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October 2014 Blog Posts (26)

More than $2.4 Million Awarded to Greater New Haven Nonprofits

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to nonprofit organizations serving the Greater New Haven region, announces that it has awarded $2,405,044 in one-year and multi-year grants to 43 nonprofits serving its twenty-town region. These grants are the culmination of The Community Foundation’s largest, annual competitive grants process, which began in March with 123 applicants requesting $9.2 Million in total funding. This…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 31, 2014 at 3:03pm — No Comments

What Is Cancer? Why Do Some People Get It & Others Don’t?

Leave it to a child to ask profound questions.  During the month of October OneWorld focused on Ovarian, Prostate and Breast Cancer Education and Awareness.  In trying to answer the two questions above from an 11 year-old, we turned to the experts at the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society.  The answers we found are helpful to everyone who has these same questions.  We also believe that by understanding the basic information presented here…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 31, 2014 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Health Care Workers Primed to Lead Global Response to Ebola

The information included here is part of a comprehensive and informative article from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:

Timothy Landers, PhD, CNP, and Jason Farley, PhD, MPH, CRNP, are Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Nurse Faculty Scholars In his work, Landers focuses on the epidemiology and prevention of…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 30, 2014 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Five Leaders Visible In Scores for NH Police Captain Exam

A recent article in the New Haven Independent revealed “Eight out of eight cops seeking to become captains passed the civil-service exam, leaving it up to the chief to pick five to promote.

The Civil Service Commission revealed and ratified the results of the exam at its monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at 200 Orange St.’  The entire article is linked in this blog.

Police Chief Dean…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 29, 2014 at 3:22pm — No Comments

You Are Invited to the New Haven Dreamers' Convention!

Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. 

– Sir Ken Robinson – …

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Added by Sarah Tankoos on October 29, 2014 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Mayor's Senior Health Fair

I apologize for the late notice but hope that you might help share the good news about tomorrow's FREE Health Fair, Take care, Tom…

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Added by THOMAS FICKLIN on October 28, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Attention Nonprofits: This Survey Can Benefit You

The Community Foundation is pleased to share the following information to help strengthen your organization and our local nonprofit sector. Please note the survey is to be completed by nonprofit executives and Board members:



Third Sector New England is launching a new study on the state of nonprofit leadership.



The survey is designed for executive directors and board members to:

• help investigate your current challenges

• discover where your organization is…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 24, 2014 at 4:18pm — No Comments

The magic is back! New Haven's magicians bring magic to the Elm City for the 8th year.

The magic is back!   New Haven's magicians bring magic to the Elm City for the 8th year.

All shows are free and open to the public

 

Saturday 10/25/2014 2:00 pm

Cyril the Sorcerer presents "Escape from the Goblins"

Main…

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Added by Lee Cruz on October 24, 2014 at 11:57am — No Comments

Nonprofit Boards Gender Diversity

The annual "Women on Boards" is out and the dissapointing findings about Philadelphia area publicly traded companies and nonprofit boards include learning that:

Nearly four in 10 - 39 percent - of top executive positions at 18 area colleges are held by women. Yet women make up only 14 percent of executive ranks at public companies.

At public companies, females fill 12 percent of the board seats, but they more than double that - at 26 percent - at 17 of the region's health care…

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Added by Mike Burns on October 23, 2014 at 11:17am — No Comments

“Not Just Any Day Care”: New Haven Provider Lottie Brown Shares Her Story at our Kinship in New Haven Benefit

On Thursday, October 16, All Our Kin hosted its annual Kinship in New Haven benefit at Bentara Restaurant. We invited Lottie Brown, a child care provider based in New Haven, to say a few words about her decision to start her own family child care business and her involvement with All Our Kin. The following post is a transcript of her speech.…

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Added by Jessica Sager on October 22, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Ficklin Media video & pictures of the My Brother's Keeper launch in New Haven 10/21/14

Follow this link to see video and pictures of the launch event of New Haven's My Brother's Keeper initiative by Ficklin Media.…

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Added by Lee Cruz on October 22, 2014 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Nonprofit Board and Tainted Money

The decision by Susan B. Komen For the Cure to accept a pretty large (by most nonprofit standards) gift from an oil fracking company appears to be creating for other nonprofits a stir akin to drilling teeth. You can read a "bit" about the issues here.

