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October 2022 Blog Posts (13)

Blame Culture Is Toxic. Here’s How to Stop It.

Picture this: Your team is racing against time and working weekends to submit a new client proposal. You finally manage to put all the documents together, and just in the nick of time, you press “send.” You take a deep breath and thank the team for their hard work. The proposal looks great and you’re confident that you’ll probably win it...…

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Added by Lee Cruz on October 31, 2022 at 10:37am — No Comments

How to Actually Change Someone's Mind

Raise your hand if you’ve recently engaged in an insult-slinging argument that started as an attempt at a civil discussion about some hot-button issue. Many of us have, and with high-stakes elections looming, the already fiery discourse will likely only intensify.

Though it might feel satisfying in the moment, calling someone a bleeping—insert your favorite…

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Added by Lee Cruz on October 31, 2022 at 9:44am — No Comments

State Awards $7.2 Million to New Haven Equitable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Grant to The Community Foundation supports growth for underserved businesses

New Haven, CT (Oct. 26, 2022) The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) awarded $7.2 Million to The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven on Monday in support of work to make the small business landscape more equitable. The grant is part of a…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 26, 2022 at 4:02pm — No Comments

She’s Inheriting Millions. She Wants Her Wealth Taxed Away.

Marlene Engelhorn, 30, heir to a fortune, isn’t interested in philanthropy, believing it only perpetuates existing power dynamics. She’s calling for structural change to how the ultrarich are taxed...

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/21/world/europe/marlene-engelhorn-wealth-tax.html ;

Added by Lee Cruz on October 24, 2022 at 12:11pm — No Comments

City of New Haven Releases Career Pathways RFP - Application Deadline - Nov. 15th

The City of New Haven is investing ARPA funds to enhance the career readiness for high-school age and young adult workforce, all leading to sustainable and well-paying careers. As one component of the Career Pathways strategy, this RFP seeks to provide funding to entities and organizations to develop or expand the infrastructure, programming, and wraparound…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on October 19, 2022 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Greater New Haven Regional Labor Market Analysis RFP - Deadline - Friday, 10/28 by 5PM EST

Greater New Haven Regional Labor Market Analysis Request for Proposal (RFP)

Proposal Deadline: Friday, October 28, 2022



The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (CFGNH) in partnership with Valley Community Foundation (VCF), and a cross-sector advisory group, seek to engage a research consultant with deep expertise in workforce development that centers racial and gender equity to conduct an in-depth…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on October 18, 2022 at 2:46pm — No Comments

The Superhero Within - A puppet Film with a mission

Creator, puppeteer, producer Anatar Marmol-Gagné, Film Director Russ Martin and WPAA-TV Artistic Director Josiah Houston bring you the World Premiere of The Superhero Within - A Puppet Film in collaboration with WPAA - TV and Community Media Center on Community Media Day Oct 20th, 8:30 pm.

The show is designed to address the need for 'active shooter training for Pre-K to Grade 5 in a non-scary way.

Anyone can view this film at noon or 9 pm via…

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Added by Susan Huizenga on October 17, 2022 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Open position - Communications Manager

We Love What Makes You Unique

Your perspective fuels our mission-driven work at United Way of Greater New Haven. We are committed to building a team that is inclusive across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and lived experience. As an organization, we are committed to addressing systemic racism and injustice in our community, our partnerships, and our…

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Added by Kathleen Crisafi on October 17, 2022 at 9:37am — No Comments

Open Source 2022 Art Festival: In Common Spaces

Join Artspace New Haven for our city-wide arts festival Open Source: In Common Spaces, October 21–30, 2022! We will have an informational hub called "The Spot" at 49 Crown St. (around the corner from Artspace); open studios across the city; curated exhibitions called Neighborhood Platforms in Dixwell, Newhallville, Fair Haven, Downtown, East Rock, Westville, and The Hill; two exhibitions at Artspace—Ilana Harris-Babou: Revelations and Against the General Good/…

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Added by Laurel McLaughlin on October 13, 2022 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Greater New Haven Regional Labor Market Analysis Request for Proposal (RFP)

Proposal Deadline: Friday, October 28, 2022

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (CFGNH) in partnership with Valley Community Foundation (VCF), and a cross-sector advisory group, seek to engage a research consultant with deep expertise in workforce development to conduct an in-depth regional labor market analysis…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 11, 2022 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Career Pathways for Inclusive Growth Grant Awards

Nearly $684,000 Awarded to 15 Programs that Offer Pathways to Careers in Growing Fields for a More Inclusive Economy

New Haven, CT (Oct. 3, 2022) - Local job programs for Greater New Haven residents are expanding access to careers in growing economic sectors with the support of recent funding from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. Skills training, childcare,…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 5, 2022 at 10:05am — No Comments

OPEN SOURCE @ CITY: A Group Show during Artspace’s Open Source 2022

16 City Gallery Members Celebrate Open Source 2022, a Visual Arts Festival

Have you been to City Gallery lately? If not, Artspace’s Open Source 2022 is the perfect chance to stop in and…

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Added by Jen Payne on October 5, 2022 at 4:59am — No Comments

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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

LISC Teams Up With Colorado Health Foundation to Launch BIPOC Small Business Growth Fund, Makes First Two Investments in Denver

LISC launches a new BIPOC small business growth fund with support from The Colorado Health Foundation. Designed to assist entrepreneurs not well-served by traditional financing programs, the fund made its first investments in two Denver businesses that will use the patient, flexible capital for business improvement and growth.

Supporting Small Businesses & Their Workers: A Quality Jobs Roundtable

People of color disproportionately bore the brunt of small business closures during the pandemic, even as large corporations reaped record profits. But the pandemic has also sparked creative and thoughtful responses to support an equitable recovery among small business owners, while helping them create quality jobs. The LISC Institute for Community Power hosted a conversation with three individuals that have been at the forefront of that experimentation.

100 House Members Pledge Support to Neighborhood Homes Investment Act

LISC is a key member of the Neighborhood Homes Coalition, which is working with Congress to enact the NHIA. This important bi-partisan bill could fuel the construction, renovation and sale of 500,000 homes and support broad efforts to revitalize communities.

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