nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
The National Veterans Council is currently working on a project to develop a schematic plan for redevelopment of the Long Wharf Waterfront Park ,where there is a collection of war memorials, including the Vietnam Veteran Memorial and are sited between I-95 and the New Haven Harbor.This project will not only be enhancement of the Vietnam Memorial and how it is use by the public as a place of memory, but will also be an exciting new comprehensive vision for this…Continue
Added by Olivia C Henderson on July 30, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments
SCHOOL BASED ENROLLMENT and MATCH SPECIALIST
Position open until filled. Please send resumes to: email@example.com
Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking a qualified candidate to assist and manage an after school mentoring program in New Haven and manage a case load of mentoring matches in the Southwestern CT area.
37.5 Hours a…Continue
Added by Amy Page on July 29, 2016 at 11:26am — No Comments
As timing is everything (think summer reading) and a new Star Trek movie has just been released I just happened to come across, Make It So. Make It So, by Wess Roberts and Bill Ross offers leadership lessons from Star Trek The Next Generation (which for those of you who are not Trekkies, is the series with Jean-Luc Picard as the captain of the starship Enterprise).
So, if you would like to combine your thirst for entertaining with educational reading, Make It So (Pocket Books, 1995)…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on July 29, 2016 at 10:40am — No Comments
Added by New Haven Farms on July 28, 2016 at 3:52pm — No Comments
We are looking for an energetic, creative and extremely well organized volunteer to help in organizing parts of our annual Contra Dance! The dance is our annual fundraiser and harvest celebration. It will be the third annual event - it consists of a silent auction, contra dance led by local contra hero Billy Fischer, light locally sourced hors d'oeuvres and alcohol for sale. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic person looking to work with some great…Continue
Added by New Haven Farms on July 28, 2016 at 3:49pm — No Comments
Mary Wade’s Mission of Service
Mary Wade is planning to expand its mission to meet the growing needs in the community. Connecticut is undergoing a permanent and historic transformation in its demographics - it is aging. Between 2010 and 2040, Connecticut’s population of people age 65 and older is projected to grow by 57%, with less than 2% growth for people age 20 to 64 during the same period. Moreover, residents born in Connecticut today can expect to live to be 80.8…Continue
Added by David V. Hunter on July 28, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Young girls clad in red dresses, accessorized with numbers for identification sat as prey among predators. As the girls watched cartoons, the predators watched them, shrewdly choosing their next victim. But, one girl in particular stood out – her number read 146.
“Her name became a number, her number became our name” reads the website of Love146, an international human rights organization…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 28, 2016 at 12:13pm — No Comments
Common Ground — the nation’s oldest environmental charter high school, creating the next generation of successful college students and powerful community and environmental leaders — is seeking one passionate, creative, and certified Social Studies/History teacher. This teacher will have the chance to:
Added by Joel Tolman on July 27, 2016 at 12:28pm — No Comments
Program Manager for Nonprofit Educational Organization
Salma Khatoon Academy (SKA) is looking to grow its organization and programming by hiring a Program Manager to oversee its educational initiatives. Programs will take place in Branford, CT in a 12,000 ft2 school building on 2.75 acres of bucolic…Continue
Added by Kelly Hebrank on July 22, 2016 at 2:03pm — No Comments
Nobody deserves to be in jail simply because they cannot afford their bail. #decriminalizepoverty #endcashbail
Added by Patrick Sullivan on July 22, 2016 at 11:11am — No Comments
Hello! On Thursday, August 25, we will hold a day of service for our incoming law students to better acquaint them with volunteer opportunities in and around New Haven. We have 200 students and are looking for placements for part or all of that day.
If your organization has any general volunteer needs (painting, lawn work, maintenance, food preparation, office support, etc), please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please let me know how many students you need and…Continue
Board members that judge a "book by its cover" may seriously lose-out on opportunities in prospective CEOs. That's my basic takeaway from the following Washington Post article about a study that examined how:
CEO's "faces" send messages;
"looks" for for-profits are likely different than what nonprofits (and their donors) desire; and, bottom line, there may be some truly hidden gems out there that get missed because of personal bias by board members or just plain mis-judgement. I…
Added by Mike Burns on July 12, 2016 at 8:48am — No Comments
Citing Experience and Recent Data, Panel of Young Women Recommend Investing in Girls of Color at 21st Annual Meeting of Community Fund for Women & Girls
New Haven, CT (July 6, 2016) –The Community Fund for Women & Girls, Greater New Haven’s permanent charitable endowment dedicated solely to advancing women and girls, convened stakeholders to hear the status of girls in Connecticut and the region on June 29 at its Annual Meeting. The event featured Dr. Andrea…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 6, 2016 at 5:18pm — No Comments
Last week New Reach's maintenance van was broken into and over $3000 worth of tools were stolen. These are literally the tools we use to build hopeful futures. If you can we are in need of the following tools:
Dewalt 18V cordless tools:
Impact Driver, 2 reciprocating saws, Hammer drill, drill, circular saw, cut off tool/grinder, 7 x 18V batteries, Milwaukee reciprocating saw with blades, Pneumatic staple gun, Bosh left hand circular saw.
If you can help by…Continue
Added by Mary Grande on July 6, 2016 at 4:19pm — No Comments
Coordinator, Community Impact
United Way of Greater New Haven (UWGNH) brings people and organizations together to create solutions to Greater New Haven’s most pressing challenges in the areas of Education, Income, and Health. We tackle issues that cannot be solved by any one group…Continue
Added by Susan Nappi on July 5, 2016 at 2:45pm — No Comments
To Each and Every One of You.....
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on July 4, 2016 at 11:24am — No Comments
This article captures some of the excellent feedback we got at our community planning meeting last week. Thanks again to those who came out!
Added by Patrick Sullivan on July 1, 2016 at 4:41pm — No Comments