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Added by N'Zinga Shani on August 29, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
On November 8, 2012, The Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund will recognize the contributions of three local community leaders at our annual Good Egg Celebration.
The Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund is a 501(c)3 CDFI (nonprofit, community development financial institution). Want to know more about what CDFIs do? Watch this video: …Continue
Added by Brianna Gavigan on August 29, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments
THE 100 WOMEN WHO RUN THE WORLD
(According to Forbes Magazine)
Forbes, Caroline Howard, 08/22/2012
From CEOs and heads of state to early adopter entrepreneurs, celebrity role models, billionaire activists and philanthropists who are healing the world, Forbes ranks the women who matter most.
Editor’s Note: Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is included in this…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on August 28, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
Los Angeles Times, Anna Gorman, 08/22/2012
Black and Latino children were more…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on August 26, 2012 at 7:28pm — No Comments
Public Allies Connecticut is looking for an emerging nonprofit leader to join our program, starting this September!
Do you know someone who is a strong team player, eager to learn, detail oriented, passionate about social change, and is ready to commit to a 10-month full time service position? If this describes you, or someone you know, please share this info with them and encourage…Continue
Added by Emily Gallagher on August 24, 2012 at 7:57am — No Comments
Connecticut Voices for Children is a research-based children’s advocacy organization that works on the state, local, and national level to promote the well-being of Connecticut’s most vulnerable children and youth. Connecticut Voices staff come from a wide range of fields --- law, nursing, social work, demography, public health, education and business – and use a multi-disciplinary approach to work on leading children’s rights issues in the fields of health care, early care,…Continue
Added by Claire Morduch on August 24, 2012 at 6:59am — No Comments
The City of New Haven is in the process of upgrading and increasing the functionality of its Elm City Resident Card. The City has contracted with Community Financial Resources, a non-profit that works nationally to develop consumer-friendly banking products for low-to-moderate income households), to help design an enhanced card that meets the needs of its residents.
One of the first steps in this process is to ask for input from local organizations that have first hand…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 23, 2012 at 6:10am — No Comments
WE ARE NEWLY FORMED JR DRILL TEAM AGES 7-12, SRS ARE 13-18. WE HAVE WON SIX TROPHIES SINCE WE STARTED LAST YEAR. OUR TEAM IS EXPANDING AT A RAPID RATE AND OUR TEAM DIRECTOR HAS TO TRANSPORT THE MEMBERS OF THE TEAM AND OUR DRUMS TO PRACTICE 3 DAYS PER WEEK. HER VAN ONLY HOLDS 7 PEOPLE, BUT SHE FILLS IT UP. SO WE NEED A DONATION OF A GENTLY USED 15 PASSENGER VAN. WE ARE A NON-PROFIT SO IT WILL BE TAX DEDUCTIBLE. CALL 203 346-8455 IF YOU CAN HELP US
Added by SHIRLEY BANKS on August 20, 2012 at 12:24pm — No Comments
In our Be The Change project, we will build on what we have accomplished over the last four years in Monitor Square. The first component of our project aims to improve accessibility to Monitor Square. Currently there is only a single entrance to the park, and it is a narrow gap in the railing at Chapel and Winthrop.
We feel that a…Continue
The first opportunity is a chance to create an installation inside of an empty New Haven Register delivery truck. Two of these delivery trucks will be parked directly…Continue
Added by JP Culligan on August 16, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Added by Lee Cruz on August 16, 2012 at 4:25am — No Comments
Dear Friend of Hartford Preservation Alliance,
I am assisting board members from the Hartford Preservation Alliance (HPA) with their executive search. We have recently launched the search for a passionate and inspiring executive director to lead this organization dedicated to preserving Hartford’s unique architectural heritage and we are spreading the word about this opportunity as widely as possible.
After seven successful years of sustainability and growth during a…Continue
Added by Michael Negron on August 14, 2012 at 6:25am — No Comments
Below is the list of ideas shared at "Be the change YOU want to see in New Haven: Crowdsourcing, Philanthropy & Getting it Done." You can also see the ideas posted in the front window at The Grove, 71 Orange St. New Haven.
If you offered up an idea at the gathering and do not see your idea on this list, we did not get it. If you did not attend the meeting and one of these ideas interests you, please write to me at …Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 13, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
The NH Register Story about Bryan Donahue's book – On Borrowed Time – How I Built a Life While Beating Death - is a wonderful accounting of what is possible with organ donation.
We are happy for this family and pleased that they are sharing their story. While not many living people can easily donate a piece of liver or a kidney, with consistent and committed education efforts cadaver donation can be increased…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on August 12, 2012 at 9:44am — No Comments
Please check out this Indiegogo Campaign to get hoodies for the peer mediators in New Haven Schools. Currently, we have trained peer mediators in:
ESUMS (Both Middle and HS)
Hill Central Music Academy
New Haven Academy
Edgewood Magnet School
East Rock Global Magnet School
The Sound School
This coming fall we will be training…Continue
Added by Joe Brummer on August 9, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Our first step in creating the kitchen is to hold meetings over the next two weeks. If you…
Added by Lee Cruz on August 6, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
I am assisting board members from the Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity (Hartford Habitat) with their executive search. We have recently launched the search for a passionate and inspiring executive director to lead the local affiliate for this internationally recognized organization, and we are spreading the word about this opportunity as widely as possible.
Added by Michael Negron on August 3, 2012 at 7:44am — No Comments
AT A TIME OF TIGHT BUDGETS, SHORT-SIGHTED POLITICAL AND FISCAL LEADERS EVEN HERE IN OUR BLUE STATE, MAKING AND IMPLEMENTING LAWS THAT REALLY IMPROVE ACCESS TO AND EFFECTIVE MAINTENANCE OF PUBLIC HEALTH IS A REAL CHALLENGE. FORTUNATELY, ACROSS THE COUNTRY THERE ARE INNOVATIVE IDEAS BEING PUT FORWARD AND WORKED ON AND AVAILABLE TO ALL TO LEARN.
WHAT IS OUR PLAN IN CT, AND ARE OUR LEGISLATURE AND THE GOVERNOR REALLY ON…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on August 2, 2012 at 9:03am — No Comments
HEALTH CARE REFORM IN ACTION: How Will Health Insurance Exchanges Improve Quality?
Health insurance exchanges aren’t just an opportunity to expand access to health insurance. They also offer states a number of options to drive quality improvement and delivery system reform.
Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) is the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s signature effort to lift the overall quality of…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on August 1, 2012 at 7:17pm — No Comments