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Some people ask me why CHN keeps insisting that in order to heal, we, as people of African ancestry, must Defy the Lie of Black Inferiority and Embrace the Truth of Black Humanity.
“Can’t you find some softer language?” they ask.
Sure, we could. But...
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Added by Lee Cruz on March 25, 2019 at 10:22am — No Comments
WAKING UP. WORKING out. Riding the bus. Music is an ever-present companion for many of us, and its impact is undeniable. You know music makes you move and triggers emotional responses, but how and why? What changes when you play music, rather than simply listen? In the latest episode of Tech Effects, we tried to find out. Our first stop was USC's Brain & Creativity Institute, where I headed into the…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on March 25, 2019 at 10:03am — No Comments
In January, 2018, Liliana Gonzalez felt a lump in her breast. Lacking health insurance, she was hesitant to see a doctor. She and her husband had only moved to New Haven two years prior, having fled civil turmoil in Venezuela to apply for political asylum. Then she learned about the …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 21, 2019 at 12:04pm — No Comments
Funding is still available from the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) to help people who have been evacuated from Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria who are continuing to experience a housing crisis.
This funding can be used to help stabilize housing through support such as rental assistance, security deposits, moving costs, utility assistance, credit repair, bus passes to employment, and more.
If you were evacuated from Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria and are…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on March 21, 2019 at 11:39am — No Comments
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A new study shows that growing up in an affluent community brings “compounding privileges” and higher educational attainment—especially for white residents.,,
City Lab: …Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on March 19, 2019 at 2:14pm — No Comments
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The arts can be a source of joy in a child’s day, and also come in handy for memorizing times tables.…
Added by Lee Cruz on March 16, 2019 at 6:00pm — No Comments
My parents lived good lives and expected to die good deaths. They exercised daily, ate plenty of fruits and vegetables, and kept, in their well-organized files, boilerplate advance health directives. But when he was 79, my beloved and seemingly vigorous father came up from his basement study, put on the kettle for tea, and had a devastating stroke. For the next 6½ years, my mother and I watched, heartbroken and largely helpless, as he descended into dementia, near-blindness and misery.…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on March 16, 2019 at 5:52pm — No Comments
When the president of the United States says “America first,” he is making his voters happy. I can understand that. But from a global perspective, this statement isn’t relevant. Everything is interconnected today...
Added by Lee Cruz on March 16, 2019 at 4:54pm — No Comments
It seems there is a great demand for good development directors. Turnover is a tremendous problem. In their study, Underdeveloped, CompassPointand the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund found “high levels of…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on March 15, 2019 at 4:12pm — No Comments
What does philanthropy contribute to basic needs? Not as much as you might think. In the latest Community Foundation info brief, learn more about the safety net and the inspiring work being done by local nonprofits to deliver food, shelter, and other basic needs. …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 14, 2019 at 2:34pm — No Comments
We asked you to vote for the women you believe have had the biggest impact on world history, from a shortlist of 100 figures selected by 10 experts. Find out who topped our poll below…\
Added by Lee Cruz on March 10, 2019 at 12:31pm — No Comments
For this who don't know us, Love146 is an international human rights organization based in New Haven working to end child trafficking and exploitation through trauma-informed survivor care and prevention education. We have current openings in our Survivor Care team. We will also be hiring additional social workers soon as we expand our capacity to address the sad fact that we currently have a waiting list of children in need of our services. The job description follows. For…Continue
Added by Joshua Mamis on March 7, 2019 at 11:45am — No Comments
Liam Dillon covers the politics of housing policy more closely and thoughtfully than almost any other journalist in the country and yet he was nearly dumbfounded by the results of a recent survey commissioned by his paper, the Los Angeles Times. The Times and researchers from the University of…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on March 6, 2019 at 9:48am — No Comments
Keep reading for more information, or visit our website: https://newhavenreads.org/about/jobs.
New Haven Reads Summer 2019 Intern Position
New Haven Reads provides free one-on-one tutoring for children who are struggling with reading. We also offer a free Kindergarten and Pre-K program, and special summer clubs. We serve over 500 students each week at four locations in New Haven. In addition,…Continue
Added by New Haven Reads on March 5, 2019 at 4:29pm — No Comments
AmpleHarvest.org* is gathering information to determine how much excess food America's home and community gardeners grew last year (2018), and to evaluate the impact gardeners like you can have in reducing food loss and improving the health and well being of your community.
If you are a home or community gardener anywhere in the USA, we would appreciate it you would take a few minutes to fill out this short survey. We know your time is valuable so we kept this short.…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on February 28, 2019 at 11:32am — No Comments
Position: Executive Director
FISH of Greater New Haven, Inc., is seeking a self-motivated, highly-organized, and experienced
individual to serve as Executive Director (ED). This full-time staff member oversees other staff
members, and is responsible for all organizational operations, including program services,
administering the annual budget of $400,000, development, fundraising, public relations and
communications. The ED works with an…
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