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United Way of Greater New Haven Invites You to Join Virtual Community Conversations on Employment & Income

UNITED WAY OF GREATER NEW HAVEN INVITES YOU TO JOIN VIRTUAL COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: EMPLOYMENT & INCOME

Your experience as a job seeker is wanted - whether you are currently looking for a job, you would like to advance your career, or if you’ve been hired and want to share your feedback on how to make the job search process more supportive, coordinated, and successful.



United Way of Greater New Haven is holding a series of…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on September 22, 2021 at 9:36am — No Comments

City Gallery Members Celebrate Open Source 2021, a Visual Arts Festival

Artspace’s Open Source 2021 is the perfect chance for City Gallery to showcase its eclectic mix of visual artists in a month-long group show, on view from October 1 - October 31. The show, OPEN SOURCE @ CITY, will feature work by 17 member artists and includes Open Source Festival Receptions on Saturday, October 23, and Sunday, October 24, from 1PM to…

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Added by Jen Payne on September 22, 2021 at 6:05am — No Comments

Three Upcoming Urban Forestry Grant Opportunities

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) is pleased to announce three upcoming urban forestry grant opportunities. Award amounts, types of projects funded, and deadlines vary; see Urban Forestry Grant Opportunities (ct.gov) for a full overview.…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 17, 2021 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Applications are now open for CARE's Community Research Fellow Cohort!

BECOME A COMMUNITY RESEARCH FELLOW

In this 9-month program, Community Research Fellows will collaborate with Yale Investigators and be trained In community engaged and patient-centered research to Inform health studies and impact New Haven residents.

PARTICIPANTS

Greater New Haven and surrounding area residents are encouraged to apply. Residents from the following neighborhoods will be prioritized.

Dixwell

Dwight

Fair Haven

The Hill…

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Added by Tammy R. Chapman on September 16, 2021 at 5:21pm — No Comments

Applications are now open for CARE's 2021-2022 New Haven Health Leader Cohort!

Become a New Haven Health Leader!

ABOUT

In this 9-month training program, New Haven Health Leaders will learn about health disparities and solutions to create health equity at the neighborhood level. We will co-learn from each other about New Haven's neighborhoods, community engagement, and leadership development, with a focus on improving health in New Haven.

PARTICIPANTS

Greater New Haven and surrounding area residents are encouraged to apply.…

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Added by Tammy R. Chapman on September 15, 2021 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Racial Equity and Creative Healing grants awarded to Greater New Haven artists, projects and programs

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven awards $583,000 in partnership with the Arts Council of Greater New Haven

New Haven, CT (Sept. 13, 2021) - Sixteen local artists and art projects including a Black film festival, neighborhood jazz workshops, youth podcasting and a platform for local hip-hop artists are…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 15, 2021 at 3:50pm — No Comments

The Rise of the UniverCity

As they come to resemble corporations, universities increasingly wield the kind of power and influence that were hallmarks of ruthless employers in isolated company towns. Historian Davarian Baldwin calls this ominous trend the “rise of the UniverCity.”

https://jacobinmag.com/2021/09/university-cities-urban-development-gentrification

Added by Lee Cruz on September 15, 2021 at 10:57am — No Comments

What is gentrification? It’s not the problem you might think it is. - Vox

The worst problems are in the neighborhoods that aren’t gentrifying.

“Was anyone really asking for a gentrified Gone Girl?” reads a one-line, half-star review of Promising Young Woman.

“Graphic Novels Are Comic Books, But Gentrified” one …

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 15, 2021 at 10:55am — No Comments

How to Take Risks Without Losing Your Donors

In the seventh grade, Sara1 remembers joining her classmates to write letters. In a letter that began “Dear Sponsor,” they’d thank the person paying for their education, who they’d likely never meet. Sara would share her career ambitions, hoping to inspire the sponsor enough to keep supporting her. She’d ask questions, inviting a response. Finally, before she signed and mailed her letter, she’d draw. When she was younger, this might be a picture of herself or…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 15, 2021 at 10:50am — No Comments

Black Women in Philanthropy: The Art of Everyday Giving as Activism

Nonprofit Quarterly
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Added by Lee Cruz on September 8, 2021 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Doing More by Doing Less: A Call to Rethink Philanthropy

