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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
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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

***Exclusive Photos from NEW HAVEN'S MOVEMENT: a Dance Showcase to End Youth Violence***

Hi GNH Community!   Happy New Year 2013!  Thank You SO much to everyone who came out on Monday to support Carole's Future Project!  We want…

Started by Sarah Tankoos

1 Jan 10, 2013
Reply by Sarah Tankoos

Development Director at NHSO

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra is looking for a Director of Development. Please see the job description below for details. DEVELOPMENT D…

Started by New Haven Symphony Orchestra

0 Jan 9, 2013

Should Beyoncé Knowles Either Rescind Her Pepsi Deal or Donate the Proceeds to Charity?

Below are several links to information about obesity, nutrition and health.  Given all the information provided here: 1) Should Beyoncé Kno…

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Dec 27, 2012

Harsher Discipline Often Dispensed to Minority, Disabled Students. If So, Why?

Harsher Discipline Often Dispensed to Minority, Disabled StudentsNational Journal, Rosa Ramirez, 12/15/2012   An Education Department study…

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Dec 21, 2012

The ACA And CT's Looming Problems: Do You Agree That The Insurance Exchange Should Negiotiate For Consumers?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) – CONNECTICUT’S LOOMING PROBLEMS 1. Do You Agree that the Insurance Exchange (HIX) Should Negiotiate the Best…

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Nov 19, 2012

Omar Neal, Mayor of Tuskegee, Invites You to Take The Pledge Today

October 17, 2012 Dear Friends: Subject: Take the Pledge Day This week, I signed the nation's first proclamation declaring Friday, October…

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Oct 19, 2012

Violence As A Disease – Landlord Comes Under Fire in NH, CT

Tramire’s Landlord Comes Under Fire by Paul Bass | Oct 12, 2012 12:38 pm http://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/dwight

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Oct 13, 2012

CT Parent Union Files Lawsuit to End Separate and Unequal School Residency Laws

Gwen Samuel, founder and president, CT Parents Union file lawsuit to END Separate and Unequal School Systems regarding school residenc…

Started by N'Zinga Shani

0 Oct 10, 2012

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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

National Equity Fund Announces Record $2.2 Billion Investment in Affordable Housing for 2021

What a way to celebrate a birthday: National Equity Fund (NEF), LISC’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit syndication subsidiary, turns 35 this month, just as they announce a record-breaking $2.2 billion in affordable housing investments for 2021.That includes $1.23 billion in LIHTC investments and $930 million in preservation loans to improve existing homes—all adding up to nearly 13,600 new and refurbished units. And that in the midst of a pandemic.

Investing in Quality Education

This January marks UNESCO’s fourth International Day of Education and creates an opportunity to celebrate progress towards UN Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education. “Quality Education” enables upward economic mobility, reduces inequalities and is a key to fostering tolerance and more peaceful societies. Promoting educational opportunity is at the foundation of the work LISC does in neighborhoods across the country.

Foot Locker, Inc. & LISC Announce Funding for 16 Organizations Focused on Advancing Health, Wealth, & Upward Mobility in BIPOC Communities

The first round of grants through the $3 million Foot Locker Foundation Community Empowerment Program will help bridge gaps in racial equity with support for mentorship, career development, and civic engagement programs for youth.

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