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Who Benefits from Secretary Shinseki's Resignation?

Started May 30, 2014 0 Replies

Who Benefits from Secretary Eric Shinseki’s Resignation?  http://oneworldpi.org/blog/archives/2001May Is National Military Appreciation MonthContinue

How Is NHPS 180 Days Student Expulsion for Fighting Helpful?

Started Apr 17, 2014 0 Replies

How Is NHPS 180 Days Student Expulsion for Fighting Helpful? We purport that NHPS 180 Days Expulsion for Fighting Is NOT Helpful! There are numerous research studies that say severe suspensions and…Continue

Tags: Youths-at-Risks, analogy, Violence, TPPF, School

JUSTICE AND VICTIMS OF COLOR – Prof KBD - A DISCUSSION FORUM

Started Apr 7, 2014 0 Replies

 Professor Khalilah Brown-Dean (et al) – NY Times – A Truly Engaging Legal & Civic Engagement Forum.  We invite you to participate.New Haven’s own Professor Khalilah Brown-Dean (Quinnipiac…Continue

Tags: Robert-Blecker, Richard-Dieter, Butler, Prof-Paul-, Dubey

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

Started Aug 9, 2013 0 Replies

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.  It said Mayor Bloomberg cannot prevent NY residents from…Continue

Tags: Court, Appeals, State, Justice, Renwick

 

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Name of the Organization
OneWorld Progressive Institute, Inc
Contact Person
N'Zinga Shani
Job Title
Executive Director
Contact phone
203 407-0250
E-mail
oneworldpi@oneworldpi.org
Website
http://www.oneworldpi.org/home.html
Interest
Early Childhood, Youth, Health, Education, Advocacy
Description Interest
OneWorld Progressive Institute (OneWorld), Inc. is a non-profit, 501(C)3 charitable, voluntary, educational organization created in 1996, and incorporated in 2004. OneWorld's mission is to educate, inform and engage viewers on a range of issues critical to their lives as individuals and members of communities.

We produce educational and informational television programs and conduct community forums focusing on:
Promoting Health Literacy- improving access, teaching advocacy, encouraging personal responsibility and collective action to reduce disparities. Our Health-related programs are produced as "21st Century Conversations."

The Education Agenda programs focus on Improving Education-at-every-level, and on Closing the Education Achievement Gap. OneWorld sponsors critical-thinking forums and oratory competitions mainly in middle schools. We also engage high school students in critical-thinking forums and debate competitions on many levels.

Our Civic Engagement programs seek to encourage strong and positive civic participation as a way to strengthen our communities and break down barriers caused by a lack of understanding and diverse interest. (Civic Engagement)
Our television programs air on AT&T statewide daily; click this link to find them: http://www.nhtv.com/Uverse.html; we are also on Charter Communications - Community Vision21, Cox 15 and several Comcast Channels in various towns: 10, 15, 18, 26, 34. Our programs air on CTV, Comcast Chan. 26, 9am on Sundays; 8pm Mondays, 10am Fridays, and 9pm Saturdays. If you cannot find the programs please call Citizens TV at 203 562-2288. We encourage members of the community to join us in developing programs for the benefit of greater New Haven residents. Please visit our web site at: http://www.oneworldpi.org/index.html to learn more.
Our educational DVDs are available on our web store at: http://www.oneworldpi.org/Videos.html. Please Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @oneworldpi. Also, please read our socially responsible BLOGS at: http://oneworldpi.org/blog
We invite and welcome your support.

N'Zinga Shani, M.Sc., MBA
Executive Director

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Black History Month - The Paper Bag Principle

Posted on February 1, 2017 at 10:24am 1 Comment

CONFRONTING THE VESTIGES OF RACISM WITHIN BLACK COMMUNITY
Professor Audrey Kerr’s The Paper Bag Principle is an enlightening and challenging look at the black community and the…
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Shetterly's “HIDDEN FIGURES” Garners 3 Oscar Nominations

Posted on January 25, 2017 at 11:00am 1 Comment

OneWorld Progressive Institute, Inc is a 501(C)3, 100 percent volunteer organization serving Greater New Haven and the broader CT community since 1996. Please visit our YouTube channel to see examples of our work: https://goo.gl/q3YhD6Civic Engagement, Education and Health Literacy are…

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Important Program Announcements for OneWorld Student Forums

Posted on December 21, 2016 at 10:30am 0 Comments

OneWorld Progressive Institute, Inc Holds Critical-Thinking forums with high school students. Please see air dates and times below:

Television forum on Citizens Television

TOPIC: THE EFFECTS OF…

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Asst Chief Casanova, Kica Matos, Rev. Kimber - A WAR of What Exactly?

Posted on December 14, 2016 at 9:01am 0 Comments

AS OUR SOCIETY COARSEN’S FOUL LANGUAGE HAS BECOME STANDARD
Does this mean that we all must accept this and follow suit?
Is vulgar, crass language fine for police officers and their superiors to use wherever they are?…
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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!

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EPA Awards GRID Alternatives Solar for All Grant

LISC partner GRID Alternatives has been awarded a $249,800,000 Solar for All grant from the EPA to advance renewable and clean energy sources for affordable housing communities across the country. “The grant is an incredible boon to the movement to decarbonize homes and lower energy costs that burden millions of everyday Americans,” said Michael T. Pugh, president and CEO of LISC.

New Report: A Close Look at the Reality of Community Violence Interrupters

Dr. Kathryn Bocanegra and Dr. Shani Buggs, eminent researchers and experts on the work of community violence intervention, have published, together with LISC, Supporting the Frontline Through Community Healing: Advancing Science on Violence Intervention Outreach and Trauma Exposure. The study, focused on safety efforts in Kansas City, MO, is a deeply researched and compassionate look at the trauma CVI workers confront every day and how to support the field so that practitioners “are protected from the same harms they work to prevent.”

“A Gateway for Possibilities”: Resident Leadership and Community Ownership

LISC's Institute for Community Power has published a new Spotlight examining three leadership development programs designed and implemented by LISC and local partners for distinct communities in different parts of the country: Training the Trainers (T4T) in Houston; the Newark Resident Leadership Academy (NRLA); and Community Connectors in Philadelphia. Each group has leveraged the leadership program to inform and strengthen their work and, in turn, to serve their communities more effectively.

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