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November 2021 Blog Posts (10)

Job Openings at Save the Sound

The mission of Save the Sound is to protect and improve the land, air, and water of Connecticut and Long Island Sound. We use legal and scientific expertise and bring people together to achieve results that benefit our environment for current and future generations.

Save the Sound currently has multiple full-time positions open, see below for a short summary on each position or visit …

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Added by Leticia Cespedes on November 19, 2021 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How to Use Strategic Confusion for Deeper Learning

For the last three weeks, I have been planning out this semester’s courses. I am teaching eight courses ranging from fully in-person to fully virtual but synchronous (using Zoom) to fully asynchronous and online with a combined hybrid approach mixed in. My goal is...

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Added by Lee Cruz on November 18, 2021 at 10:45am — No Comments

Universal Health Care Foundation Seeks Racial Equity Consultant - Apply by Nov. 24

Universal Health Care Foundation of CT seeks a consultant to work with an engaged and collaborative board, currently comprised of 8 members, to define antiracism and scope milestones and a timeline for becoming antiracist in setting policy priorities and strategic direction; carrying out our grant-making role; and governance practices including recruitment, leadership development and retention of board members. Several new members will join the board in 2022. The staff is also engaged in a…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on November 12, 2021 at 11:15am — No Comments

Photographer William Frucht Invites You to Imagine LAST SUMMER at City Gallery

Photographer William Frucht’s show LAST SUMMER uses street photography and landscapes to illustrate our collective hopes and disappointments during the Summer of 2021. This collection of work is on view at City Gallery from November 4 - November 28, with a reception Saturday, November 13 from 1pm - 4pm.

“By the summer of 2021, we…

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Added by Jen Payne on November 10, 2021 at 6:42am — No Comments

What Does a Community-Based Approach to Chronic Homelessness Look Like?

I’m in my hometown of Austin, Texas, riding in a golf cart with Alan Graham. He’s CEO and founder of Mobile Loaves & Fishes and he’s giving me a tour of this 51-acre master-planned community. It’s called Community First!

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Added by Lee Cruz on November 8, 2021 at 10:51am — No Comments

APPLY TO CONNECTICUT’S PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES FOR FREE (NOVEMBER 15)

APPLY TO CONNECTICUT’S PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES FOR FREE NOVEMBER 15 CENTRAL, EASTERN, SOUTHERN, WESTERN, AND UCONN Submit your admission application on November 15, 2021 and select the Application Fee Free Day waiver for Connecticut Residents. This one-day-only special allows Connecticut high school seniors to apply to Connecticut’s public universities for free, with no required application payment. Students eligible for a fee waiver need not wait to apply on November 15.…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on November 3, 2021 at 11:12am — No Comments

From NPQ - The Sensemaking Organization: Designing for Complexity

Much has been made recently about how our “narratives” about the way the world works create and reinforce the form and outcomes of social structures. Our civil society organizations are not immune from this dynamic. Nonprofits and movement groups are created and recreated by…

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Added by Lee Cruz on November 1, 2021 at 11:30am — No Comments

From NPQ - MANAGEMENT Structuring for Sensemaking: The Power of Small Segments

In traditional organizations structure is defined as the lines of authority, or decision-making, and communications. The core function of these structures is management of resources towards stated goals. However, in sensemaking organizations, those that cannot rely on…

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Added by Lee Cruz on November 1, 2021 at 11:30am — No Comments

From NPQ - The Sensemaking Mindset: Improvisation over Strategy

A core idea in the sensemaking approach to organizational change is that the sensemaking process is kicked off by action. To expand on this, …

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Added by Lee Cruz on November 1, 2021 at 11:30am — No Comments

From NPQ - The Sensemaking Worker: Organizing for Learning

The experience of the individual in the work setting is not generally an area of focus in academic research or the workplace. Work narratives are from the viewpoint of the work that must get done through individuals, not from how the individual develops through the work, or…

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Added by Lee Cruz on November 1, 2021 at 11:30am — 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

CDFIs Bring Entrepreneurs of Color Fund to New Orleans

The LISC-managed EOCF is continuing to expand its geographic reach, launching innovative new efforts in NOLA with support from JPMorgan Chase, NewCorp, Inc., and TruFund Financial Services. The fund "will nurture a diverse landscape of small businesses that reflect New Orleans’ rich culture and history,” said Steve Hall, LISC vice president.

Watering the Seeds of Pride for the Next Generation—and Generations to Come

As Pride Month comes to a close, we check in with LISC community partner LYRIC—the Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center—in San Francisco, where LGBTQ+ young people are building community, autonomy and fulfilling, empowered lives.

Kevin Hart’s Gran Coramino™ Tequila Brand and LISC Form Partnership to Fuel Growth for Black and Latinx Businesses

Gran Coramino Tequila selects LISC to be its first impact partner in the United States. LISC will work with Gran Coramino Tequila and its founders, Kevin Hart and Juan Domingo Beckmann, to help close racial wealth and opportunity gaps for Black and Latinx small businesses.

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