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The environmental movement has long been divided along race and class lines. Perhaps there is some momentum to change all of that in the face of the desperate need for equity and people to be at the center of the sustainability agenda if we wish to build the movement necessary to effectively take on the challenge of climate change...…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on October 19, 2017 at 9:59am — No Comments
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Does the future of business center on integrating the twin goals of building a better world alongside growing profits? With an increasing frequency, Americans are saying it should—with their wallets...
Added by Lee Cruz on October 17, 2017 at 11:43am — No Comments
The Progreso Latino Fund (PLF), in partnership with a Latino-led global fundraising campaign, is sending emergency disaster relief to Puerto Rico and Mexico.…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 12, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments
"Papi tiene muerte cerebral.”
I don’t know when my cousin originally sent the text, but it buzzed through to Connecticut from Puerto Rico’s battered communications towers last Sunday at 6:27 a.m. My uncle was brain dead.
“Hay que desconectarlo.”
The machines keeping him in a state resembling life could not undo the damage that had been done. Soon, they would let him pass.
At 78, my uncle had survived Hurricane Maria’s winds and the floods its rains unleashed. But…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on October 9, 2017 at 10:44am — No Comments
After more than a decade of teaching classical chamber music to young children, Music Haven is seeing its first students about to graduate high school and go on to college. And the program continues to be a sought after as ever.
“We consistently have thirty to forty kids on the waiting list,” says Executive Director Mandi Jackson. “We have a ninety percent retention rate. Once they come they tend to stay. It gives them not just a passion for music, but also an avenue…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 5, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Planned gifts are thoughtful and intentional charitable gifts that make an impact now and in the future. There is no one-size-fits-all planned giving solution because every donor has unique philanthropic goals and objectives. The Valley Community Foundation, a partner of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, launched a community-wide planned giving initiative in May…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 28, 2017 at 10:14am — No Comments
Chapel Haven is delighted to announce several upcoming events open to prospective parents. See below for more details and save your seat! If you are interested in Chapel Haven West, our Tucson, AZ-based campus program, please scroll down and register for an open house set for Veterans Day in Tucson.
This fall, there is a lot to see as Chapel Haven’s New Haven campus expansion has broken ground! Chapel Haven is…Continue
Added by Catherine Sullivan-DeCarlo on September 27, 2017 at 3:05pm — No Comments
Chapel Haven drew more than 200 families and friends at its September 15 groundbreaking, celebrating a new chapter in Chapel Haven’s storied history.
Chapel Haven is underway with a multi-year campus expansion, with the ultimate goal of providing lifelong services to adults with social and developmental disabilities. Founded in 1972, Chapel Haven empowers 250 adults with a range of disabilities, from autism and Down Syndrome to Asperger Syndrome, to live independent and…Continue
Added by Catherine Sullivan-DeCarlo on September 27, 2017 at 3:03pm — No Comments
Since 1950, the New Haven Chorale has spread a joy and passion for choral music in Greater New Haven.
On October 7, 2017, it will hold an annual Gala to help it continue its mission bringing together community singers to present high-level, professionally-conducted choral music to the region. The…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 28, 2017 at 10:11am — No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
From: The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED FROM MILTON FISHER FUND
Scholarships Awarded for Creativity and Innovation to…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 26, 2017 at 3:42pm — No Comments
As of October 5th, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services will stop taking DACA renewals. That means DACA recipients with expiring permits have only a few weeks to gather the $495 renewal application fee.
CT Students for a Dream is raising money to help DACA recipients pay for their…Continue
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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Sept. 11, 2017) — The New Haven Youth Conservation Corps (YCC)…Continue
Added by Maritza Estremera on September 11, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Infant mortality rates are an important public health indicator for assessing and comparing the health and well-being of populations. Although the overall infant mortality rates in New Haven have declined since the 1980s (thanks in large part to the work of a Special Commission and its successor New Haven Healthy Start), there are still marked disparities between the mortality…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 7, 2017 at 11:40am — No Comments
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Community Foundation President & CEO Will Ginsberg shares his thoughts about Charlottesville, New Haven and our community's future on The Foundation's blog.
The time of testing is upon us. Will we stand up to the powerful forces that would substitute hatred and demonization for the inclusive, unified and optimistic spirit of community that we have so painstakenly built over the decades?
Read the post at …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 24, 2017 at 5:24pm — No Comments
I know this topic comes up frequently, but IRIS is looking to change/upgrade its donor database, and is wondering what other groups' experiences have been. We currently have Giftworks, and one option would be to upgrade to their new cloud edition, but we also want to explore other systems.
If you are willing to share (via phone, in person, or email, whatever you prefer) about what system you use and what your experience has been like, can you let me know?…Continue
At Common Ground, a truly diverse community of 200 students from 16 different towns experiences a mix of high academic standards, active learning and leadership opportunities, and small school supports that are producing dramatic educational results.
Common Ground -- the nation’s oldest environmental charter high school, creating the next generation of successful college students and powerful environmental leaders -- is seeking a passionate, creative, outstanding Youth…Continue
Added by Betsy Sneath on August 22, 2017 at 1:03pm — No Comments