Community, Nonprofits and Businesses sharing Information
“The U.S. spends far more per capita on health care than other high-income countries, yet the nation has fallen in relative standing because it has the worst health outcomes.” As the report title aptly states, "…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 31, 2013 at 4:50pm — No Comments
Today’s Readers are Tomorrows Leaders
Reading aloud to children is beneficial on a number of levels. It increases vocabulary, literacy skills and comprehension. It is the foundation of literacy development. (Kathleen Childress 2011) Once children possess these skills, it opens up a whole new world of learning and development, especially inner city children. More importantly, children love being read to.…Continue
Added by LEAP Inc on January 30, 2013 at 9:01am — No Comments
We have the following office furniture available:
* three metal desks with wooden tops (various drawer arrangements)
* one wood-veneer desk (one file- and one-regular drawer)
* three, three-drawer lateral files
* one wooden project table (has seen a lot of hard use, but might be right for a workshop or warehouse)
Free to any non-profit that can cart it away by Jan. 31st! Please contact The New Haven Preservation Trust at 203-562-5919 or email…Continue
Added by Anita Buckmaster on January 29, 2013 at 7:08am — No Comments
In our continued effort to gather information on the state of the nonprofit sector in our region, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is encouraging area nonprofits to participate in the fourth annual Nonprofit Finance Fund’s (NFF) survey. NFF analyzes the results and provides them to all of us—nonprofits, government, foundations, lending institutions, media, and umbrella organizations—in late March.…Continue
Added by Tricia Bogie on January 29, 2013 at 4:40am — No Comments
VITA sites, where volunteers offer low-income individuals and families free help preparing their income taxes, open throughout the region this week.
Click here for a list of area sites and more information, and please help spread the word!
Added by Cara Rosner on January 28, 2013 at 6:22am — No Comments
Looney Leads The Charge (Dealing with GUNS in our Community)
“We need to shine a light on better mental health care for younger children,” Looney said.
Each of the three working groups—mental health, gun violence and school security—are working against a Feb. 15 deadline to recommend legislation to the overall task force they are part of. At that point, Looney will be key…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 27, 2013 at 1:36pm — No Comments
The N.A.A.C.P. Has Close Ties to Several Soft-Drink Companies, Particularly Cocoa-Cola
The civil rights organization is standing by its friends in their fight against Michael Bloomberg’s soda rules. New York City health officials say the obesity rate for African-Americans in New York City is higher than the city average. The city’s health commissioner, Dr. Thomas A. Farley, said Wednesday that he was “disappointed” the N.A.A.C.P. had…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 26, 2013 at 5:31pm — No Comments
Another VERY Interesting and Informative Article about NHPS
Graduation Rate Rises To 70.5%
by Melissa Bailey | Jan 22, 2013 3:21 pm
You may read the entire article linked below. After reading the article, if you do not have time to read all the comments, we are posting one here for you. Draw your own conclusions.…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 23, 2013 at 5:10am — No Comments
We commend Hillhouse High School Principal, Kermit Carolina, for making the school available on Inauguration Day for this historic purpose. This is but one example of the dual purpose our public school buildings can serve. It is a great way for many people in the community to come together and share this experience with others in their neighborhood school. Thanks also to the New Haven Independent (NHI) for sharing this information and for…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 22, 2013 at 9:03am — No Comments
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 21, 2013 at 8:58pm — No Comments
This is a Very interesting article. The images speak volume.
My Gun Vs. Your Safety
by marcia chambers | Jan 17, 2013 1:52 pm
“I feel as passionate about not owning a gun as you feel about owning one,” declared Gail Corbett, who oversees 14 classrooms, at six different schools in a nearby city.…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 17, 2013 at 8:56am — No Comments
If you haven't had a chance, please check out a video I made explaining Charter Revision and making the case for a Hybrid Board of Education - partially elected and partially appointed.
Added by Justin Elicker on January 15, 2013 at 11:33am — No Comments
Ending Violence in Children's Lives: A Resolution We Cannot Afford to Break
The Huffington Post, Michael Feigelson, 01/08/2013…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 12, 2013 at 6:09am — No Comments
Study: Few Children Meet Physical Activity and Screen-Time Guidelines
Education Week, Bryan Toporek, 01/07/2013 …
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 11, 2013 at 10:52am — No Comments
Should New Haven Residents and Tax-payers Care about This?
A Claimed 100 Percent Murder Rate Clearance!!!
Three lives and those affected by those lives – damaged!
The City of New Haven coffers directly depleted by $200K
Willoughby retired with a pension –continued depletion of the City’s…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 11, 2013 at 5:12am — No Comments
New Haven Neighborhood Grant Funding Announcement
The Neighborhood Leadership Grant Program works with resident leaders in New Haven neighborhoods to make our community a better place. We believe that resident leaders have the power to influence what happens in a neighborhood and the ability to build community where they live. We believe that all communities have assets, which include neighborhood residents, local institutions, and private and public resources.…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on January 10, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
Added by Sarah Tankoos on January 10, 2013 at 6:42am — No Comments
Start Date: January 14th, 2013
End Date: May 31st, 2013
The fellow will be working with the Advocacy Program. The program represents Junta’s central agenda as we move forward in our mission of improving the social, political and economic conditions of the community. It will combine advocacy and policy efforts with community-based organizing.
The fellow will have the…Continue
Added by Ana María Rivera-Forastieri on January 9, 2013 at 11:51am — No Comments
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra is looking for a Director of Development. Please see the job description below for details.
The Development Director is responsible for building the capacity of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra by overseeing a comprehensive year-round fundraising program. A member of the senior management team reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director plans, implements, manages, and…Continue
Added by New Haven Symphony Orchestra on January 9, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
Magnet School Lottery Odds Revealed
This is a MUST READ for Parents with School-age Children
Applications for admissions to NHPS for the 2013/2014 school year are due Feb. 15, 2013. The lottery takes place on March 12, 2013. Students accepted will start school Sept. 2013.
We applaud the New Haven Independent (NHI) and Melissa…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 9, 2013 at 6:05am — No Comments