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Connecticut is holding elections for one U.S. Senate seat, five U.S. House seats, governor and five other state executive offices, all 36 state senate seats, and all 151 state house seats. Two statewide measures are on the ballot.
This is a link to a helpful guide that includes information about:
- Voter Registration
- Who is running
- Issues on the ballot
- Who can vote
- Absentee voting
- Early voting and much…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on October 31, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments
With the construction of the Q House slated to start in coming months, a campaign has begun to raise $3 million to make sure that it never closes its doors again.
The fund for the new Dixwell Community “Q” House has been established at the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to support the…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 25, 2018 at 1:26pm — No Comments
It is amazing the number of ways that voters’ names have quietly (and sometimes not so quietly) been removed from the rolls as we approach the midterm elections. States with contentious, close political races seem particularly prone to this. At this point, it might be hard to pick an exemplar, the leading state in voter suppression, but Georgia would be high on the list. …Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on October 19, 2018 at 3:17pm — No Comments
Since 1928, Foundation funds have started and sustained successful nonprofits and created and funded crucial collaboratives and inclusive coalitions. On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of its founding, The Community Foundation is proud to present a series called…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 18, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments
They’ve eclipsed boys in political participation and shown incredible moral clarity.
By Reshma Saujani
Ms. Saujani is the founder of Girls Who Code.…
Added by Lee Cruz on October 12, 2018 at 11:12am — No Comments
One hundred twenty five years ago, a group of amateur musicians in New Haven began gathering to play classical works by Bach, Beethoven, and other European composers. The orchestra was comprised of German immigrants who had been missing the music of their home country. Within a year, they staged a…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 11, 2018 at 3:02pm — No Comments
Pam Bailey, NeighborWorks America blogger | 10/1/2018 2:31:22 PM
San Francisco’s Chinatown faces a number of challenges, stemming back to its origins: Chinese immigrants to the city were often limited to living in the neighborhood due to discriminatory policies and practices, reinforced by a natural desire to seek out supportive environments. Over time, a strong sense of community developed. Today,…
Added by Lee Cruz on October 2, 2018 at 3:31pm — No Comments
It’s up to us to teach our boys about enthusiastic consent and the gray areas that put girls and women in danger. Below, we discuss how to educate our sons on respecting the agency and safety of both themselves and others.
Content warning: General discussions on rape culture and sexual harassment.
Added by Lee Cruz on October 1, 2018 at 10:22am — No Comments
As wildfires raged in California this summer, over 2000 of the firefighters on site were paid just one dollar per hour to battle the blaze. These firefighters were volunteers from inside of California's prison system. They're part of a national workforce of incarcerated people paid pennies per hour and sometimes nothing at all for hourly labor benefiting the U.S. economy. Driven in part by demands for better working conditions and wages, incarcerated workers last month began a…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 28, 2018 at 9:37am — No Comments
In April, a Starbucks manager in Philadelphia called the police on two black men sitting peacefully inside a coffee shop. The culprit, according to Starbucks’ CEO and the city’s mayor, was implicit bias—subconscious thought that…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 27, 2018 at 3:59pm — No Comments
When Max Johnson saw an ad for a software coding school in San Francisco called Holberton, he was in a dead-end job and looking for a way out. The idea of being a computer programmer had been in the back of his mind since he was a teenager growing up in Camden, New Jersey.…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 27, 2018 at 1:26pm — No Comments
Added by Lee Cruz on September 26, 2018 at 5:01pm — No Comments
There are a few prek spaces available in school readiness funded programs throughout the community. Please share the flyer which you can download here with colleagues and New Haven families with children age 3 & 4 years old. Below is a list of programs with openings as of…Continue
Added by Denise Duclos on September 24, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments
The GNHCC Business Hub
Offices for Rent | Convenient Meeting Spaces
900 Chapel Street, 10th Fl.
New Haven CT, 06510…Continue
Added by Nicole Salvatore on September 19, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments
DEADLINE TO APPLY: October 5, 2018
Added by Lee Cruz on September 18, 2018 at 10:21am — No Comments
I'm Rick Crouse, a fourth year neuroscience graduate student at Yale and the co-president of Yale Student Science Diplomats, an organization dedicated to science communication, outreach, and advocacy. I'm writing this post to spread the word about Science Haven.
Science Haven is a collaboration between two Yale student-led science outreach groups: Yale Student Science Diplomats and Open Labs. We are interested in…Continue
Added by Richard Crouse on September 16, 2018 at 9:07pm — No Comments
Serena Williams, decidedly the greatest athlete of our generation, is no stranger to the obstacles of being a strong, Black woman. This past weekend at the U.S. Open in the final match between her and Naomi Osaka, Williams—who was competing for her 24th Grand Slam tournament win—was charged with three penalty code violations, contributing to her ultimate defeat and a victory…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 14, 2018 at 6:44pm — No Comments
When the Walter “Pop” Smith Little League first started in 1952, the kids played with wooden bats and the field was on the corner of Goffe Street and Sherman Avenue. Bat materials have changed since…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 13, 2018 at 12:10pm — No Comments
Most every city resident has something that he or she wants to see improved. Be it a playground, an overgrown lot or a needed service that is unavailable, the best ideas for making the city a better place often come from local residents. Unfortunately, not…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 6, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments
on the opening of our New Haven Skate Park at Edgewood Park. See the pictures made by two great New Haven photographers:
On the I Love New Haven blog by Leigh Busby: Edgewood Skatepark Grand Opening
On Facebook by Misty from Lotta Studios:…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 10, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments