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A mosque in New Haven was intentionally set on fire on 12th May 2019, the 7th day of Ramadan. "The fire that scarred the Diyanet Mosque of New Haven Sunday was intentionally set" said New Haven, Fire Chief John Alston. See also,…Continue
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African-American, Native American and Alaska Native women are about three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy, compared to white women in the United States.
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The New Haven-Milford area has emerged as one of the the nation’s top spots for millennials on the move.
That’s according to a new study by the National Association of Realtors....
Source: CT Post…Continue
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April 11, 2019; Indianapolis Business Journal
“The Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) has a new five-year plan to make Indianapolis a more inclusive city—and it involves tackling criminal justice reform,…Continue
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Last week, Ray and Barbara Dalio announced their $100 million donation to support education and economic development in Connecticut. It’s an impressive amount, almost impossible for our struggling state to reject.
But it comes with strings attached...…
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Strategies to help upper elementary and middle school kids who have experienced trauma understand and control their emotions.
Source - Edutopia: https://www.edutopia.org/article/teaching-students-how-deal-stress
Added by Lee Cruz on March 25, 2019 at 10:47am — No Comments
Some people ask me why CHN keeps insisting that in order to heal, we, as people of African ancestry, must Defy the Lie of Black Inferiority and Embrace the Truth of Black Humanity.
“Can’t you find some softer language?” they ask.
Sure, we could. But...
Source - Community healing Network Blog:…Continue
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WAKING UP. WORKING out. Riding the bus. Music is an ever-present companion for many of us, and its impact is undeniable. You know music makes you move and triggers emotional responses, but how and why? What changes when you play music, rather than simply listen? In the latest episode of Tech Effects, we tried to find out. Our first stop was USC's Brain & Creativity Institute, where I headed into the…Continue
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Funding is still available from the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) to help people who have been evacuated from Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria who are continuing to experience a housing crisis.
This funding can be used to help stabilize housing through support such as rental assistance, security deposits, moving costs, utility assistance, credit repair, bus passes to employment, and more.
If you were evacuated from Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria and are…Continue
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A new study shows that growing up in an affluent community brings “compounding privileges” and higher educational attainment—especially for white residents.,,
City Lab: …Continue
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The arts can be a source of joy in a child’s day, and also come in handy for memorizing times tables.…
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My parents lived good lives and expected to die good deaths. They exercised daily, ate plenty of fruits and vegetables, and kept, in their well-organized files, boilerplate advance health directives. But when he was 79, my beloved and seemingly vigorous father came up from his basement study, put on the kettle for tea, and had a devastating stroke. For the next 6½ years, my mother and I watched, heartbroken and largely helpless, as he descended into dementia, near-blindness and misery.…Continue
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When the president of the United States says “America first,” he is making his voters happy. I can understand that. But from a global perspective, this statement isn’t relevant. Everything is interconnected today...
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