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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
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
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
Added by THOMAS FICKLIN on November 7, 2014 at 2:28am — No Comments
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
The first open enrollment period was challenging for assisters and consumers. The next open enrollment period will bring new challenges; however, the process will be less complicated if people seek help in getting enrolled in a timely manner, and have with them the required information. There are 5 million more individuals to be enrolled, plus re-enrolling millions. We have only seven weeks in this enrollment…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 5, 2014 at 3:44am — No Comments
“This work is my seed that I can plant in the world. I know that seed will grow, and it will be fruitful. We already see progress. But we also still have so much work to do. We can always do more.” -Nilda Aponte, All Our Kin's Bridgeport Network Director…Continue
Added by Jessica Sager on November 4, 2014 at 5:50pm — No Comments
I love the fact that we have Sister City Relationships. Let's show the love.
Added by THOMAS FICKLIN on November 4, 2014 at 9:39am — No Comments
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 3, 2014 at 10:37pm — No Comments
Added by THOMAS FICKLIN on November 3, 2014 at 11:01am — No Comments
Under Obamacare (ACA), the Public Now Has Access to Important Medical Industry Data.
How much is the health industry paying your doctor? Why is this important?
What prescriptions do you get?…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 3, 2014 at 1:46am — No Comments
I long for the day that we can become non racial which was by the way a dream of not only MLK, but also of Steve Biko and Mandela. If you are white please feel totally invited to the African American Historical Lifetime Achievement Awards taking place on Sunday November 9, 2014.
Added by THOMAS FICKLIN on November 2, 2014 at 7:38am — No Comments
Those of us who work in the non-profit community and or nurture non profit partnerships it can be said often "rely" upon those that are "under developed" for our livelihood. My on going quandary is to understand further how Veterans of Color, have fought for the country since it's inception in spite of full citizenship barriers being erected. As we all strive to decrease the inequities perhaps this upcoming exclusive film screening might aide in increasing our service delivery…Continue
Added by THOMAS FICKLIN on November 1, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments
I am proud to say that I am a Ct Health Foundation Fellow, Class of 2011 and have been communicating health issues since my days as editor of the Inner City from 1990-2000. Nonetheless this health disparity-health equity still confuses me and yes still angers me. At any rate many efforts are underway to diagnose, treat and eradicate the volatility of quality of life access. Perhaps you may know some soldiers eager to join the crusade. Please consider sharing the position opening. Thanks in…Continue
Added by THOMAS FICKLIN on November 1, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Lung Cancer is the top cause of cancer deaths in both men and women. Today, smoking causes nearly 9 out of 10 lung cancer deaths, while radon gas, pollution, and other chemicals play a smaller role. See a Visual Guide to Lung Cancer here:…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 1, 2014 at 12:28am — No Comments