nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
The City and the Urban Resources Initiative (URI) are collaborating in an effort to clean up city parks. If you think you can help check out the options on the attached flyer for dates, times and locations.
Added by Lee Cruz on August 31, 2011 at 7:05pm — No Comments
Greetings, everybody. In the wake of the hurricane, I feel there is a great opportunity to help bring together those in our community. One such tool for fostering community growth is SHARE Haven. SHARE Haven is The Greater New Haven area's Time Bank. With time banking, people offer their services and skills to one another, recording their time to be used as a currency with others in the network. With so many…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 30, 2011 at 9:41pm — No Comments
No power, no water at your house?
A. If you have a water tank you have upwards of 50 gallons of potable water in your basement.
1. Turn of the pilot so the water heater does not burn out.
2. Open a facet at the highest level of your home so air can get into the system
3. Take water from your water tank through the faucet at the bottom of the tank, once you drain it do not for get to shut the Faucet off.
4. Remember, no hot water until you start…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 29, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Not In Our Town National Week of Action: Communities Stand Together Against Hate
Date: September 18–24
More Information: www.niot.org
Communities nationwide are using a new PBS documentary, Not In Our Town: Light in the…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 26, 2011 at 5:29pm — No Comments
The Greater New Haven Green Fund is now accepting grant proposals for environmental projects related to pollution reduction and environmental justice. The Fund will distribute $50,000 this fall through three grant levels:
Nonprofit organizations and community groups working to improve the environmental quality of life in the New Haven…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 24, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Hi GNH Community,
The Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) has about 10 computers that they are looking to donate to a local non-profit. These are 3 yr old Dell optiplex 755 machines, in the desktop form factor, with 2GB of RAM and with a 20 in. Dell monitor. A catch is that there is no operating system or any software installed on these computers. So they are a clean slate and would need at least an operating installed before they would be of use. YSPH cannot supply the operating…Continue
Immigrants and refugees will receive help in studying for the U.S. Citizenship Test. Curriculum includes lessons on U.S. history, civics, and government, and will prepare participants to take the citizenship exam.
Wednesday evenings (beginning August 17th), 6-8 pm
NH Public Library, 133 Elm Street.
Classes are free and open to all. Please spread the word!
This program is a collaboration between IRIS- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services,…Continue
Added by Kelly Hebrank on August 14, 2011 at 7:22pm — No Comments
IRIS is looking to fill the FT position of Refugee Education and Youth Services Program Coordinator.
IRIS- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (www.irisct.org) welcomes and resettles approximately 200 refugees each year-- people fleeing persecution in their home countries who are invited to come to the United States. They come seeking safety, freedom, peace, and opportunities. IRIS is responsible for welcoming them…Continue
Added by Kelly Hebrank on August 14, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Canning is a lifelong skill that can help you maximize your intake of yummy local produce! This Thursday at CitySeed's Fair Haven Farmers' Market, community member Ruziye Yeroz will teach us how to pickle and can farm fresh cucumbers…Continue
Added by Emma Mendelsohn on August 9, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
TELLING YOUR PROGRAM’S STORY
"The purpose of this workbook is to help public health program administrators understand what a “success story” is, why it is important to tell success stories, and how to develop success stories. This document is intended to be used by program…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 8, 2011 at 3:23pm — No Comments