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Working farm and Green House

Anyone know of a working farm/greenhouse in the Greater New Haven area? That is open to have Easter Seals Goodwill Clients working part time.
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Added by Chuck Hazard on February 13, 2012 at 11:14am — No Comments

Grants: Open Spaces Sacred Places: The Healing Power of Nature - National Awards Initiative for Integrated Design and Research

The TKF Foundation announces the final phase of the Open Spaces Sacred Places (OSSP) National Awards Program.  The program was enacted in 2 phases, a Planning Grant Phase, now closed, and an open call for proposals. Final Awards will fund development of significant new sacred public green spaces in urban settings that demonstrate a combination of high quality design-build and rigorous…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 12, 2012 at 11:24am — No Comments

SOILent Green - Made FOR People

Fair Haven, CT - “Soylent green is people!” So screams the blustering bloviator of 1970 b-film maxims, Charlton Heston [I mean, who can forget this gem,It’s a Madhouse! from that ape flick] at the end of the same titled film when he discovers that Soylent Green is not just a natural food product created to feed the starving mass…

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Added by Melissa Waldron Lehner on February 9, 2012 at 11:36pm — No Comments

Black History Month - A Human Perspective: JP's Story is one of resilience, struggle, determination and hope

As we reflect on Black History, a very dear friend (JP) has shared his story about his battle with Stage 4 Prostate Cancer.  The intent is to offer a first-hand experience that will be helpful to others and hopefully, will encourage us all to be very proactive about our health and well-being. He shares his story as a contribution for Black History Month. Read: BHM Contribution. JP is an African-American…
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Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 8, 2012 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Great New Exhibit Opening at The Peabody Museum- BIG FOOD: Health, Culture & the Evolution of Eating

Opens this Saturday at 10am-4pm

Games, crafts, healthy food and much more for children and families.

Admission:

Children 3 & up- $5

Adults- $9

http://peabody.yale.edu/exhibits/big-food-health-culture-and-evolution-eating

Added by Lee Cruz on February 7, 2012 at 8:25am — No Comments

OneWorld's Ode to Lyris Soprano Camilla Williams: 10/18/1919 - 1/29/2012

We also honor William Still, Dorothy Dandridge, Claude McKay, Marcus Garvey, Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter, Lydia Maria Child, Hattie McDaniel & the thousands who bravely paved the way to the "freedoms" we enjoy today.  

http://oneworldpi.org/blog/

Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 7, 2012 at 2:28am — No Comments

Urgent needs for beds and dressers for new refugees

IRIS- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services is expecting over 20 new refugees to arrive in New Haven over the next two weeks.  We urgently need beds for them, especially twin size beds– mattresses, box springs, and frames.

We also need dressers and chests of drawers.

If you would like to donate any of these items – in good condition, please  -- and you live in or close to New Haven, please contact Chris George at cgeorge@irisct.org, or (203)…

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Added by Kelly Hebrank on February 6, 2012 at 9:23pm — No Comments

Black History Month 2012 - from an Education Perspective – Pt1: Emphasizing Education and Self-Respect

http://www.oneworldpi.org/blog and http://www.oneworldpi/education/education_videos.html

In a Policy Research Report done by Russell J. Skiba, Robert S. Michael and Abra Carroll Nardo and issued by Indiana Education Policy Center in June 2000, titled The Color of Discipline, the researchers pointed out things we knew to be…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 6, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

BLACK HISTORY MONTH – FROM A HEALTH PERSPECTIVE –

A MESSAGE EXPRESSLY FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN & THE WOMEN WHO LOVE THEM.

 The prostate gland is often the cause of very big problems for men, especially black men. Prostate Cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed forms of cancer in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, when compared with Caucasian males, African American males are diagnosed much later and the mortality rate is 2.4 times higher.  According to many reports, a big…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 2, 2012 at 2:22pm — No Comments

New Study Shows Shootings and Killings Can Be Stopped

Homicides were reduced by more than half in Baltimore’s Cherry Hill neighborhood. And in communities plagued by violence where Safe Streets wasn’t implemented, community members were seven times more likely to support using guns to resolve disputes compared to a Safe Streets neighborhood.

RWJF has supported CeaseFire and its replication since its start in Chicago in 2000, helping to test and refine intervention and prevention strategies. This is the first rigorous evaluation study of a…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 1, 2012 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance seeks opportunities for Students to shadow in NH nonprofits.