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 8, 2021 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Consumer Initiative Grants Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for Continuum's South Central Peer and Employment Services' Consumer Initiative Grants.
People in recovery (receiving DMHAS services) can apply to complete a rewarding project, take a class, go on an…
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Added by Continuum of Care, Inc. on September 8, 2021 at 11:01am — No Comments

Five Frogs Announces BIPOC Peer Learning Cohort - Apply by Sept. 20th

Five Frogs, the organization building a powerful movement of diverse, representative leaders working together for an equitable Connecticut, invites BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) leaders to participate in a five-part series designed to support a cross-sector cohort in diving deeper into their personal liberation work while exploring how their experiences intersect with theories of identity, power, intersectionality, structural racism and oppression, and shame…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on September 1, 2021 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Local Professionals Selected for New, Two-Year Leadership and Career Development Program

New Haven, CT (August 31, 2021) The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (The Foundation) is excited to announce the members of the first BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color) Cohort for Nonprofit Leadership program. The new career development program was conceived in early 2021 as part of The Foundation’s Stepping Forward commitment…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 1, 2021 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Employment Opportunity: Grantmaking Associate

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Grantmaking Associate. The application deadline is September 10, 2021.

For more information and to apply, please click here

Added by Lisa Carter on August 26, 2021 at 1:24pm — No Comments

Employment Opportunity: Communications Associate

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Communications Associate. The application deadline is September 10, 2021. 

For more information and to apply, please click here

Added by Lisa Carter on August 26, 2021 at 1:27pm — No Comments

YNHHS Office of Health Equity - Three New Professional Opportunities

Hi GNH Community:

YNHHS Office of Health Equity is seeking to fill three new exciting positions. See links with more information about each of the positions below. Please share with your networks!

Manager, Health Equity

Health Equity Data Scientist…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on August 23, 2021 at 12:52pm — No Comments

PHILANTHROPY'S RESPONSE TO 2021 HAITI EARTHQUAKE

Resources to Guide Philanthropic Response



Source: Council of Foundations posted on MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2021…
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Added by Lee Cruz on August 20, 2021 at 10:53am — No Comments

RFP - Project Development Consultant

Project Dev Consultant

The Area Agencies on Aging – CT are hoping to engage a consultant for the purposes of, 1) assesses current Association structure; 2) making recommendations for a future structure that supports goals; 3) assisting with strategy related to a new statewide information hub as part of a systems change project. Please see the attached…

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Added by Janiss Fowler on August 16, 2021 at 11:12am — No Comments

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven Awards Nearly $4 Million to Greater New Haven Nonprofits

Stepping Forward provides double the resources for The Foundation's largest annual competitive grant program.

Changes to Grant Processes Opens Door for Many New Organizations

Aid Helps Nonprofits in Recovery from Pandemic-related Revenue Losses and Operating…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 12, 2021 at 11:00am — 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

The “Grace” of Growing Up in Mutual Self-Help Housing: Q&A with Nadia Villagrán

In honor of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, we spoke with Rural LISC's Nadia Villagran, to learn about her experience growing up in a mutual self-help community, and how it shaped her family's lives, her own world view and her career as a community developer and a Latina leader in rural California.

In Rural Texas, Seeding Small Businesses, and Generational Wealth, with the Help of Kiva—and a Kiva Trustee

Kiva loans supported by LISC are a lifeline of zero interest capital to dozens of micro-business owners in underserved places across the country. But just as critical to the loan’s success as an entrepreneur’s dreams and drive is the role of the Kiva trustee—a trusted, community-based partner who supports borrowers from application and business development all the way to loan repayment. Joseph Ceasar, founder and CEO of Legacy Institute for Financial Education in rural Lufkin, TX is an exemplary Kiva trustee, on a mission to bring financial know-how and stability and generational wealth-building back to his community.

Centering Students, Truth and Innovation

As students across the country return to school this month, the LISC Charter School Financing team reflects on the challenges facing its portfolio schools as they work to create authentically safe, empowering and anti-racist learning communities. It’s a journey that parallels our own at LISC as we enact our commitment to racial equity and justice, inclusivity and transparency.

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