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January 2021 Blog Posts (13)

Free training program aims to help people of color run for public office

A volunteer holds a sticker to give to a voter at a polling place on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020, in Stamford.

A volunteer holds a sticker to give to a voter at a polling place on Election Day, Nov.…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 28, 2021 at 6:00am — No Comments

Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis in Connecticut: Why and How?

Good afternoon, sharing this upcoming event to those interested &/ if you would like to share with your networks!
Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis in Connecticut: Why and How?
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Added by Samantha Lew on January 26, 2021 at 9:16am — No Comments

Recognizing Racism as a Public Health Threat: A Conversation with Dr. Willarda V. Edwards

This article comes from the winter 2020 edition of the Nonprofit Quarterly as part of an article series on “America’s healthcare crisis.”

The Nonprofit Quarterly recently sat down with Dr. Willarda V. Edwards, who has been helping to spearhead an effort inside the House of Delegates at the American Medical Association (AMA) to reorient the organization around antiracist principles. This has resulted in a…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 26, 2021 at 5:15am — No Comments

#TeamResilient - Student Success Every!

For Kids and Adults

Free program we at H.O.P.E., Inc. are offering for kids and adults called #TeamResilient-Student Success Every Day!The purpose of the program is to address mental well-being during these trying times of COVID, distance learning and social distancing and racial turmoil. We plan to offer programs to help us have fun, and connect with others, build and maintain relationships, and practice social skills to boost personal development and…

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Added by H.O.P.E., Inc on January 23, 2021 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Greater New Haven Green Fund Seeking Applications for Funding

Request for Proposals for grants in 2021 are now open.

Visit our website: www.gnhgreenfund.org for details.

We offer grant awards from $1,000 to $10,000 for environmental and public health initiatives in the Greater New Haven region (New Haven, Hamden, East Haven and Woodbridge).

The application is online and due by January 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

Added by Aaron Goode on January 21, 2021 at 8:00am — No Comments

¡Podemos ayudar con Asistencia energética para Greater New Haven!

¡Llame al 203-285-8018 para obtener más información!

Consulte nuestra página web:

https://www.caanh.net/energy-documents…

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Added by Bianca Bowles on January 21, 2021 at 4:25am — No Comments

Community Action Agency of New Haven Inc. continues to build community through equitable food access!

The Community Action Agency of New Haven (CAANH) is pleased to announce the launch of its new HOPE (Healthy Options Pathways to Essential Foods) Voucher program, for our most vulnerable clients who are food insecure. CAANH will provide clients who are at or below 125 % of the federal poverty level nutritious option that will help reduce obesity, hypertension, diabetes, depression, and other medical conditions associated with inferior food options.

While Connecticut…

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Added by Bianca Bowles on January 21, 2021 at 3:54am — No Comments

Resident-led Video Series Presented by Purple States and DataHaven

A powerful new video series produced by Purple States and DataHaven brings local voices to the conversation about the need for equity. Produced with New Haven residents Aziya Ricard and Tyrone Jones, "Covid Reckonings" is the first of a four-part series created with Connecticut communities hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. …

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 20, 2021 at 8:02am — No Comments

JOB OPPORTUNITY - Executive Director, Community Soup Kitchen

Please help spread the word about this exciting leadership opportunity right here in New Haven!  Visit https://eostransitions.com/open-searches/ for the full position description and application information.

The Community Soup Kitchen (CSK) has been a cornerstone of New Haven, Connecticut’s emergency food system for over 40 years. Housed at its close partner Christ…

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Added by Erin Cox on January 15, 2021 at 7:50am — No Comments

To help heal racial wounds, Black national anthem would become America's hymn under proposal

Deborah Barfield Berry
USA TODAY - January 11, 2021


WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep.…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 13, 2021 at 5:41am — No Comments

Funding Opportunities for Greater New Haven Nonprofits

Grantseeker Information Webinar

Last chance to register!

Thursday, January 14, 20219:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Sign up for this valuable webinar about The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven's grant processes.

Learn all about 2021 deadlines, capacity building training sessions and more. 



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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 12, 2021 at 6:31am — No Comments

The Hamden Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) in partnershup with the CT Department of Housing (DOH) and the CT Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) is pleased to announce this exciting new training…

The Hamden Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) in partnershup with the CT Department of Housing (DOH) and the CT Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) is pleased to announce this exciting new training opportuntiy. This program is open to CT Residents who are interested in a career in the field of housing and community development. Here are links to the facebook page  (new web site coming soon).…

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Added by Dale Kroop on January 8, 2021 at 3:30am — No Comments

CT Energy Assistance Program

Residents who reside in East Haven, New Haven, West Haven, North Haven or Hamden can still apply with us for help paying their heating costs through the CT Energy Assistance Program. Please call (203) 285-8018 to schedule an appointment to apply over the phone. 

People can also request an application be mailed to them by calling  203 387-7700 ext. 287.  We’ve taken applications for just over 5,100…

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Added by Bianca Bowles on January 6, 2021 at 8:34am — No Comments

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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

Diving into the Deep, Hard + Imperative Work of Community Violence Intervention

As part of its partnership with the Department of Justice, LISC s supports practitioners and policy makers with best practices and overcoming challenges facing community violence intervention (CVI) work in American communities. An article from the National Criminal Justice Association highlights the many voices represented during a recent webinar for nearly 1,000 attendees, led by on-the-ground experts in violence intervention, researchers and DOJ leaders. The webinar is now part of a robust online resource center hosted by LISC and the DOJ’s Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative.

Talking Financial Stability With LISC CEO Michael T. Pugh

In a wide-ranging radio interview with Audacy's On the Block 94.7, LISC CEO Michael T. Pugh unpacks the ways CDFIs, from the most local to the largest, are so well poised to support financial mobility. He also praises the role of good financial advice, and forecasts how AI can create alternative methods for building credit.

Empowering Agriculture: A Black-Owned Grain Storage Facility Marks New Era in Mississippi Delta Farming

Delta Diamond Ag stores and handles grains, a critical service for helping farmers bring their crops successfully to market. With a $500,000 loan from LISC’s Black Economic Development Fund, this rare African-American-owned facility is poised to change agriculture in the Delta. In recognition of Black History Month, we’re sharing this conversation with CEO Leigh Allen about how the company can serve area growers and the larger community, the importance of African-American representation in the agricultural supply chain, and his own deep affection for Delta farming.

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