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The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (“The Foundation”) is inviting proposals from qualified individuals or firms (a “Consultant”) to work with the Neighborhood Leadership Program (NLP) Facilitators and…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 8, 2022 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Floods in City Point. Heat waves in tree-sparse, lot-heavy Newhallville. More storms that require evacuation. More periods of drought.
As climate change progresses, those conditions will become the new normal for New Haven, especially for the heat- and flood-vulnerable neighborhood of Fair Haven, reported officials tracking the trends.
An environmental transformation is already in motion. But, the officials said, the city can adapt its current…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 6, 2022 at 11:25am — No Comments
“Where are the Native Americans now?” asked fifth grade students in an Iowa City classroom last year. There are many ways their teacher, Melanie Hester, might have answered. She could have pointed out that today Native Americans live in cities and towns across the U.S.…Continue
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Art competitions formed part of the modern Olympic Games during its early years, from 1912 to 1948. The competitions were part of the original intention of the Olympic Movement's founder, Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin. Medals were awarded for works of art inspired by…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 17, 2022 at 8:52am — No Comments
Connecticut is not on track to meet the greenhouse gas emission goals set by the legislature — and transportation emissions are the main culprit.
The state’s annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory released Monday, which looks at data through 2018, shows transportation emissions are higher than they were in 1990, despite greater fuel efficiency in motor vehicles...…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 12, 2022 at 4:04pm — No Comments
Climate change is widely acknowledged as the existential crisis of our time, a “code red for humanity,” in the words of United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. With the Senate’s passage of the…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 10, 2022 at 6:17pm — No Comments
How are the deep racial disparities in reproductive health care being addressed in light of Roe v. Wade’s overturning?
Connecticut nurse-midwife, nurse educator and historian Dr. Lucinda Canty recently launched Lucinda's House, to help local women of color...…Continue
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Connecticut’s Office of Workforce Strategy will receive $24 million in federal funding to expand job training programs that have struggled to meet demand amid a shortage of skilled workers in the state...…Continue
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2022 responsive grant awards reach highest total ever distributed by The Foundation.
Organizations working to advance racial equity and provide vital services in the community as it recovers from COVID – including affordable housing, entrepreneurship, food, basic needs, arts and…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 1, 2022 at 1:30pm — No Comments
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What’s your child’s experience playing sports? We want to hear from you.
Youth sports look much different than 10 and 20 years ago. With increasing costs and limited spots, fewer children are playing sports, and many aren’t getting enough physical activity.
Today, we explore who gets the privilege to play on a team.…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 16, 2022 at 10:13am — No Comments
There is hot, and then there is hot! Extreme heat is a period of high heat and humidity with temperatures above 90 degrees for at least two to three days. In extreme heat your body works extra hard to maintain a normal temperature, which can lead to death. Extreme heat is responsible for the highest number of annual deaths among all weather-related hazards... https://www.ready.gov/heat
Added by Lee Cruz on June 8, 2022 at 4:52pm — No Comments
Connecticut schools will soon be required to teach climate change as a part of the science curriculum, a move state legislators and advocates…Continue
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Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court said Monday that state prisoners may not present new evidence in federal court in support of a claim that their post-conviction counsel in state court was ineffective in violation of the Constitution.…
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May 12, 2022
You want to help Ukrainians in need. Should you donate to UNICEF, UNHCR, Red Cross, World Vision, Caritas, Save the Children or some other charitable organisation?
There are so many charities, and charitable causes, to choose from...…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 24, 2022 at 1:34pm — No Comments