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September 2013 Blog Posts (10)

New Haven Food Advocate Training/Internship Program

The NHFPC Food Advocate training is taking place on October 26th, and will be followed by an 11 hour internship.  The training is being organized by the New Haven Food Policy Council, the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE), and End Hunger CT!



The Food Advocate training is designed to train New Haven residents who have received food assistance to become their own advocates. Through basic skills and advocacy coaching, this training and…
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Added by New Haven Food Policy Council on September 26, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Employment Opportunity:External Relations Associate (Public Allies Connecticut - New Haven)

Public Allies Connecticut



September 24th, 2013

External Relations Associate (Public Allies Connecticut - New Haven)

About Public Allies:



Public Allies’ mission is to advance new leadership to strengthen communities, nonprofits, and civic participation. We are motivated by our conviction that everyone can lead, and that lasting social change results when citizens of all…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 24, 2013 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Volunteer for United Way's Days of Caring, Oct. 5-18

United Way invites you to join with others in response to community needs, and demonstrate what people working together can accomplish in our region.  

We all have special talents, things we can do to help. And when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all.

Whether it’s reading to children, painting a community center, or delivering meals to homebound seniors, there are things we can all do to strengthen our community, foster civic…

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Added by Cara Rosner on September 24, 2013 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Opportunity for Emerging Artist (ages 15-18 or grades 10-12)

The YoungArts Foundation is accepting application from  "...emerging artists (ages 15-18 or grades 10-12)." National Young Arts Foundation is an organization that provides serious training, mentorship and scholarship to youth artist in various disciplines. The accolades and awards are substantial and they have good list of alumni, Vanessa Williams, Kerry Washington and others who have become well known in their field. Refer to the link below for more information about the application…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 23, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Opportunity to Learn About the Overhead Myth...

Jacob Harold of GuideStar guest blogs about the over head myth for the Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jacob-harold/charity-overhead_b_3964460.html 

He will be in New Haven on October 1, if you would like to ask him a question join us:…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 23, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Employment Opportunities: Fair Haven Community Health Center

We are looking for passionate, caring individuals who are interested improving the health of the Fair Haven community. For over 40 years, Fair Haven Community Health Center has been a leader in health care in Connecticut and is focused on providing excellent, affordable primary care, mental health, and support services to all patients, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. FHCHC is proud to have a diverse and motivated team of professionals who are constantly seeking ways to…

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Added by Abigail Paine on September 23, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

AMBER Alert ID session sponsorship

The Rotary Club of New Haven is looking for a corporate or individual $300 event sponsorship at the Peabody Museum during the ¡Fiesta Latina Festival on Oct. 12th. - hours 10 AM to 4 PM. Your fee will be acknowledged by way of sponsor signage and the sponsor's name printed on ever card printed.



The fee will go toward offsetting consumable supplies during the event as well as toward funding wear and tear cost of the the computer, printer and camera equipment. NH Rotary will provide…

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Added by Rotary Club of New Haven on September 20, 2013 at 9:55am — No Comments

Henry C Flagg at Grove Street Cemetery

October is just around the corner and I thought I would give a brief bio on one of the noted Grove Street residents  - I chose Henry C. Flagg, a New Haven Mayor from 1834 to 1839. He was not only our Mayor but also a rector and a poet.

Henry C Flagg was noted for his involvement with The Citizen's Line - a steamship company which New Haveners felt…

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Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on September 18, 2013 at 7:44am — No Comments

Employment Opportunities: Executive Assistant (posted 9/6/13)

Title: Executive Assistant

Department: Finance, Investments, Administration & Technology Department

Reports to:  Senior Vice President…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 6, 2013 at 4:57pm — No Comments

Mary Wade's Support Group for those experiencing families or clients with Alzheimer's Disease:

Mary Wade holds a monthly support group on its campus, located on 118 Clinton Avenue in New Haven, for professionals and families experiencing the effects of Alzheimer's Disease.

 

For more information and directions, please contact Tracy Gilbert, Director of the Adult Day Services, LCSW, (203) 562-7222.  

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Added by David V. Hunter on September 4, 2013 at 4:06pm — No Comments

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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.

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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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