Included among the "issues":

a) tainted money -- when is it tainted and when/if should a nonprofit not accept such resources

b) public perception - when/if should a nonprofit respond to the "noise"

c) board position…

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Added by Mike Burns on October 17, 2014 at 4:38pm — No Comments

FISH Seeks New Board Members

FISH OF GREATER NEW HAVEN, INC.

for immediate release

October 15, 2014

FISH of Greater New Haven, Inc., is currently recruiting new members to serve on its Board of Directors.  Ideal candidates will be self-motivated team-players with a strong sense of civic responsibility and a commitment to serving the community.

FISH of Greater New Haven is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit food pantry, delivering groceries and foodstuffs to low- and…

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Added by Steve Werlin on October 15, 2014 at 9:18pm — No Comments

A Seismic Shift At the Vatican - More Tolerance For Gays & Unmarried Couples

Some Say It Is the Equivalent of a Seismic Shift; Others Call It An Earthquake.   OneWorld says it is a welcome act of leadership.  More Christian leaders need to speak out about seeing other human beings as people first. These are some of the responses to today's NPR and New York Times Reports listed below:

 Vatican Report Expresses More Tolerance For Gays, Unmarried Couples

by Chris…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 14, 2014 at 12:43am — No Comments

Diabetes And Your Health - Take Charge!

Diabetes and Your Health - Take Charge!  Yes, You Certainly Can and Should.

If you are a diabetic it is important that you learn about Diabetes and Your Health - Inches and Pounds DO Matter. If you have type 2 diabetes, or have been told that you are borderline diabetic, please take it seriously.  Get professional help in managing your diabetes, or to stave off becoming a…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 12, 2014 at 1:31am — No Comments

Under-Insured? Uninsured? SIGN-UP for Affordable Care Today - FREE HELP IS Available

GET HELP AND SIGN UP FOR THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA) ASAP

Only Through Access Health CT Can We Get Federal Subsidies to Reduce the Cost of Health Care Premiums. HELP IS FREE TO EVERYONE. YOU HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE.

  • If you are uninsured or under-insured - GET Free Assistance Signing up for Health Insurance Immediately. Health Insurance is a…
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Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 11, 2014 at 4:21am — No Comments

Taking Control of Our Destiny - Enola G. Aird

Community Healing Days in Greater New Haven starts October 17 and goes through Oct 19, 2014.  While the Community Healing Network (CHN) reminds us to be mindful daily of our history, goals and destiny, during these three days CHN asks us to be particularly vigilant and to set specific time aside to be focused on internal healing.  The blog posted here is an op-ed written by Enola Aird, the founder and president of CHN.

Taking Control of Our…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 11, 2014 at 1:19am — No Comments

What Can Go Wrong with the Prostate Gland? Find Out Here

October is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

You Have Nothing to Lose By Learning About the Prostate Gland; it is a little walnut size  organ that can cause a lot of grief; it also has a pretty important role in male reproduction.

Normal Anatomy of the Male Prostate Gland

The normal prostate is a small, squishy gland…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 8, 2014 at 11:43pm — No Comments

New Haven School Readiness and Head Start Sites openings as of Oct, 1 2014

New Haven School Readiness and Head Start Sites openings as of Oct, 1 2014

„  Bethesda Nursery School

305 St Ronan Street, 787-5439

 

„  Catholic Charities

  • *Centro San Jose Child Care Center

290 Grand Avenue, 777-5068

  • *Child Development Center*

790 Grand Avenue, 772-1131

 

„  Children’s Preschool  

608…

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Added by Lee Cruz on October 7, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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Neighborhoods: What is Working

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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