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September 2021 Blog Posts (15)

United Way of Greater New Haven Invites You to Join Virtual Community Conversations on Employment & Income

UNITED WAY OF GREATER NEW HAVEN INVITES YOU TO JOIN VIRTUAL COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: EMPLOYMENT & INCOME

Your experience as a job seeker is wanted - whether you are currently looking for a job, you would like to advance your career, or if you’ve been hired and want to share your feedback on how to make the job search process more supportive, coordinated, and successful.



United Way of Greater New Haven is holding a series of…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on September 22, 2021 at 9:36am — No Comments

City Gallery Members Celebrate Open Source 2021, a Visual Arts Festival

Artspace’s Open Source 2021 is the perfect chance for City Gallery to showcase its eclectic mix of visual artists in a month-long group show, on view from October 1 - October 31. The show, OPEN SOURCE @ CITY, will feature work by 17 member artists and includes Open Source Festival Receptions on Saturday, October 23, and Sunday, October 24, from 1PM to…

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Added by Jen Payne on September 22, 2021 at 6:05am — No Comments

Three Upcoming Urban Forestry Grant Opportunities

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) is pleased to announce three upcoming urban forestry grant opportunities. Award amounts, types of projects funded, and deadlines vary; see Urban Forestry Grant Opportunities (ct.gov) for a full overview.…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 17, 2021 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Applications are now open for CARE's Community Research Fellow Cohort!

BECOME A COMMUNITY RESEARCH FELLOW

In this 9-month program, Community Research Fellows will collaborate with Yale Investigators and be trained In community engaged and patient-centered research to Inform health studies and impact New Haven residents.

PARTICIPANTS

Greater New Haven and surrounding area residents are encouraged to apply. Residents from the following neighborhoods will be prioritized.

Dixwell

Dwight

Fair Haven

The Hill…

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Added by Tammy R. Chapman on September 16, 2021 at 5:21pm — No Comments

Applications are now open for CARE's 2021-2022 New Haven Health Leader Cohort!

Become a New Haven Health Leader!

ABOUT

In this 9-month training program, New Haven Health Leaders will learn about health disparities and solutions to create health equity at the neighborhood level. We will co-learn from each other about New Haven's neighborhoods, community engagement, and leadership development, with a focus on improving health in New Haven.

PARTICIPANTS

Greater New Haven and surrounding area residents are encouraged to apply.…

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Added by Tammy R. Chapman on September 15, 2021 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Racial Equity and Creative Healing grants awarded to Greater New Haven artists, projects and programs

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven awards $583,000 in partnership with the Arts Council of Greater New Haven

New Haven, CT (Sept. 13, 2021) - Sixteen local artists and art projects including a Black film festival, neighborhood jazz workshops, youth podcasting and a platform for local hip-hop artists are…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 15, 2021 at 3:50pm — No Comments

The Rise of the UniverCity

As they come to resemble corporations, universities increasingly wield the kind of power and influence that were hallmarks of ruthless employers in isolated company towns. Historian Davarian Baldwin calls this ominous trend the “rise of the UniverCity.”

https://jacobinmag.com/2021/09/university-cities-urban-development-gentrification

Added by Lee Cruz on September 15, 2021 at 10:57am — No Comments

What is gentrification? It’s not the problem you might think it is. - Vox

The worst problems are in the neighborhoods that aren’t gentrifying.

“Was anyone really asking for a gentrified Gone Girl?” reads a one-line, half-star review of Promising Young Woman.

“Graphic Novels Are Comic Books, But Gentrified” one …

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 15, 2021 at 10:55am — No Comments

How to Take Risks Without Losing Your Donors

In the seventh grade, Sara1 remembers joining her classmates to write letters. In a letter that began “Dear Sponsor,” they’d thank the person paying for their education, who they’d likely never meet. Sara would share her career ambitions, hoping to inspire the sponsor enough to keep supporting her. She’d ask questions, inviting a response. Finally, before she signed and mailed her letter, she’d draw. When she was younger, this might be a picture of herself or…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 15, 2021 at 10:50am — No Comments

Doing More by Doing Less: A Call to Rethink Philanthropy

Nonprofit Quarterly
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Added by Lee Cruz on September 8, 2021 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Black Women in Philanthropy: The Art of Everyday Giving as Activism

Nonprofit Quarterly
July 22,…
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Added by Lee Cruz on September 8, 2021 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Consumer Initiative Grants Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for Continuum's South Central Peer and Employment Services' Consumer Initiative Grants.
People in recovery (receiving DMHAS services) can apply to complete a rewarding project, take a class, go on an…
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Added by Continuum of Care, Inc. on September 8, 2021 at 11:01am — No Comments

Continuum Holiday Bazaar: Volunteers Wanted

Be part of something good and volunteer for Continuum's Holiday Bazaar (November 13).Volunteers receive 10 Free Raffle Tickets. Click here to volunteer: https://www.continuumct.org/bazaar-volunteer.…

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Added by Continuum of Care, Inc. on September 2, 2021 at 11:09am — No Comments

Local Professionals Selected for New, Two-Year Leadership and Career Development Program

New Haven, CT (August 31, 2021) The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (The Foundation) is excited to announce the members of the first BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color) Cohort for Nonprofit Leadership program. The new career development program was conceived in early 2021 as part of The Foundation’s Stepping Forward commitment…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 1, 2021 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Five Frogs Announces BIPOC Peer Learning Cohort - Apply by Sept. 20th

Five Frogs, the organization building a powerful movement of diverse, representative leaders working together for an equitable Connecticut, invites BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) leaders to participate in a five-part series designed to support a cross-sector cohort in diving deeper into their personal liberation work while exploring how their experiences intersect with theories of identity, power, intersectionality, structural racism and oppression, and shame…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on September 1, 2021 at 2:10pm — No Comments

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Out of concern for the welfare of our community and staff, The Community Foundation office at 70 Audubon is closed to visitors until further notice; Foundation staff are available by phone and email during normal business hours Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. to conduct business. For up-to-date information about The Foundation’s response to COVID-19, please visit:   www.cfgnh.org/covid-19. To contact a staff member, view our staff directory.

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Open Street Project

An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

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Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

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Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Kevin Hart’s Gran Coramino™ Tequila Brand and LISC Form Partnership to Fuel Growth for Black and Latinx Businesses

Gran Coramino Tequila selects LISC to be its first impact partner in the United States. LISC will work with Gran Coramino Tequila and its founders, Kevin Hart and Juan Domingo Beckmann, to help close racial wealth and opportunity gaps for Black and Latinx small businesses.

Watering the Seeds of Pride for the Next Generation—and Generations to Come

As Pride Month comes to a close, we check in with LISC community partner LYRIC—the Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center—in San Francisco, where LGBTQ+ young people are building community, autonomy and fulfilling, empowered lives.

What the Supreme Court’s Dobbs Ruling Means for Our Communities and Our Work

Simply put, it will have a far reaching and devastating impact on equity and the wellbeing of women and families in underserved communities and those living with economic instability.

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