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September 2010 Blog Posts (12)

FREE tickets for the unemployed and their families

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra is offering free tickets to the unemployed and their families. Can you help us spread the word? If your agency provides services to the unemployed, please let us know and we would be happy to include you in our FREE ticket program.

Tickets are available on request to these upcoming events:…

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Added by Elaine C. Carroll on September 29, 2010 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Exceptional Early Childhood Trainer

Colleagues,

Last night, we hosted Bill Corbett and 150 parents and professionals at Ansonia High School. The response to Bill’s presentation was phenomenal. The audience was fully engaged for two…

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Added by Richard Knoll on September 29, 2010 at 11:44am — No Comments

Teacher Assistant Job Opening at TEAM Inc

Location: Lower Naugatuck Valley area

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 23, 2010 at 3:03pm — No Comments

CT Commission for Child Support seeks Public Comment - Non-Custodial Parent Payments to Custodial Parent

Connecticut Commission for Child Support Guidelines is in the process of reviewing the state's guidelines to determine how much financial support a non-custodial parent should pay the custodial parent. The commission is seeking public comments, which provides us with the opportunity to offer our perspective on the child support guidelines.…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 21, 2010 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Connecticut Housing Coalition seeks Executive Director

The Connecticut Housing Coalition, the state's leading membership organization for affordable housing, is seeking an Executive Director. The Coalition, which has six staff members and an annual budget of $750,000, is comprised of more than 250 member organizations - including nonprofit housing developers,…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 20, 2010 at 2:55pm — No Comments

IRIS Thrift Shop needs voluntters

Hello friends of IRIS.

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> As many of you know, our new thrift shop, Clothes without Borders (900

> Grand Ave, New Haven. Just two blocks from State Street) celebrated its

> Grand Opening this past weekend.

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> In order to keep it open 6 days a week (Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 to

> 6, and Sunday, 12 to 4) we need volunteers; mainly for the afternoons,

> from 1:00 to 6:00.

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> It's a great way to help IRIS,… Continue

Added by Chris George on September 15, 2010 at 9:52am — No Comments

New funding award opportuntity

Community Partners, a nonprofit organization affiliated with the Harvard Business School Club of Connecticut, will once again offer the…

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Added by Penny Canny on September 13, 2010 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut seeking Program Director

SEND RESUMES ONLY (mail/fax or…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 10, 2010 at 6:03pm — No Comments

The Seven Billionth Person Project

In the next 1,000 days, the seven billionth person will be born ... What would you tell him or her about the world we live in?



The Arts Council, in partnership with The Parachute Factory, and PROOF: Media for Social Justice, presents:



The Seven Billionth Person Project

Curated by Valerie Belanger and Leora Kahn

A virtual and real exhibition of images, video, creative writing. . .

JOIN IN. PARTICIPATE.

Last call…

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Added by Cindy Clair on September 10, 2010 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Urgent need for 2 twin beds

Family in Greater New Haven is in urgent need of two twin size beds for two children if you can help please contact Jack Walsh:…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 8, 2010 at 9:41am — No Comments

Diaper Bank seeks Executive Director

The Diaper Bank (TDB), is a a non-profit organization focused on providing basic needs to children and families in CT. TDB is located in North Haven, CT, the job requires travel throughout the state.



The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer, reporting directly to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of mission and financial objectives.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include, but are not limited…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 3, 2010 at 10:40am — No Comments

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Neighborhoods: What is Working

Associating Associations: The Power of Convening

While many institutions are interested in enabling neighborhoods, they tend to focus on interventions and see convening as a means to their ends. An even more productive function could be to act as a neutral convener.

Visionary Leadership in Community Building

How do we create a culture, a way of being together that affirms our relatedness? Peter talks with Nicole Farkouh about visionary leadership, personal versus communal transformation and building community in organizations, neighborhoods and beyond.

Restorative Practices

How using the principles and practices of restorative justice builds capacity in communities and, in effect, gets justice out of courthouses and into neighborhoods.

Open Street Project

SAVE THE DATE FOR the Open Streets Summit 2018 in New Orleans!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with Walk Bike Places and the City of Gretna to deliver an educational Open Streets Summit in Gretna and New Orleans, from September 15-16 2018. Summit Description The Summit will feature a behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program, as well as breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and a World Café with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. The Summit will provide inspiration and practical tips for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters from public health, transportation, planning, public space, and policymaking fields....

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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

LISC CEO to Congress: Here’s What Opportunity Zones Need To Succeed

Maurice A. Jones testified before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress this week, urging its members to implement Opportunity Zones in ways that will truly benefit Americans in underinvested communities. The policy can spur billions in private investment in the country’s most distressed census tracts and play a major role in closing the opportunity gap, he said. But we need federal tax incentives and other strategies to help the program succeed.

Crowdfunding + LISC Give Small Businesses a Big Boost

Small businesses are a major dynamo of innovation and growth in our economy—they make up more than 99 percent of U.S. enterprises and create two out of every three new jobs. A partnership between LISC and the crowdfunding platform Kiva is connecting small business entrepreneurs across the country with the capital and knowhow they need to succeed.

Crossing a Bridge to Success: One Mother’s Story

In honor of Mother’s Day, we are sharing the story of Paulette Arnold, a single parent of four who is turning her family’s financial life around—and building a rewarding career—after completing a LISC-supported Bridges to Opportunity program in San Diego.

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