What should happen when a nonprofit board learns that its CEO does not actually have the credentials he claims?
Recently in Hartford, CT the 17-year CEO of a nonprofit charter school enterprise resigned pretty much on short-notice. The reporting source, WFSB on-line, tells that word had circulated that the CEO was not a PhD. According to the report it's…
Added by Mike Burns on June 26, 2014 at 9:24am —
Every Sunday night, West Haven family child care provider Yanerys Aziz strategizes for the coming week. She thinks about the materials she’ll lay out for children on her theme table, the arrangement of her child care space, and the activities she’ll propose in the days to come. The children she cares for will arrive early the next morning, and Yanerys wants to be prepared to offer them experiences that nurture their curiosity and help them grow and learn. Since 2007, when she opened… Continue
Added by Jessica Sager on June 26, 2014 at 5:00am —
It is pretty much the practice of nonprofits to establish board term limits. Most common among these practices is the 2-3 year term and 1 year off rule recognizing that for large organizations, 3-3 year terms takes into account the learning curve that may be needed to create effective boards. Admittedly, there are quite a number of nonprofit boards that I have encountered that do not implement their term limits for all kinds of lame reasons: we don't want to lose our invaluable member (what,… Continue
Added by Mike Burns on June 19, 2014 at 12:12pm —
THE DAD CONNECTION –Take Your Place July 23, 2014
NEW FATHERS GROUP STARTING JULY 23, 2014 –
NURTURING FAMILIES NETWORK… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on June 19, 2014 at 6:56am —
HEALTH CARE COSTS ALERT– PLANNED 12.5% RATE INCREASE IN 2015!
DO YOU, FAMILY OR LOVED ONES HAVE ANTHEM HEALTH INSURANCE?
OPPOSE THIS PLANNED 12.5 PERCENT RATE INCREASE BY ANTHEM
Anthem has plans to raise health insurance premiums by an average of 12.5% in 2015. That is what they recently proposed to the Department of… Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on June 17, 2014 at 4:00pm —
It's finally here a fun loving fitness facility that is dedicated to the entire family. Not only do we provide affordable classes but we also have FREE Zumba® classes for both adults and kids.
Take a look: BEyond FITness
Feel free to "like" us on Facebook for more fitness fun at … Continue
Added by Ivette Altieri on June 16, 2014 at 3:24am —
COMMUNITY HEALING NETWORK (CHN) PRESENTS:
The Case for Emotional Emancipation for Black People
- EVENT DATE: FRIDAY JUNE 20, 2014 – 12N TO 2:30PM Town Hall Meeting
- PLACE: GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 20 Church St, New Haven, CT 06510
Added by N'Zinga Shani on June 14, 2014 at 6:30am —
A recent shake-up in a nonprofit dependent on its credibility and adherence to high ethical standards can serve to remind nonprofit board and staff that conflicts of interest are not specific to board members alone.
"The CFA Institute (Chartered Financial Analyst Institute) is best known for administering the Chartered Financial Analyst exams, a rigorous test of financial analysis and ethics. This year, nearly 150,000 candidates from 179 countries registered to take one of the exams,… Continue
Added by Mike Burns on June 12, 2014 at 8:41am —
IRIS – Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (www.irisct.org), a dynamic nonprofit organization in New Haven CT, has an immediate opening for the full-time position of Health & Wellness Program Coordinator. IRIS helps refugees and asylees— people fleeing persecution in their home countries who are invited to the US by the federal government—to start new lives and become self-sufficient, contributing members of their communities. IRIS currently… Continue
Added by Kelly Hebrank on June 12, 2014 at 3:52am —
Alzheimer's is the number one form of dementia in America. Remember The Person. Talk About It! Learn about it. FEAR SOLVES NOTHING! ACTION DOES MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE. ACTION HELPS!
Alzheimer’s Disease is the #1 form of Dementia in America Continue
Dementia is no respecter of color, class, education or economic…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on June 6, 2014 at 6:30am —
How much does diversity really matter to an organization--externally?
A New York Times article took a look at how today's organizations may have even put into their policies a commitment to diversifying their boards but have very little to show to this commitment. The Times asks: Companies today earn points…
Added by Mike Burns on June 5, 2014 at 8:55am —
Teachers Hold Forum to Show Parents Common Core is Working and Backers of the Common Core Standards Seek Out the Support of Parents.
"GUILFORD: George Cooksey doesn’t care whether Derek Jeter is better than Xander Bogaerts. That wasn’t the point of his visit.…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on June 2, 2014 at 4:00pm —
Director of Development
JUNTA seeks a full-time Director of Development for immediate hire. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
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.… Continue
Added by JUNTA on June 2, 2014 at 4:25am —