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Featured Blog Posts – December 2020 Archive (11)

Know someone in need of health insurance?

Access Health CT has extended its Open Enrollment period until January 15, 2021!!

Access Health CT is the state's official health insurance marketplace, where you can shop, compare and enroll in quality healthcare plans.  It is the only place where you can qualify for financial help to lower your costs, or be eligible for free or low-cost coverage through HUSKY Health (Medicaid/Children's…

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Added by Damaris Velez on December 30, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

SVP Connecticut's $25,000 Race Equity Fund Grant Application Is Now Available

Social Venture Partners Connecticut

Accepting Applications for

Race Equity Grant Fund

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Added by Michael Van Leesten on December 25, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Continuum's Annual Fund 2020

Our clients urgently need your support this holiday season. We cannot do it alone.
Your support (no matter the size) will help provide much needed supplies and equipment to protect and maintain their wellbeing and basic needs during the very threatening times still to come.…
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Added by Continuum of Care, Inc. on December 22, 2020 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Calling All Community Leaders!

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Added by Lee Cruz on December 18, 2020 at 3:54pm — No Comments

DESK is Hiring a Program Director!

** OPEN POSITION ** 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

- Full-time, 40 hours per week

- Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

- Occasional nights & weekends, some flexibility   

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK)…

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Added by Steve Werlin on December 18, 2020 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Can opportunity zones revive struggling neighborhoods?

Opportunity Zones are a federal tax incentive intended to draw private investment to distressed neighborhoods. A year ago it was one of the hottest ideas around. A year later, the program is, as U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, said in a recent telephone interview, “in desperate need of tweaking.” …

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 17, 2020 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Yale Peabody Museum seeks Assistant Director of Development

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

 

General Purpose: 

 

Reporting to…

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Added by Careers at Yale on December 16, 2020 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Minority businesses: Wounded by COVID, but key to inclusive revival

Tia Woods makes a breakfast during her night shift. She now has a mentor helping  her learn how to improve her business when she opens online. “What can I do better to make sure that my business doesn’t close again?” Woods asked herself. Photo: Yehyun Kim, CT Mirror.

If the state is to achieve an inclusive recovery…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 10, 2020 at 11:50am — No Comments

Part-time CHW position at CARE

CARE is looking to hire a part-time Community Health Worker to support participants in a virtual Diabetes Prevention Program. The CHW will help participants to address program barriers and challenges by providing health education, referrals to social services and clinical care, and general support/advocacy. Additionally, this role will help to develop program procedures, recruit and enroll participants, conduct regular home visits (remotely or in-person), and…

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Added by Alycia Santilli on December 10, 2020 at 9:59am — No Comments

Fair Haven Community Health Care's COVID Testing Site Moved- Effective: December 3rd

As of Thursday, December 3rd, Fair Haven Community Health Care's COVID-19 testing site will be moving to 293 East Street in New Haven. We are currently offering free COVID testing from our 350 Grand Avenue location. The move to the new space will give us more room to better serve those who want a COVID test. Testing will still be available Monday to Friday with walk-ups welcome from 9:30 am to 12 pm and then from 1 pm…

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Added by Katie Prota on December 4, 2020 at 10:30am — No Comments

Inclusive Growth: Is regional activity the state’s last option?

The city of Indianapolis merged with surrounding Marion County. A more regional approach to planning and local services could help solve many of the problems that plague Connecticut, experts say. …

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 3, 2020 at 12:51pm — 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 Indianapolis Awarded $6.5M from Lilly Endowment

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Indianapolis has received a grant of $6.5M from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its initiative, Enhancing Opportunity in Indianapolis. The grant will support LISC to enhance and expand the Bridges to Career Opportunities Network.

Give a Ride, Close a Gap

In a blog describing the new $11 million Vaccine Access Fund, a partnership of LISC, Uber, Paypal and Walgreens, LISC's President & CEO Lisa L. Glover details how the fund tackles more than the transportation gap that is keeping tens of thousands of Americans from accessing COVID-19 vaccines. "The fund offers a practical solution to an immediate problem," writes Glover. "But this is absolutely part of our larger efforts to address equity as well."

A Letter to the White House Announces $11 Million Vaccine Access Fund

In a letter to the Biden-Harris Administration, which has called for corporate America to help in the fight to end the pandemic, the CEOs of Uber, Paypal, Walgreens and LISC announced a new Vaccine Access Fund that will connect people with free rides to COVID-19 vaccine sites. LISC will administer the fund, helping close the gap for thousands of people, many of them seniors and others living in under-resourced communities, who have not been vaccinated yet because of lack of transportation.

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