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Name of the Organization
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
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Yolanda Caldera-Durant
Job Title
Vice President for Community Strategies
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203-777-2386
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ycalderadurant@cfgnh.org
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http://cfgnh.org
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Early Childhood, Aging\Elderly Services, Youth, Food Assistance, Energy Assistance, Career Assistance, Housing Assistance, Shelter, Health, Adult Education, Financial Literacy, Advocacy, Arts, Economic Development
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I am interested in overall community well-being, racial justice, social justice, and inclusive economic opportunity and access.

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Social Venture Partners-CT is Hiring for Two New Positions!

Posted on October 8, 2021 at 10:31am 0 Comments

Social Venture Partners-CT is Hiring for Two New Positions!



In support of SVP’s work with the Office of Workforce Strategy, a team of the Office of the Governor that is responsible for coordinating all workforce development programs across the state of Connecticut, they are seeking to hire two full-time positions:



*The Director of Information Technology Workforce Development Strategy will be responsible for providing management support for…

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Don’t miss Five Frogs Brave, Bold Leadership for a Better Connecticut: Fall 2021 Leader Convenings

Posted on October 5, 2021 at 8:55am 0 Comments

Five Frogs, the organization building a powerful movement of diverse, representative leaders working together for an equitable Connecticut, invites you to participate in Brave, Bold Leadership for a Better Connecticut Leader Convenings! Social impact leaders from across the nonprofit, public and private sectors are invited to join to connect, share ideas, and challenge and support each other.



These conversations focus on leading for racial equity, collective…

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United Way of Greater New Haven Invites You to Join Virtual Community Conversations on Employment & Income

Posted on September 22, 2021 at 9:36am 0 Comments

UNITED WAY OF GREATER NEW HAVEN INVITES YOU TO JOIN VIRTUAL COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: EMPLOYMENT & INCOME

Your experience as a job seeker is wanted - whether you are currently looking for a job, you would like to advance your career, or if you’ve been hired and want to share your feedback on how to make the job search process more supportive, coordinated, and successful.



United Way of Greater New Haven is holding a series of…

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Five Frogs Announces BIPOC Peer Learning Cohort - Apply by Sept. 20th

Posted on September 1, 2021 at 2:10pm 0 Comments

Five Frogs, the organization building a powerful movement of diverse, representative leaders working together for an equitable Connecticut, invites BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) leaders to participate in a five-part series designed to support a cross-sector cohort in diving deeper into their personal liberation work while exploring how their experiences intersect with theories of identity, power, intersectionality, structural racism and oppression, and shame…

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At 6:58pm on May 14, 2021, Lee Cruz said…

Yolanda,

Welcome back to GNH Community, glad to have you join us. Please take a moment to review your profile and consider adding a profile picture. This greatly increases the probability that your post will be viewed by visitors to the site.

Members may post information that they think will be of interest to nonprofits, civic organizations, and the people they serve or the general public. Posting your events early helps minimize scheduling conflicts and allows us to promote your events with alerts to the general public. Your posts are immediately viewable by over 1000 members.  We share notice of listed events on Monday and Friday with 9000+ people via Facebook, Google+, Linkedin, Twitter and Instagram.

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When you join GNH Community you automatically have a blog on the site. You can use this blog to share your thoughts and opinions, perhaps even something you wrote for another occasion that you would like to share with a broader audience. You may also share articles or other non-date specific information, resources or  job announcements on your blog page. Using tags facilitates finding post by using these keywords in the search box. You can promote your organization's blog or a blog about your field of expertise using GNH Community just post your blog entry title and a teaser  paragraph with a link back to the complete post on your blog. Blog post are shared every Wednesday.  

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You can post videos and pictures on GNH Community. Videos are increasingly becoming the medium of choice for nonprofits. You can post promotional videos about your organization, educational videos about your field and public service  announcements. Every Tuesday we feature a video at the top of the GNH Community homepage and share it with our social media network. Check out the videos that have already been posted for ideas and inspiration, create a video, post it on You Tube or Vimeo and share it through a link on the video page. If you give us a couple of weeks of notice we can try to time the featuring of your video with a particular event or an awareness campaign. The best way to use the pictures function is to create an album. An album can be used to tell a story, to document impact or to show progress. We will gladly feature an album if you give us notice of its creation. 

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GNH Community is funded by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. If you have questions or suggestions as to how we can make GNH Community more useful please let me know.

 
 
 

Welcome (Bienvenido, Benvenuto, Powitanie, Bonjour! Willkomme,歡迎, ברוךהבא أهلا وسهلا, Bonvenon) to GNH Community. Traducción de esta página

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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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From One Banker to Another: What I Wish I Had Known about Community Development

What strategies would help banks and other impact investors maximize the positive effect of their community development capital? LISC’s Lisa Glover taps into her decades of banking experience to offer a reality check—outlining opportunities that would strengthen the infrastructure of community investing, help narrow racial and socioeconomic gaps throughout the country, and help lenders and investors meet their corporate objectives as well.

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LISC’s New Markets Support Company (NMSC) has teamed up with Edwards Lifesciences on a new investment fund that addresses racial and socio-economic disparities—leveraging federal New Markets Tax Credits to fuel development, businesses and jobs in communities of color.

Congress Must Seize the Opportunity to Make Equitable Investments in People and Places

The Build Back Better Act is a sweeping package of investments to support underserved people and communities. LISC’s Matt Josephs takes a closer look at this historic opportunity for Congress to break down systemic barriers for people of color, while at the same time fueling an equitable economic recovery from the pandemic.

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