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THE RENSSELAERVILLE INSTITUTE would like to hear from you! Come to the IGNITE Information Session to learn about "Community Sparkplugs" and how your idea may be eligible to receive a grant up to $3,000.
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here is a “gravitational pull” dragging down Black men in America. “There’s no respect in our community for each other as brothers.” “There are not enough men who are positive role models.” “What can we do as a society to lift Black men up, because y’all did a hell of a job tearing them down?”
These and many other hard truths came to light Wednesday night in the screening of and panel discussion about the short film These Truths: A Documentary on the State of the…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 20, 2020 at 10:17am — No Comments
When Kilynn Johnson walks out the door of the house her parents bought in 1972, where she grew up and lives to this day, she steps into the warm embrace of a community where neighbors feel more like kin. Her home sits across the street from Stinger Square Park, where Johnson passed long days of her childhood playing alongside her siblings and cousins and…
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JULY 01, 2020
A history of discrimination and inequality has led to dramatic gaps in wealth, investment, and income between white communities and minority communities. Yale SOM’s Teresa Chahine and a panel of experts discussed how businesses, financial firms, and regular investors can make choices that empower local businesses and increase opportunity...…
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In response to requests from local partners, DataHaven developed a report (see below) with our original analyses and visualizations of public data related to the coronavirus pandemic. These are updated as new data are posted. We have also created many other charts and datasets available on request...
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Data from New Haven suggests that communities of color are disproportionately affected by…Continue
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Connecticut Humanities will be re-granting a total of $470,000 in CARES Act funding. Grant awards will range from $2,500 to $15,000 and no match is required (maximum amount of funding that can be requested is based upon an organization’s budget size). Grants may be used for general operating expenses only (such as salaries, rent,…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 24, 2020 at 1:40pm — No Comments
Summer Meals Public School Sites in New Haven. If anyone is aware of a similar list for other towns please post so we can circulate it. No children need be going hungry.
These sites are open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Barnard School - 170 Derby Avenue
Beecher School - 100 Jewell Street
Benjamin Jepson - 15 Lexington Avenue
Betsy Ross - 150 Kimberly…
Added by Lee Cruz on June 24, 2020 at 12:50pm — No Comments
The country is on fire—right now—yet again. It is on fire with a righteous rage that has come from living under the constant threat of Black death, under the constant fear of state-sanctioned racial violence at the hands of law enforcement and vigilantes. But we as a country have been here before many times. About five years ago, social justice foundations and progressive donors proudly proclaimed that Black lives mattered and that they would put significant resources behind building…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 3, 2020 at 10:37am — No Comments
Thursday afternoon found me kneeling in front of my 2-year-old’s bedroom door, crying. She was on the other side, also crying. Nap was not happening…again.
And not only was I failing abysmally to convince an eminently unreasonable child to nap, I was missing a work call (actually for this article)...…Continue
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Several dozen Law School students are working together to offer support to organizations in the greater New Haven community as they confront the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the last few weeks, the Ludwig Center for Community & Economic Development (CED) and the student-run COVID…Continue
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Safety Precautions for Food Distribution, Staff and Volunteers from the Department of Health of the City of New Haven
Spanish: Guía de Precauciones para organización distribuyendo…Continue
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+ Updated New Haven Food Resources information
+ Hotline for Food insecure people who can't get out during this crisis under urgent…Continue
Please download and post this important information in English and Spanish from Yale New Haven Hospital for members of our community who are undocumented. This is a printable 11 by 17 inch poster. For example, I plan to print and post on Grand Avenue, at local restaurants, pharmacies and the supermarket in the Fair Haven section of New Haven. Where can you circulate this information?
Favor de distribuir esta información MUY importante de parte del hospital Yale New Haven para…Continue
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Pregnant and Worried Amid COVID-19?Continue
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Foreclosures and EvictionsThis week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) authorized the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an…
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