nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
Anyone walking a hot stretch of sidewalk along Grand Avenue now has an inviting spot to rest in the shade, talk to neighbors, and watch children play.
The oasis is called a “parklet,” and was designed by two Yale graduate students who won New Haven’s first Parklet Design Competition, a collaboration between GoNewHavenGo, the Department of Transportation,…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 19, 2018 at 12:46pm — No Comments
By Robert K. Ross Jul. 17, 2018
Civic engagement and community voice make up the secret sauce of US democracy. We need a new, community-generated social compact to assert the vision and policy framework for an inclusive 21st-century America.…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 17, 2018 at 5:36pm — No Comments
I’m reaching out today looking for a potential partner for a class at the University of New Haven. I’m hoping that our students can help your organization while they gain a deeper understanding of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world as they relate to the field of health care.
The class is titled Elementary Spanish for Health Care I and the instructor, Dr. Alessia Dalsant, is looking for her students to volunteer at a local organization(s) that serves Spanish…Continue
Added by Sally Anastos on July 17, 2018 at 11:05am — No Comments
The strength of American cities – and the nation as a whole – depends on generating inclusive growth for people of all races, ethnicities, and incomes...
REPORT on: Building Shared Prosperity in America’s Cities…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 16, 2018 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 16, 2018 at 5:59pm — No Comments
What is art?
A simple definition of art can be many things to many people.
Webster's Dictionary defines it as "the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially
in the production of aesthetic objects.” That sounds about right. Broad enough for the intellects
and straightforward enough for the common folk.…
Added by Anthony McClean on July 16, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments
Why do so many pregnant women and young mothers die?
Your guess is as good as our government’s. We simply don’t know. Even the statistics we have aren’t current, though from all indications the U.S.’s mortality rate is rising, as it is in Afghanistan and Sudan.
But in the U.S., the rate has risen by 136 percent between 1990 and 2013...…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 13, 2018 at 4:08pm — No Comments
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 12, 2018 at 12:11pm — No Comments
Nonprofit Quarterly: | July 9, 2018
Superficially, it seems that the current US presidential administration has it in for babies. Even as it…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 10, 2018 at 11:38am — No Comments