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March 2022 Blog Posts (20)

The Sandbox Open House Friday April 1, 5-7 pm 70 Audubon Street

The Sandbox Open House Friday April 1 5-7pm
70 Audubon Street Second Floor 
Join us to officially launch The Sandbox: a multipurpose space for Greater New Haven based artists and activists to use for free to practice, learn, record, present, and…

Added by Sarah Ficca on March 30, 2022 at 6:30am — No Comments

Health Equity Week 2022

Health Equity Solutions (HES) is hosting our fourth annual statewide Health Equity Week campaign (#HealthEquityWeek & #HEW22)! Health Equity Week is a week-long campaign held annually and is designed to raise awareness and spark action to advance health equity throughout Connecticut. Slated for the first full week of April, this year’s Health Equity Week will begin on Sunday, April 3, and conclude on Saturday, April 9, 2022. …


Added by Samantha Lew on March 29, 2022 at 5:48am — No Comments

City Gallery presents 6x6: AN INVITATIONAL

For this eclectic group show, six City Gallery members have invited six fellow artists to participate in 6x6: AN INVITATIONAL, on view from April 1 - May 1. Artist Receptions will be held on both Saturday, April 2 and Sunday April 3 from 1-4pm featuring: 


Sheila Kaczmarek/Rick Albee



Added by Jen Payne on March 28, 2022 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Resiliency Grants - Arts Council of Greater New Haven

One week left to apply: Deadline April 1: Resiliency Grants

Up to $15k, 15 Towns Eligible as well as Nonprofit Arts Organizations

Covers operating expenses

Serving and located in the Greater New Haven region (Bethany | Branford | Cheshire | East Haven | Guilford | Hamden | Madison | Meriden | Milford | New Haven | North Branford | North…

Added by Lee Cruz on March 25, 2022 at 3:28am — No Comments

2022 Indoor Air Quality Mini-Grants: Building Systems to Improve Indoor Air Quality

To help communities build capacity and advance evidence-based efforts to improve health in indoor home environments by reducing exposures to common indoor air contaminants including radon, mold and moisture, dust mites, environmental tobacco smoke (secondhand smoke), pests, particulate matter, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), combustion byproducts (e.g., CO and NO2), and other emerging indoor air quality (IAQ) issues, the National Center for Healthy Housing invites communities…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 25, 2022 at 2:56am — No Comments

Network Routers and Switches for Sale

Due to recent network upgrades here at Bethesda Lutheran Church, we have many routers and switches for sale at a very reduced rate! Please refer to this document, Technology Sale, for all of the details. Contact me at for more details or to purchase!

Added by Kurt Saenger-Heyl on March 24, 2022 at 10:00am — No Comments

Investing in Black futures in Connecticut is not charity. It’s justice. 200w, 240w" layout="intrinsic" i-amphtml-layout="intrinsic">…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 22, 2022 at 5:21am — No Comments

The Racial Wealth Gap Begins With Our Tax Code

The Racial Wealth Gap Begins With Our Tax Code

Photo by Hyejin Kang via iStock

I wrote a similar headline for a Shelterforce article several years ago. That…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 21, 2022 at 9:30am — No Comments

Havenly busca una Manager (o gerente) Asistente de Cocina!


Havenly es una organización sin fines de lucro que tiene la misión de desarrollar el poder comunitario de mujeres migrantes y refugiadas en New Haven. Ofrecemos programas educativos y actividades comunitarias desde nuestro café en 25 Temple Street.

Estamos buscando una mujer hispanohablante para trabajar en nuestra cocina como Manager (o gerente) asistente, apoyando a nuestra jefa de cocina. El trabajo es de 30-35 horas a la semana y la…


Added by Caterina Passoni on March 21, 2022 at 9:29am — No Comments

Havenly Hiring a Marketing Director and Fellowship Director!

Two full-time positions opening at a fast-growing grassroots non-profit social enterprise in new Haven. Our mission is to build the refugee and immigrant women through job training, education, and organizing. 

Marketing Director:

We are seeking a driven, creative and knowledgeable marketing…


Added by Caterina Passoni on March 21, 2022 at 9:26am — No Comments

United Way of Greater New Haven Releases Workforce Development RFP - Applications Due 3/31/2022

United Way of Greater New Haven Releases Workforce Development RFP

Applications due March 31, 2022

UWGNH is committed to helping all members of our community get on a path to financial stability. To achieve this goal, workforce development programs need to be able to address the unique needs of all job seekers. One way that agencies achieve this is through having access to unrestricted, flexible funds that can be used to enhance existing program dollars to help job…


Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on March 21, 2022 at 6:43am — No Comments

Director of Employer Relations Creates Innovative Initiative to Support Tomorrow’s Nonprofit Leaders

Marcus Paca, MBA, created the Helping Hands Initiative, which he describes as a triumvirate connecting the University with local nonprofits and corporate philanthropy. He looks forward to the collaborative opportunities it will create between the University and local organizations, as well as the experiences it will provide for underrepresented students to excel in nonprofit leadership roles.

MARCH 17, 2022

By Renee Chmiel,…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 18, 2022 at 10:45am — No Comments

The surprising link between Covid-19 deaths and internet access

The case for treating internet access as a health necessity.


Added by Lee Cruz on March 17, 2022 at 9:22am — No Comments

To build the communities people really want, we need to talk less and play more


When it comes to community planning, we’re doing public engagement all wrong...

Added by Lee Cruz on March 16, 2022 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Massaro Farm is hiring!

Thanks to a growth in educational programming, Massaro Farm in Woodbridge is hiring a full time education program director, part time youth instructors, summer camp instructors, summer youth staff and a food & garden liaison. Please visit our website,, for all the postings!…


Added by Caty Poole on March 16, 2022 at 8:11am — No Comments

Message about the Childcare System from Allyx Schiavone

Dear Friend,…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 11, 2022 at 3:30am — No Comments

Environmental Personhood: A Radical Approach to Climate Justice

Climate change will fundamentally change the environment. Rivers, the lifeblood of the Earth, will dry up, leaving behind barren riverbeds. Desertification will overtake swathes of forests. Biomes that were once bountiful in biodiversity will be devastated by the ensuing environmental catastrophe...…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 9, 2022 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Program Assistant


Program Assistant



We Love What Makes You Unique

Your perspective fuels our mission-driven work at United Way of Greater New Haven. We are committed to building a team that is inclusive across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and lived experience. As an organization, we are committed to addressing…


Added by Kathleen Crisafi on March 7, 2022 at 2:46am — No Comments

March 2 is World Teen Mental Wellness Day (Resources)

Now more than ever, teens are struggling with depression, anxiety and loneliness. World Teen Mental Wellness Day is celebrated on March 2 every year to raise awareness about teen mental health and remove stigma.

Check out our resources:…


Added by Continuum of Care, Inc. on March 2, 2022 at 7:38am — No Comments

Building Power to Effect Social Change: Philanthropy's role in effectively supporting community organizing

June, 2020 March for Racial Justice in New Haven. Photo credit: Chris Volpe 

Connecticut organizers and movement builders discuss how people most affected by inequities are best positioned to work together and build power to implement and lead long-term solutions.

Please join an upcoming virtual…


Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 2, 2022 at 6:55am — 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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