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Today we are celebrating and honoring Ava DuVernay, is a writer, producer, director, and distributor of independent film. One of her latest project that she wrote and directed is currently on Netflix. When They See Us, a series based on the Central Park Five, five teens that were falsely accused of an attack at Central Park.…Continue
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Today we are celebrating and honoring the late Elijah E. Cummings. He was a …Continue
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Learn about how to empower your community to respond to the 2020 Census. Make sure that we receive fair representation and adequate federal funding for important programs.
Aprenda cómo movilizar a la comunidad para responder al Censo 2020. Asegúrese que nuestra comunidad recibe una representación justa y fondos federales para programas importantes.…Continue
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We Love What Makes You Unique
Your perspective fuels our mission-driven work at United Way of Greater New Haven. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience.
Who We Are Looking For?
Are you passionate about using your organizational talents as a force for good in our community? Are you the type of person who has an attention to detail and can support a team to reach their goals such…Continue
Added by Kathleen Norwood Crisafi on February 27, 2020 at 3:00am — No Comments
Stop Solitary CT’s website says the replica will allow those who visit to “experience the horror, isolation, and dehumanization that is solitary confinement.” It will be in the lobby of the Capitol until March 4.
Members of Stop Solitary CT argue that increased isolation in prisons may achieve the very opposite goal of rehabilitating inmates.
“Correction means to…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on February 26, 2020 at 8:11am — No Comments
It brought riches to Britain and many other European nations; played a major role in enslaving more than 10 million Africans; and created the first global markets in cotton, tobacco and sugar. But now colonialism has been accused of having an even greater influence. It is claimed that it changed the Earth’s very makeup...…Continue
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Today we are honoring and celebrating Dr. Esmeralda Simmons, who was the Executive Director of the Center for Law and Social …Continue
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Today we are celebrating and honoring Jesse Williams. Many may know him as Jackson Avery, one of the many good-looking doctors on Shonda Rhimes' long running medical drama Grey's Anatomy, but he is also an …Continue
Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 23, 2020 at 4:00am — No Comments
“So, how much money do you guys make if I do that test you’re ordering for me?” This is a question I hear frequently from my patients, and it’s often followed by some variant of, “I thought hospitals were supposed to be nonprofit.”
Patients are understandably confused. They see hospitals consolidating and creating vast medical empires with sophisticated marketing campaigns and sleek digs that resemble luxury hotels. And then…Continue
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Today we are celebrating and honoring Maya Wiley who is is a nationally renowned expert on …Continue
Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 21, 2020 at 8:19am — No Comments
On May 2nd, United Way of Greater New Haven will be having it's first Over the Edge fundraiser event!
100 brave participants will be stepping over the edge and rappelling off the AVANGRID building in Orange with the goal of
raising funds to help families thrive!
If you are interested in volunteering, rappelling, sponsoring the event or just interested in knowing more:…Continue
Added by Kathleen Norwood Crisafi on February 21, 2020 at 7:41am — No Comments
The Animal Haven in North Haven recently opened its new cat wing with grant support from the Lillian and Henry Konopacke Fund at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. The wing is part of a larger renovation that brings the shelter up to best practice standards for housing,…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 20, 2020 at 6:25am — No Comments
Black History Month is first and foremost a weeks-long celebration of the pioneering black Americans who changed the course of our culture and country.
For white parents, particularly those who don't feel comfortable or prepared to talk with their children about race and racism, the month should also be seen as a timely opportunity to start essential, on-going conversations about racist ideas…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on February 20, 2020 at 5:26am — No Comments
Today we are celebrating and honoring, Ta-Nehisi Coates who is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Between the World and Me, winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction.
Learn more: …Continue
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Could worker ownership of corporations hit mainstream US politics in 2020? Some Democratic presidential candidates are making that case, reports Jeff Stein in the Washington Post...…Continue
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Today we are celebrating and honoring Van Jones who is an American news commentator, author and a world-class change maker.
#NHHSCelebratesBHM #BHM #NewHaven #HealthyStart #Activist
Learn more: http://bit.ly/2HqAujM…Continue
Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 15, 2020 at 4:00am — No Comments
Today we are celebrating and honoring Ashley Jackson who an activist, advocate, fiber artist and program management consultant. She served as the first Alabama State Director for the Human Rights Campaign.…Continue
Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 13, 2020 at 6:41am — No Comments