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Volunteer Ushers Needed

Engage in your love of music and help a community treasure at the same time; become a volunteer usher for the NHSO. The NHSO performs in Ne…

Started by New Haven Symphony

0 Sep 16, 2013

State Appeals Court Ruled In Favor Of Sugar Sodas: Should We Be Allowed to Poison Our Bodies?

GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH! IS THAT WHAT THE COURT RULING IS SAYING? The New York State Appeals Court Ruled In Favor Of Sugar Sodas. …

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Aug 10, 2013

Should The Manner In Which Young Black and Brown Men Dress Put Their Lives At Risk?

Should The Manner In Which Young Black and Brown Men Dress Put Their Lives At Risk? Given the comments made about the manner in which Trayv…

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Jul 2, 2013

Given the Diabetes Epidemic, Should Government Limit What People Can Buy With Food Stamps?

CITIES BATTLE HUNGER, BUT UNHEALTHY FOOD IS EVERYWHERE. Should the Government Limit What People Can Buy with Food Stamps? Here are a few qu…

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Jun 14, 2013

Regular Public Schools Versus Public Charter Schools. Who Benefits from HB 6622!

Overall, do all public charter schools in CT perform better than district public schools? Let Us Examine the FACTS!  Look at the rankings b…

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Apr 22, 2013

Haley Food Stamp Proposal to Help Curb Obesity. Do You Agree?

What Will Be People’s Response to This Proposal? If the Govt is paying for the cost of feeding people, should the govt. have input into the…

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Apr 20, 2013

Is Black History Month Relevant in the Age of Obama? A OneWorld Teen Forum

OneWorld's Black History Month Civic Engagement Topic:Is Black History Month Relevant in the Age of Obama?  A Critical-Thinking Teen Forum…

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Mar 1, 2013

Job opening

Dear friends, Please help spread the word that the New Haven Symphony is searching for a Development Director.  There is a description of…

Started by Elaine C. Carroll

0 Feb 5, 2013

Books in Spanish Needed!

Read to Grow in Branford is in desperate need of children's books in Spanish for its Books for Kids program.  Read to Grow is the only stat…

Started by Emily Granelli

2 Feb 4, 2013
Reply by Emily Granelli

Is It Time to Treat Violence Like a Contagious Disease?

Is Violence A Biological Health Matter and An Epidemiologic Process?As parents and teachers, how closely do we monitor violence in our envi…

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Jan 25, 2013

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Open Street Project

An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

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Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

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Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Emma Tenayuca (1916-1999): A Champion of Working People

In honor of Women's History Month, we are profiling some of the extraordinary women who conceived and shaped our current community development, social justice and anti-racist movements. Their stories may not be widely known, but their intelligence, insight, passion and unrelenting efforts blazed the path we walk today.

Lenders Launch SOAR Fund to Fuel Recovery of Small Businesses, Nonprofits in the South

The Southern Opportunity and Resilience (SOAR) Fund is raising $150 million to provide flexible, affordable financing and support services to “the smallest of small businesses” and nonprofits across 15 southern states. The fund will work with CDFIs to deploy capital, targeting historically underbanked owners and organizations. LISC is serving as fund manager.

Rethinking Ways to Get Capital to Small Businesses

The pandemic has prodded state and local governments to think hard and act quickly to move public money into shoring up the small business sector. An article in Next City looks at how new public-private partnerships—particularly ones engaging CDFIs, like the LISC-managed NY Forward Loan Fund—are paving the way to make equitable small business development part of a new normal.

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