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Featured Blog Posts – April 2021 Archive (12)

The Great Give® is next week! Our veterans need you...

I feel hope returning to life beyond here.  I feel a sense of purpose, and life is great. I now tell my fellow veterans to just keep trudging along until you can grab that brass ring of…
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Added by Continuum of Care, Inc. on April 30, 2021 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Job Opportunity: GreenWave Development Assistant

GreenWave is a New Haven-based nonprofit organization that trains and supports regenerative ocean farmers. We work with farmers to launch and scale their businesses through a mix of training and innovation. Our high-and-low touch training ranges from an online seed-to-sale Ocean Farming Toolkit and region-specific workshops to hands-on internships and participation in our farmer support network.…
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Added by Krizl Soriano on April 30, 2021 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Grant Opportunity: Supporting Community-Based Organizations to Increase Vaccination Coverage Across Different Racial and Ethnic Adult Populations Currently Experiencing Disparities

Applications Due: Monday, May 3, 2021, 12:00 p.m. EDT

 

The CDC Foundation will fund up to 100 community-based organizations to support effective interventions to increase influenza and COVID-19 vaccine confidence and coverage among adults in racial and/or ethnic populations experiencing disparities in the United States.

 

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 30, 2021 at 12:31pm — No Comments

CitySeed is hiring! Sanctuary Kitchen Program Director

CitySeed seeks a dynamic and driven leader with proven experience in program growth and strategy to lead Sanctuary Kitchen.

Job Overview

Sanctuary Kitchen, a program of CitySeed founded in 2017, partners with refugee and immigrant chefs to build economic opportunity and authentic connections through food. Sanctuary Kitchen runs a social enterprise…

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Added by Ashley Kremser on April 30, 2021 at 10:30am — No Comments

Deadline Extended for Submission of: Request for Qualifications (RFQ)Summer of Fun and Extended Day Academies

NHPS has extended the date for the submission of the Request For Qualifications (RFQ) application until 4:00pm on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. The extension is being implemented to provide organizations additional time to organize the requested supplemental documents and submit detailed information regarding…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 29, 2021 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Get COVID Vaccinated Today!-FHCHC Offers Walk-up COVID Vaccine Appointments

Fair Haven Community Health Care is offering free walk-up vaccine appointments, Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm. The vaccine clinic is located at Wilbur Cross High School,181 Mitchell Drive in New Haven. Open to all CT residents. Pfizer vaccine-ages 16+. Please note 16 and 17 years old must be accompanied by an adult. …

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Added by Katie Prota on April 28, 2021 at 11:08am — No Comments

April is Autism Acceptance Month

This year, Continuum is celebrating Autism Acceptance Month by highlighting four incredible people on the autism spectrum who embody the power of neurodiversity.



May their stories inspire you to celebrate differences  – the Autism Society of America's theme this year.

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Added by Continuum of Care, Inc. on April 27, 2021 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Small Nonprofit Computer Resources Available (Free)

Concepts for Adaptive Learning (CfAL) has received a sizable donation of computer equipment that is more geared to supporting businesses than residents.  We would like to offer these computers to small nonprofits that may be in need of computer resources. 

Organizations must be nonprofits organizations (501(c)(3)) providing services in the New Haven area, and must be available to pick-up.  We are…

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Added by Jennifer Ricker on April 27, 2021 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Voices of Local Leaders' interview series - episode 7: Henry Slomba

In our seventh episode of the Voices of Local Leaders series, we interview Henry Slomba, a local high school student, artist and amateur astronomer. As highlighted by every science educator in this interview series, the use of art is a really powerful approach to engage people into science, particularly youth. And Henry is a great example of that. Fascinated by science fiction and fantasy, he discovered…

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Added by Gustavo Requena Santos on April 12, 2021 at 8:30am — No Comments

Voices of Local Leaders' interview series - episode 6: Nikki Saccoccia

In our sixth episode of the Voices of Local Leaders series, we interview Nikki Saccoccia, an environmental educator working as the Schooner Camp Director and Preserves Coordinator for Gather New Haven. Nikki grew up in…

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Added by Gustavo Requena Santos on April 5, 2021 at 8:00am — No Comments

Technology Grants

TechSoup is launching a new initiative, through the generosity of the Truist Foundation, to engage a cohort of nonprofit organizations to help them use technology to adapt to the challenges presented by COVID-19, and deliver vital services to their communities both now and well into the future.  The value to be received by participant organizations is up to $10,000. Click…

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Added by Jackie Downing on April 2, 2021 at 11:20am — No Comments

Please share with your clients, patients, staff and board...

Connecticut is creating a plan to prepare the state for climate change. Decision-makers must hear from you to best support your community. Researchers at the Vermont Law School and Yale University want to aid that communication. Over the coming weeks their team will run focus groups on equity, health, transportation, safety, and other issues in the context of climate change. In these groups, you can share your experiences and stand up for your needs. Your insight is key for advising how the…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 1, 2021 at 4:00pm — 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

Grace Lee Boggs: An Ally in the Vanguard of Racial Justice

As LISC marks the beginning of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, assistant general counsel Ted Shen reflects on the imperative of allyship, and the extraordinary life and example of Grace Lee Boggs—philosopher, activist and exemplary ally in the struggle for racial and economic equity.

Reaching Our Climate Goals Demands Affordable, Sustainable Housing

In an opinion piece for Next City, LISC’s Madeline Fraser Cook, together with partners from Enterprise, RMI and the California Housing Partnership, make the case for ramping up investment in green, affordable housing. A commitment to creating sustainable homes, they argue, is imperative to addressing the country's housing crisis and to close income and health gaps as well as slow climate change.

LISC Launches Asset Transition Fund to Help the Twin Cities Build Back Stronger

LISC Twin Cities has launched the Community Asset Transition Fund to ensure that local residents and cooperatives can take ownership of properties and land along the cities’ cultural corridors. It's part of the push for “more inclusion, engagement and ownership by people of color, not only to repair what was damaged, but also to help generate new prosperity and wealth for members of the community,” says Peter McLaughlin, LISC Twin Cities ED, in an article on the fund in Impact Alpha.

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