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The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven seeks a qualified candidate for Director of Gift Planning for Development. Application deadline: August 31, 2018. Learn…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 6, 2018 at 10:28am — No Comments
It wasn’t too long ago that a lot of people were talking about a post-racial America. We had elected a Black president for the first time, and then went ahead and re-elected him four years later, and the country was feeling pretty good about itself.
While Barack Obama’s presidency was indeed a profound and…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 3, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments
June 28, 2018
This week marks the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Holder decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act of 1965. An act that single handedly transformed American politics by ushering in more American Indians,…Continue
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Job Description: Full-time Lead Organizer
PREST is a youth-led organizing effort for racial and educational justice throughout Connecticut. We envision a country in which the histories of Black people and people of color are taught, understood, and celebrated as fundamental to American history and where people feel affirmed in their identities.
PREST is excited to add a full-time…Continue
Added by Hillary Bridges on July 24, 2018 at 9:15pm — No Comments
Metro Taxi is driving efforts to give people with disabilities more freedom.…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 24, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Catholic Charities is hosting a FREE Back To Preschool Fair on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 from…Continue
Added by Lisa on July 24, 2018 at 11:14am — No Comments
Capital for Change is the nonprofit formed two years ago through the merger of Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund, Community Capital Fund and Connecticut Housing Investment Fund. We are a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that creates high impact lending programs and products that help develop affordable housing, increase energy efficiency and nurture nonprofit organizations. We are looking to fill a crucial position in our growing organization.
Added by Carla Weil on July 24, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments
Public Allies Connecticut, an AmeriCorps program focused on creating a more just and equitable society through the promotion of diverse, new leadership is seeking nonprofit partners to host our talented AmeriCorps members starting this fall!
Allies work full time, Monday - Thursday, Sept. - June to build organizational capacity, all while developing their leadership abilities, earning a living stipend and money for school. Members are diverse and reflective of our local communities.…Continue
Added by Emily Gallagher on July 20, 2018 at 2:54pm — No Comments
Anyone walking a hot stretch of sidewalk along Grand Avenue now has an inviting spot to rest in the shade, talk to neighbors, and watch children play.
The oasis is called a “parklet,” and was designed by two Yale graduate students who won New Haven’s first Parklet Design Competition, a collaboration between GoNewHavenGo, the Department of Transportation,…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 19, 2018 at 12:46pm — No Comments
By Robert K. Ross Jul. 17, 2018
Civic engagement and community voice make up the secret sauce of US democracy. We need a new, community-generated social compact to assert the vision and policy framework for an inclusive 21st-century America.…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 17, 2018 at 5:36pm — No Comments
I’m reaching out today looking for a potential partner for a class at the University of New Haven. I’m hoping that our students can help your organization while they gain a deeper understanding of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world as they relate to the field of health care.
The class is titled Elementary Spanish for Health Care I and the instructor, Dr. Alessia Dalsant, is looking for her students to volunteer at a local organization(s) that serves Spanish…Continue
Added by Sally Anastos on July 17, 2018 at 11:05am — No Comments
The strength of American cities – and the nation as a whole – depends on generating inclusive growth for people of all races, ethnicities, and incomes...
REPORT on: Building Shared Prosperity in America’s Cities…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 16, 2018 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 16, 2018 at 5:59pm — No Comments
What is art?
A simple definition of art can be many things to many people.
Webster's Dictionary defines it as "the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially
in the production of aesthetic objects.” That sounds about right. Broad enough for the intellects
and straightforward enough for the common folk.…
Added by Anthony McClean on July 16, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments
Why do so many pregnant women and young mothers die?
Your guess is as good as our government’s. We simply don’t know. Even the statistics we have aren’t current, though from all indications the U.S.’s mortality rate is rising, as it is in Afghanistan and Sudan.
But in the U.S., the rate has risen by 136 percent between 1990 and 2013...…Continue
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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 12, 2018 at 12:11pm — No Comments
Nonprofit Quarterly: | July 9, 2018
Superficially, it seems that the current US presidential administration has it in for babies. Even as it…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 10, 2018 at 11:38am — No Comments
There is a lot at stake this election, and nonprofits must make sure candidates hear their voices. Hear from former legislators, nonprofit leaders and Alliance staff on how to…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 28, 2018 at 11:59am — No Comments
A series of free and affordable adventures happening in every New Haven neighborhood this summer kicks off this Thursday. “One City” launches with the “Family Fun Expo,” 4- 8 p.m. at the Floyd Little Athletic Center, 480 Sherman Parkway.
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 28, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments