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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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How Community Animators Work Around the World

Transcription of John and Peter's July 25th conversation with Cormac Russell on his work with communities, agencies, NGOs and governments using ABCD and other strengths-based approaches in Kenya, Rwanda, Southern Sudan, South Africa, the UK, Ireland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Canada and Australia.

Our 13 Staging Posts in Learning and Developmpent

What the community animators at UK-based consulting and research organization Nurture Development have learned in the 21 years since its founding.

How Community Action Shapes Health

Deborah Puntenney has been a colleague of John McKnight and Jody Kretzmann at the Asset-Based Community Development Institute for 25 years. In this transcribed conversation, John and Peter talk with her about how her work focuses on engaging citizens to become effective co-producers of their own health and well-being.

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.

The post Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th! appeared first on Open Streets Project.

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.

The post Open Streets Project Revamped appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

A Market That Kindles Culture and Commerce

In St. Paul, MN, a summer celebration of arts and entrepreneurship, modeled on night markets in Asia, has galvanized commerce and culture along University Avenue. LISC's longtime partner, the Asian Economic Development Association, is leading the charge to revitalize the district, where Southeast Asian residents and businesspeople have incorporated a "a Minnesota twist."

How Arts and Culture Can Catalyze Rural Development

In an interview for Rural Voices, a publication of the Housing Assistance Council, Bob Reeder, Rural LISC's director for national programs, discusses the importance of inclusion, diversity and economic equity when bringing arts and culture into community development efforts. With those key ingredients, creative placemaking can be a winning proposition for rural revitalization.

What a Farmers Market Can Do

In honor of National Farmers Market Week (August 6 to 12), we’re recognizing the extraordinary markets that LISC has helped launch, grow and support, and how much good they bring to their communities.

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