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If you could help give $5,000,000 to low-income families in New Haven, would you give up 14 evenings to volunteer?





Did you know you can volunteer this winter and help give $5,000,000 to low-income families in New Haven? And you don’t have to donate or raise a cent from your friends and relatives.





Five million dollars. That’s our goal this year for refunds and tax credits that our volunteers

will generate by helping low-income families with their tax returns. If you

want…

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Added by Jim Emswiler on August 13, 2010 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Last Call... Become an early adopter of giveGreater...

Last Call...

Become an early adopter of giveGreater...



a free, online knowledge resource to increase local giving to your…

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Added by Lee Cruz on August 11, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Artisan Commercial Space For Lease

Highwood Square…the cornerstone for Hamden’s revitalization program, is a newly developed project, offering a campus like setting within an artistically designed 3 building complex is slated for occupancy October 2010. This unique property will have 27…

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Added by Elizabeth Protzman on August 11, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

New Haven Youth Map - Great New Haven Resource- Please share with Youth in your Community

New Haven Youth Map - Great New Haven Resource- Please share with Youth in your Community:

Added by Lee Cruz on August 11, 2010 at 10:53am — No Comments

Applications being accepted for Arts and Ideas Fellowship Program!

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas Fall 2010 is pleased to announce its Fall 2010 Fellowship program. The inaugural program was launched in January 2010, providing opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to develop their communication and leadership skills as they prepared to pursue college and/or enter the workforce.



The program combines instruction in critical writing, nonprofit management and various arts disciplines, with opportunities for job shadowing…

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Added by Dawn Gibson-Brehon on August 10, 2010 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Surprisingly, Blueberries are Good for Creativity & Mental Health!

Especially on August 20th 12:30pm at the Hill Farmers Market)





What does New Haven’s CitySeed, Blueberries and Mental Health all have in Common? The Hill Farmers Market at Connecticut Mental Health in New Haven, CT.



Based on the…

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Added by Shola Cole on August 9, 2010 at 5:11pm — No Comments

Writing Workshop Leader Needed at the Coop Center for Creativity!

The Coop Center for…

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Added by Andria Danielle Matthews on August 9, 2010 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Office Space Available to Sublease

Young Audiences of CT seeks to sublease a portion of a newly renovated bright office space in Mount Carmel section of Hamden on Whitney Avenue.

There is plenty of parking and the landlord will configure and paint/carpet the office…

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Added by Eileen M. Carpinella on July 22, 2010 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Job Announcement: Associate Philanthropic Officer for Grantmaking - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven



The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region's largest grantmaker and permanent charitable…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 1, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Call For Volunteers!! Street Smarts Summer Cycling Celebration

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Added by Shola Cole on June 30, 2010 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Last Call for America Speaks Community Conversation /Dialogue in New Haven on June 26

Hello. This is the final call for participants for this event. We are currently expecting 25-30 participants and can have ten more people for this event. There will be stipends for participants. You don't need to know much about the topic (the national budget) beforehand (there will be information sessions). You can participate with your friends and family (all the participants need to be pre-registered). If you can participate, please write to… Continue

Added by Hiroko Ide on June 23, 2010 at 11:41am — No Comments

The 2010 Honorable Robert C. Zampano for Excellence in Mediation Award Photos are up!

The photos from the this year's Honorable Robert C. Zampano for Excellence in Mediation Award are up on Community Mediation's Facebook page! …

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Added by David Gafron Savage on June 18, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

America Speaks Community Conversation, Saturday, June 26th, 10:45 a.m - 4:30 p.m.

FYI.

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Please be informed that there will be a Community Conversation in New Haven on Saturday, June 26th.



This is part of a national America Speaks event where people discuss their future. Our national debt is projected to grow at an unsustainable rate if our country remains on its current course. Our nation’s leaders have decided that something needs to be done, but they need to hear… Continue

Added by David Gafron Savage on June 14, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for pre-concert “Buzz-Making” 6/19 &20

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for pre-concert “Buzz-Making”

Saturday, June 19th from 4:30pm to…

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Added by Lee Cruz on June 8, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Recruiters for America Speaks Event $8/h

Four to five callers are wanted to recruit participants for America Speaks event
on June 26th (http://usabudgetdiscussion.org/). The callers will be asked to
make phone calls between June 9 and June 21. There will be compensation (about
$8/hour).

Please contact Hiroko (hiroko.ide@yale.edu) on this and for any questions.

Added by David Gafron Savage on June 7, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Boys & Girls Club of New Haven seeks an experienced and energetic full-time Program Director.

The Boys & Girls Club of New Haven seeks an experienced and energetic full-time Program Director.

  • Competitive Salary and Benefit Package.
  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience and at least 2-3 years managing staff and programs serving young people.
  • Must be passionate and committed to expanding opportunities for youth ages…
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Added by David Gafron Savage on June 4, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

#fnfp Low income client with a legal problem? Learn how CT Legal Aid can help

The Connecticut Network for Legal Aid web site: http://www.ctnla.org

Added by Lee Cruz on June 1, 2010 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Open Source Microblogging Platform

http://status.net/ offers Twitter-like functionality with the possibility to create your own microblogging community. I haven't tried it out, but identi.ca is based on it, so to get an idea what it looks like, head over there.

Added by David Gafron Savage on June 1, 2010 at 9:42am — No Comments

Photos from the Father Nash Breakfast are up!

Check them out on Community Mediation's Facebook page!


Added by David Gafron Savage on May 26, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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Rediscovering Welcome

Creating welcoming places is a key step to ensure we can all feel a sense of belonging and worthiness. To welcome means to really "see" the person walking through the door, to see their gifts and to be open to receiving help, wisdom and guidance from the person we are meeting or helping.

Strengthening the Role of Faith-Based Organizations to Support Emergency Preparedness

A new case study by the Tamarack Institute shows how faith groups can add great value to neighborhoods in responding to local emergencies.

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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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REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR the Open Streets Summit 2018 in New Orleans!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with Walk Bike Places and the City of Gretna to deliver an educational Open Streets Summit in Gretna and New Orleans, from September 15-16 2018. Download the Agenda Summit Description The Summit will feature a behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program, as well as breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and a World Café with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. The Summit will provide inspiration and practical tips for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters from public health, transportation, planning, public space,...

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

LISC in the WSJ: Helping NYC Corner Stores Keep Up With Neighborhood Change

An article in The Wall Street Journal details a creative program to help neighborhood bodegas update their look and stock, and keep pace with demand as new, younger clientele moves in. Together with longtime partner Cypress Hills Local Development Corp, LISC is spearheading the "Commercial Corridor Challenge," supporting small businesses to prosper—not flounder—as demographics change.

Healthcare Partnerships That Help Heal People and Communities

In a blog for the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Healthcare Quarterly, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones makes the case for pioneering partnerships between healthcare organizations and community development, uniting to upend the roots of poor health. LISC’s collaborations with ProMedica and Bon Secours Health System, among other companies, are powerful examples of how our combined assets, knowledge and experience can begin to close America’s longevity gap.

Want to Stanch the Homelessness Crisis in California? Vote for This Bond

That’s the message in a powerful op-ed by LISC San Diego director Ricardo Flores for the Union-Tribune. A proposed affordable housing bond could funnel badly needed capital into the creation of homes targeted for the state’s most vulnerable residents, which would ease the extreme housing shortage and stoke the economy at the same time.

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