YANA—the Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance—is a new group whose goals include finding jobs, sharing resources, and expanding opportunities among the Yale community involved in or seeking to become involved in the nonprofit world. The group’s objective is to mobilize and unify the resources of our alumni network to better serve the needs and objectives of nonprofits. We want to help expose current students and recent grads to networking and career opportunities relating to the nonprofit sector. …

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Added by Joanne Sciulli on January 31, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Yale University Job Opening: Human Resources Specilaist

Yale University is seeking someone to join their client support team in Human Resources. Qualified individuals will have a B.A. and 6 years related HR experience. They are looking for someone with progressive HR experience in some of the following areas:  recruiting, employee relations, talent management, organizational development, training, HRIS, labor relations, etc. If you are qualified and interested then please submit your application here: …

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 31, 2012 at 11:09am — No Comments

YRM Seeks Program Director

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

 

January 2012

 

Youth Rights Media, a New Haven, Connecticut-based nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering youth, seeks a full time Program Director responsible for overall management and administration of programs.

 

The Organization:

 

Youth Rights Media (YRM) is a New Haven-based nonprofit dedicated to empowering youth to know, protect and advance their rights.  YRM builds youth…

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Added by Janis Astor del Valle on January 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Youth Resource for dealing with Real Life After High School

Navigating the Real World is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people in their teens and 20s navigate important life decisions and challenges. Read more

Added by Lee Cruz on January 29, 2012 at 7:09pm — No Comments

Link to Presentation - Making America Healthier for All: What Each of Us Can Do

Link to Powerpoint presentation: Making America Healthier for All: What Each of Us Can Do



Professor David R. Williams, PhD, MPH…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 24, 2012 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Governor Malloy Launches "City Canvas" Project for CT Cities

WWW.Courant.com

Governor Malloy Launches "City Canvas" Project for CT Cities

Mayors invited to submit plans to spur urban centers with art

By FRANK RIZZO

Hartford Courant

7:20 PM EST, January 23, 2012

Connecticut cities will be getting a bit of an artistic face -- and spirit--  lift.



Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, city leaders,…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 24, 2012 at 9:17am — No Comments

NOAA Liaison to the Long Island Sound Study

The NOAA Liaison to the Long Island Sound Study position has been 

announced. See _http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/307516800_

The individual selected for this position will:



- Serve as a liaison to the EPA Long Island Sound Study (LISS).

- Work on a variety of science advisory and coordination activities…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 23, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

New Haven Town Green Special Services District Searching for Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Town Green Special Services District is seeking the services of a professional manager with strong leadership, communications and collaborative skills to serve as its Executive Director.…



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Added by Lee Cruz on January 18, 2012 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Survey on the State of the Nonprofit Sector in Greater New Haven

Dear nonprofit leader:

 

In our continued effort to gather information on the state of the nonprofit sector in our region we are encouraging you to participate in the Nonprofit Finance Fund’s (NFF) annual survey. The Nonprofit Finance Fund has agreed to provide The Foundation with the aggregate data on our twenty-town region. This data will continue to help us understand the economic…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 18, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Be a role model for youth! Host a NHA Student Intern.

 

Be a role model for youth who want to enter your career field! By taking part in New Haven Academy's Student Internship Program, you are improving the quality of high school education in the greater New Haven area. Your participation is sincerely appreciated.

 

The Internship Program is designed to allow students to intern full-time, Monday through Thursday, for three weeks (May 14th- May 31st). Each student is placed with a host organization based on their personal…

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Added by Nydia Roman on January 18, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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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

LISC to Manage $100 Million NY Forward Loan Fund

A new $100 million loan fund will provide flexible, low-interest capital to small businesses and nonprofits in New York State reeling from the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. LISC will administer the funding, which will be distributed via five community development financial institutions and will go to enterprises, especially women- and minority-owned ones, with 20 or fewer employees that didn't receive lending capital through the SBA's Paycheck Protection Program.

New $5M Partnership with Truist to Tackle Digital Divide and Help Small Biz in Wake of Covid-19

Thanks to a grant from Truist Financial, LISC will intensify its work to support small businesses reeling from the financial fallout of Covid-19, and direct more resources to equipping communities with the infrastructure they need, now more than ever, to stay connected and economically viable.

LISC to Deploy Part of eBay's $15 Million in Covid-19 Relief Funds

The eBay Foundation has just ramped up its pandemic-focused grant-making to help more nonprofits and small businesses. LISC, a recipient of a portion of the largest donation in the e-commerce giant's history, will in turn deploy the grant money as part of its Rapid Relief and Resiliency Fund to support entrepreneurs, nonprofits and residents in underinvested communities across the country.

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