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April 2022 Blog Posts (15)

Interactive Video - Interesting but ...

Design for sales and/or educators with a dedicated page.

Here is our 1st exploration of the interactive video apps use for #TheGreatGive. #ThegreatGive06492

https://wpaa.tv/promo/

Added by Susan Huizenga on April 30, 2022 at 11:58am — No Comments

Campaign Honors City’s First Black Settler

We don’t know where in Africa Lucretia was born. We don’t know where she’s buried. We do know where she lived in New Haven — and Ann Garrett Robinson and Steven Winter are working, four centuries later, to make sure her name lives on there...

https://www.newhavenindependent.org/article/drive_begins_to_recognize_citys_first_black_settler

Added by Lee Cruz on April 29, 2022 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Energy Efficiency as a Tool for Developing and Preserving Affordable Housing

Apr 19, 2022

By: Kayla Giordano

With spring bringing warmer weather, households across Connecticut rejoice as temperatures rise and home heating season comes to an end. A recent survey found that the average monthly energy bill for Connecticut consumers is $411 the …

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 27, 2022 at 10:17pm — No Comments

“Critical Race Theory” — The term appropriated by white supremacists

You can’t hear or read the news without people screaming they don’t want Critical Race Theory (CRT) in their schools. This is not a problem because no one is interested in teaching legal theory in our K-12 schools...…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 27, 2022 at 10:11pm — No Comments

BIOGRAPHY – PEDRO ALBIZU CAMPOS

Many people in Puerto Rico consider Harvard-educated Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos the father of the Puerto Rican Independence Movement.  Following the conclusion of the Spanish American War (1898) Puerto Rico became a territory of the United States. Albizu Campos spent most of his life, from 1924 to his death in 1965, fighting to make Puerto Rico an independent nation. For his activities he spent much of this life in prison, both in the United State and Puerto Rico...…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 27, 2022 at 10:06pm — No Comments

Understanding Community Land Trust

You may be hearing a lot about community land trusts right now. They’ve become a popular answer to the question “How will we prevent displacement?” or “How do we keep housing permanently affordable?” But what are community land trusts, and how do they work? This page will give you a quick introduction to the topic, with lots of links to further reading from Shelterforce and advocacy organizations...…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 27, 2022 at 9:57pm — No Comments

Neuroscience News: Infant Brain Study Helps Make Case for a Universal US Paid Leave Policy.

Summary: Paid maternal leave was associated with increased activity of higher-frequency brain waves in children at three months of age.

Source: NYU

In the fall of 2021, Democrats pushed to…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 20, 2022 at 9:13am — No Comments

Partisan media? Cable viewers shift attitudes after changing the channel

Millions of Americans count right-leaning Fox News as their primary source of information about politics and current events. A new working paper co-authored by Yale political scientist Joshua Kalla presents evidence of the influence such partisan media outlets wield over people’s attitudes on the…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 20, 2022 at 9:07am — No Comments

Institutionalizing inclusive growth: Rewiring systems to rebuild local economies

Leaders in America’s cities and regions are grappling with the fallout of a severe pandemic, historic economic crisis, and social and racial reckoning. In this post-crisis moment, a wide range of local government, business, civic, and community organizations—which in the past tended to operate in isolation, if not at cross purposes—are navigating their disparate narratives and goals, rethinking their missions to drive economic and racial inclusion, and forming…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 15, 2022 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Centering neighborhood priorities for economic inclusion: Early outcomes from five cities

One year ago, Brookings and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) released a playbook for a new approach to advancing economic inclusion—one that centers disinvested neighborhoods as the locus for achieving inclusive regional economic recovery and growth. Inherently place-based and community-led in nature, this…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 15, 2022 at 5:28pm — No Comments

America's Highest Earners and their Taxes Revealed

Which people and professions rake in the most income year after year? Which are most adept at shielding that money from the taxman? And what does this tell you about America?

The top earners, of course, are often fodder for lists — but those are usually based on estimates or even speculation...
https://projects.propublica.org/americas-highest-incomes-and-taxes-revealed/

Added by Lee Cruz on April 15, 2022 at 4:59pm — No Comments

SWAN Study Shows ​“Harm Reduction” Keeping People Safe On The Street

A few years ago, hospital workers tried to confiscate the purple-gray backpack that Christine carries with her everywhere, she said. At the time, the bag was her only possession; it doubled as a pillow when she slept on the streets.

Rather than sacrifice the bag, Christine refused health care. She has avoided medical centers ever since...…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 15, 2022 at 4:51pm — No Comments

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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 building a team that is inclusive across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and lived experience. As an organization, we are…

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Added by Kathleen Crisafi on April 8, 2022 at 2:31pm — No Comments

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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 building a team that is inclusive across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and lived experience. As an organization, we are committed to addressing systemic racism and injustice in our community, our partnerships, and our…

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Added by Kathleen Crisafi on April 8, 2022 at 1:45pm — No Comments

What does love mean to you? Love Notes 2022

What do you care most about in the world? Love Notes is an opportunity for artists to create one-of-a-kind works of art to be sold for the benefit of Artspace.

Your Love Note is a tribute to what "love" means to you. It will be different for all of us; a person, a place, or a favorite thing. The only requirements?

1) Keep your Love Note within 5 x 7 x 3"

2) Don't sign it! Your name is revealed to the…

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Added by Artspace New Haven on April 6, 2022 at 4:08pm — 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

CDFIs Bring Entrepreneurs of Color Fund to New Orleans

The LISC-managed EOCF is continuing to expand its geographic reach, launching innovative new efforts in NOLA with support from JPMorgan Chase, NewCorp, Inc., and TruFund Financial Services. The fund "will nurture a diverse landscape of small businesses that reflect New Orleans’ rich culture and history,” said Steve Hall, LISC vice president.

Watering the Seeds of Pride for the Next Generation—and Generations to Come

As Pride Month comes to a close, we check in with LISC community partner LYRIC—the Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center—in San Francisco, where LGBTQ+ young people are building community, autonomy and fulfilling, empowered lives.

Kevin Hart’s Gran Coramino™ Tequila Brand and LISC Form Partnership to Fuel Growth for Black and Latinx Businesses

Gran Coramino Tequila selects LISC to be its first impact partner in the United States. LISC will work with Gran Coramino Tequila and its founders, Kevin Hart and Juan Domingo Beckmann, to help close racial wealth and opportunity gaps for Black and Latinx small businesses.

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