deal with a problem. There is another purpose that is probably more important: engagement that mobilizes citizen creativity and contributions.

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.

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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.

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Home for the Holidays, and for Good

This is the story of Michael Elliot, who was homeless and fighting cancer when his life took a sharp turn for the better. Through a unique partnership with ProMedica Health in Toledo, where he was receiving treatment, Elliot was introduced to a LISC Financial Opportunity Center. There, he worked with a financial coach, who helped him secure a safe, affordable apartment and even begin saving money—all within a few months. Said Elliot, “It’s the greatest thing in the world that I have a place to call home.”

Kindling Hope in a Chicago Neighborhood

You can feel the change, say residents. Police data show it, too. In just one year, crime and violence have dropped precipitously in Englewood, a Chicago neighborhood where LISC has long partnered with local leaders, according to an article in the Chicago Tribune. How did it change? A concerted mix of strategic policing and community engagement, says Julia Ryan, LISC’s VP for health & safety—the very approach LISC supports in Englewood and dozens of communities across the country.

LISC Pledges New Commitment to Health

LISC has invested deeply in the health and wellbeing of people in the places where we work for 40 years. But we’re upping the ante. President and CEO Maurice Jones calls partners to join us in upending health disparities through tailored investments in communities, and designing a plan to assess the health outcomes of our broad work in economic development, housing, safety and financial stability.

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