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Originally posted on new haven speaks:
Over the years, I’ve started many workshops for parents and child care providers with a simple brainstorm activity. I ask, “What are your dreams for your children, or for the children in your child care?” I’ve completed this activity more than twenty times. Every time, the answers are the same: independence, love,…Continue
Added by Jessica Sager on May 30, 2014 at 7:10am — No Comments
This year is the 150th anniversary of what was once known as the Girls Club of America and is now called Girls Inc. The story of Girls Inc involved seven women, the founding board, who shared a passion and a commitment to get the job done. I pose that this is what governance is all about.
Here's the story from the Christian Science…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on May 29, 2014 at 8:40am — No Comments
NHPS Board of Education Goes Meta – More Like Illogical
“The Board of Education is looking to create a committee to discuss ... the Board of Education.
The New Haven Independent reports "At the board’s Tuesday night public meeting, members discussed a plan to create a new Governance Committee that would “guide and prioritize the focus…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 28, 2014 at 4:46pm — No Comments
People Who Qualify Can Still Sign Up for Medicaid In CT
If you signed up for the Affordable Care coverage (ACA) through the Access Health Exchange or any of the various CT agencies and have not paid your premium, you are NOT covered. Please read the Access Health Update article in the CT Mirror and see the links below to get more relevant health care coverage information. This is important!…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 27, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 25, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments
MAY IS WOMEN'S HEALTH MONTH - PLEASE READ ONEWORLD'S COMPREHENSIVE HEART HEALTH BLOG
Heart Truths for Women – Emphasis on Women of Color -…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 22, 2014 at 4:17pm — No Comments
When the US Justice Department says to your nonprofit board: " the one-man staff of Philadelphia Safety Net, repeatedly gave himself raises without board approval." you know you must be doing something wrong.
But this is indeed what the Justice Department said to the Philadelphia-based Safety Net which was undergoing an audit from having received its funds through its Congressman's earmark. Turns out that the organization, staffed by one individual who was a former staff member to the…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on May 22, 2014 at 8:46am — No Comments
May 18- 24 Is National Dementia Awareness Week – Open UP! Talk About It! Education is the most effective weapon against ignorance.
OneWorld is committed to seeking out and bringing the community reliable information on health and education-related issues important to our well-being.
This blog on Dementia is one such effort.…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 18, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments
Junta for Progressive Action is non-profit organization committed to ensuring the economic, political and social conditions of the Latino and vulnerable community of greater New Haven, through programs and advocacy. Founded in 1969 to support the transition of Puerto Rican migrants into New Haven, we have emerged as an organization that focuses on supporting and empowering Latino, immigrant and low-income communities through service and social change.…Continue
Added by JUNTA on May 16, 2014 at 9:27am — No Comments
WATCH ON SUNDAY, MAY 18, 7-8PM, COMCAST CHAN. 26 - CITIZENS TV
HAMDEN, NEW HAVEN AND WEST HAVEN
Watch also on AT&T Uverse, Channel 99 (the drop-down menu) find the station by looking in alphabetical order for the town in which you live.
YOUTH-AT-RISKS – How To Keep Kids Out Of Jail-…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 16, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
The case of a New York City minister, his wife and the executive director have agreed to pay-back loans with interest and penalties they borrowed from their church and two related nonprofits. I am scratching my head a bit over the "must pay back clause" because the Wall Street Journal doesn't really indicate there was any intention not to pay back their loan (which they used to buy a house and property. Some of the loan was also used to buy a car (yes, a BMW). Alas, additional monies were…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on May 15, 2014 at 8:33am — No Comments
May is National Stroke Awareness Month
PREVENT- TREAT – BEAT- STROKE
LOVE YOUR HEART – HELP YOUR BRAIN –Prevent A Stroke
Stroke is the either the No. 3 or No. 4 cause of death in the USA
Strokes are the leading cause of disability in the United States in 2014
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 14, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Deputy Director for Development and Programs
Junta for Progressive Action seeks a Deputy Director. The purpose of this role is to support the executive director in the development and implementation of the organization’s strategic plans and policies, and to provide leadership and direction to Junta and other staff. Reporting to the executive director (ED), the Deputy Director will have both internal and external facing responsibilities, ranging from client and…Continue
Added by JUNTA on May 14, 2014 at 4:23am — No Comments
Added by Kelly Hebrank on May 14, 2014 at 3:53am — No Comments
OneWorld Presents: The Education Agenda –
OneWorld’s Middle School Oratory Competition Final
At: Worthington Hooker School, 691 Whitney Ave., New Haven
Support 7th & 8th Grade Student…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 13, 2014 at 5:02pm — No Comments
A current article in the New Haven Independent says: "Budget Battle Sparks Long-Term Ed Questions"
We agree; we also believe that the voters, parents, and community leaders need to take a closer look at the Education Budget in great detail.
It is important to remember that the Alders and the Mayor work for the voters. It is important that the voters are involved…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 12, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 11, 2014 at 3:59pm — No Comments
REDUCING WASTE IN THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM & REDUCING POTENTIAL HARM
IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT WE, AS HEALTH CARE CONSUMERS, TAKE THE TIME TO LEARN WHAT IS IMPORTANT FOR US TO KNOW ABOUT THE TYPES OF HEALTH CARE TESTS WE GET AND FOR WHAT REASONS. VARIOUS LINKS IN THIS BLOG PROVIDE VALUABLE INFORMATION IN THAT REGARD.
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT PATIENTS…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 7, 2014 at 8:09am — No Comments
MAY 6, 2014 IS AMERICA’S NATIONAL TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY.
TEACHERS HAVE ENORMOUS POWER OVER CHILDREN’S FUTURES
Today OneWorld takes time to salute outstanding educators everywhere. It is important for us –as a society—to recognize that teachers have an impact every day. That impact is critically important whether…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 7, 2014 at 5:44am — No Comments
Good Day To All,
Usually I like to write about the various persons connected within the cemetery and the walk-about with those persons. But for this note today, I would like to discuss the Walk for Autism which took place in Wallingford two weeks ago.
Needless, to say, it was a wonderful time to give to a…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on May 4, 2014 at 5:52am — No Comments