nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
“The U.S. spends far more per capita on health care than other high-income countries, yet the nation has fallen in relative standing because it has the worst health outcomes.” As the report title aptly states, "…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 31, 2013 at 10:50pm — No Comments
Looney Leads The Charge (Dealing with GUNS in our Community)
“We need to shine a light on better mental health care for younger children,” Looney said.
Each of the three working groups—mental health, gun violence and school security—are working against a Feb. 15 deadline to recommend legislation to the overall task force they are part of. At that point, Looney will be key…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 27, 2013 at 7:36pm — No Comments
The N.A.A.C.P. Has Close Ties to Several Soft-Drink Companies, Particularly Cocoa-Cola
The civil rights organization is standing by its friends in their fight against Michael Bloomberg’s soda rules. New York City health officials say the obesity rate for African-Americans in New York City is higher than the city average. The city’s health commissioner, Dr. Thomas A. Farley, said Wednesday that he was “disappointed” the N.A.A.C.P. had…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 26, 2013 at 11:31pm — No Comments
Another VERY Interesting and Informative Article about NHPS
Graduation Rate Rises To 70.5%
by Melissa Bailey | Jan 22, 2013 3:21 pm
You may read the entire article linked below. After reading the article, if you do not have time to read all the comments, we are posting one here for you. Draw your own conclusions.…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 23, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments
We commend Hillhouse High School Principal, Kermit Carolina, for making the school available on Inauguration Day for this historic purpose. This is but one example of the dual purpose our public school buildings can serve. It is a great way for many people in the community to come together and share this experience with others in their neighborhood school. Thanks also to the New Haven Independent (NHI) for sharing this information and for…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 22, 2013 at 3:03pm — No Comments
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This is a Very interesting article. The images speak volume.
My Gun Vs. Your Safety
by marcia chambers | Jan 17, 2013 1:52 pm
“I feel as passionate about not owning a gun as you feel about owning one,” declared Gail Corbett, who oversees 14 classrooms, at six different schools in a nearby city.…Continue
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Ending Violence in Children's Lives: A Resolution We Cannot Afford to Break
The Huffington Post, Michael Feigelson, 01/08/2013…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 12, 2013 at 12:09pm — No Comments
Study: Few Children Meet Physical Activity and Screen-Time Guidelines
Education Week, Bryan Toporek, 01/07/2013 …
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 11, 2013 at 4:52pm — No Comments
Should New Haven Residents and Tax-payers Care about This?
A Claimed 100 Percent Murder Rate Clearance!!!
Three lives and those affected by those lives – damaged!
The City of New Haven coffers directly depleted by $200K
Willoughby retired with a pension –continued depletion of the City’s…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 11, 2013 at 11:12am — No Comments
Magnet School Lottery Odds Revealed
This is a MUST READ for Parents with School-age Children
Applications for admissions to NHPS for the 2013/2014 school year are due Feb. 15, 2013. The lottery takes place on March 12, 2013. Students accepted will start school Sept. 2013.
We applaud the New Haven Independent (NHI) and Melissa…Continue
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“College is the place for me.” Chastity said.
by Melissa Bailey | Jan 7, 2013 12:00…Continue
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Is There A LINK Between Economics In Infancy and Behavior In Teen Years?
In a study reported in HealthDay News researchers claim to find a link between unfavorable economic conditions at birth and behavior in teen years. Of course, the link between infancy and teen behavior is much more complex than economic factors might suggest. The complete article (linked below) as well as other…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 4, 2013 at 1:28pm — No Comments
Recognizing and Caring for People with Dementia – A OneWorld Health Literacy Workshop - 2013
OneWorld Progressive Institute thanks Blanche Agostinelli, APRN, Dianne Davis, APRN (case managers from Adler Assessment Center), Bettye Swindell and John Andrews, spouses and caregivers, and Bry’onna Mention, grand-daughter of a woman who had early onset dementia. In the full one-hour program Bry’onna shared how difficult it…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 3, 2013 at 3:19pm — No Comments