Community, Nonprofits and Businesses sharing Information
Was thinking that this free mind meld and sharing opportunity could produce real fruit- all are welcome, Belated Happy Thanksgiving to all.
Added by THOMAS FICKLIN on November 29, 2014 at 10:59am — No Comments
The information in the blog below, starting with the topic: Charter Schools Suspend, etc., was taken in its entirety from an article written by James Vaznis in the Boston Globe, dated Nov. 19, 2014. His email contact information is at the end of the post. The article raises several salient questions for parents, education administrators and teachers. Importantly, it requires us…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 28, 2014 at 8:22pm — 1 Comment
Please join us for an important call to engage more white people in racial justice work in the aftermath of the Grand Jury in Ferguson. We will be discussing state violence and the impact it has in all of our communities, specifically communities of color. We will share strategies for engaging…Continue
Added by THOMAS FICKLIN on November 28, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
To All Readers Far and Wide -
The first snowfall at Grove Street Cemetery is a one of a mirific vista - to be enjoyed by all. It is a really nice stroll to view the…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on November 26, 2014 at 3:43pm — No Comments
Former Police Officer Kevin Ewing shares some really sobering comments and reflections replete with insight re the ongoing intersectionality of law versus justice. http://tomficklin.blogspot.com/2014/11/thank-you-kevin-for-this-dead-serious.html
Added by THOMAS FICKLIN on November 25, 2014 at 4:05am — No Comments
Why don't CEO's have term limits like boards? Really, why don't they?
And, why am I asking? Because the Wall Street Journal noted today that the Anti-Defamation League has announced a replacement for its longtime national director who is leaving after almost a half century working for the Jewish nonprofit. The New York-based organization on Thursday said Jonathan Greenblatt will take the helm when 74-year-old Abraham Foxman steps down in July 2015.
If I'm doing my math…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on November 24, 2014 at 3:42pm — No Comments
In the Nov. 21, 2014 New Haven Independent we read an article titled: No On Called 911.
“Help! Help!” Bret Bird screamed. A dozen or more bystanders could see him being attacked. They could hear him. The article began. It is written by Paul Bass; the article is extensive, and as is often the case deals with many more issues than just a…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 24, 2014 at 11:38am — No Comments
On Tuesday, November 25 at 10:30 AM in City Hall, Mayor Toni N. Harp and other notable public officials will promote small business in the city by proclaiming Saturday, November 29, 2014 as “Small Business Day” in New Haven. After the press event, the public will be invited to join her and other public officials on a guided walk across the Green, down Chapel Street, and then up York Street to Broadway to call attention to a number of new retailers that recently have opened their businesses…Continue
Added by Stephen Fontana on November 24, 2014 at 9:15am — No Comments
The Office-of-the-Child-Advocate Makes Its Report, Nov. 21, 2014.
Agency Report: Schools Helped Lanza's Mom 'Appease' Him”
"The state Agency Report also provocatively asks whether a family that was not white or as affluent as the Lanzas would have been given the same leeway to manage treatment for their troubled child." In…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 23, 2014 at 10:40pm — No Comments
Have you received a “Medicare & You 2015 Handbook? It is the official US Government Medicare Handbook and provides clear guidelines to all aspects of Medicare health coverage. If you have not received a copy, visit:
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 20, 2014 at 10:56pm — No Comments
Yale University seeks applications from nonprofit and public sector agencies in the City of New Haven for the 2015 President's Public Service Fellowship. Since 1994, more than 700 Yale University undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students have contributed over 200,000 hours of community service to New Haven nonprofit and public sector agencies as President’s Public Service…
Added by Karen King on November 20, 2014 at 5:01pm — No Comments
Today's Wall Street Journal article on corporate branding as a source of revenue for children's musuems introduces some great nonprofit board policy questions. Making policy to inform day-to-day decisions is part of a nonprofit board's fiduciary duty of care. Policy also reduces the need for a nonprofit's management to need board action on every single decision.
According to the article, corporate branding can play a significant role in the sustainability of a nonprofit. Children's…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on November 17, 2014 at 1:51pm — No Comments
The Sign-Up dates for 2015 ACA coverage are Nov. 15, 2014 through Feb. 15, 2015.
The Penalty for not having health insurance coverage in 2015 will be $325!
The Cost Penalty for not having health insurance coverage in 2014 was $95, or one percent of your taxable household income, whichever is greater. In 2016 the penalty…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 14, 2014 at 11:09am — No Comments
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“She Hugged Her Son When She Got Home” is the title of a Nov. 7, 2014 article in the New Haven Independent. The article is honoring Sgt. Elisa Tuozzoli as Cop of The Week. As is so often the case with articles written by Paul Bass-- this article is filled with the type of information that forces readers to think carefully and broadly.
In one story about a…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 10, 2014 at 2:45pm — No Comments
What happens when all the lines of governance and ownership and family and program and action and, well just about everything, get entangled with "issues"? The following story about a Charter School and its "arm".
MARTHA WOODALL, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
When Imhotep Institute Charter High School opened its new building in East Germantown five years ago, officials dubbed the $10 million facility "the Miracle on 21st Street."
Now, as the school with an African-centered…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on November 10, 2014 at 9:53am — No Comments
Nearly 29.1 million Americans have Diabetes; it is a serious and costly disease in which blood glucose (blood sugar) levels are above normal. Most people with diabetes have type 2, which used to be called adult-onset diabetes. In years past type 2 diabetes was seen mostly in people over age 45. Now in 2014 more young people, even children, have the disease because many are overweight or obese. Many…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 7, 2014 at 2:28pm — No Comments
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The New York Times recently published a “Room for Debate” column featuring four different perspectives on the topic “Wages for Housework.” The premise of the debate: that housework – including child care – is generally unpaid labor, except when others are hired to perform it. A professional child care provider…Continue
Added by Jessica Sager on November 6, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
With Blacks being 33 percent, and Hispanics/Latinos being 27 percent (for a total of 60 percent) of New Haven residents, it is only logical that the NHPD new police officers should look more like the residents. The class of 37 new police recruits will start their training on Nov. 10, 2014. This is one leg of an extensive hurdle for the NHPD —finding Black and Latino officers. With this…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 5, 2014 at 3:01pm — No Comments