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For 30 years, Elizabeth Hird was a pioneer in the local community for environmental preservation and education. Perhaps no single act demonstrated her commitment to environmental conservation as much as her donation of Outer Island to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1995.
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 13, 2018 at 4:40pm — No Comments
In 1940, a white developer wanted to build a neighborhood in Detroit. So he asked the US Federal Housing Administration to back a loan. The FHA, which was created just six years earlier to help middle-class families buy homes, said no because the development was too close to an "inharmonious" racial group. Meaning black people.
It wasn't surprising. The housing administration …Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 13, 2018 at 3:33pm — No Comments
The Disability Rights Storytellers Fellowship managed by Rooted in Rights and AAPD provides the opportunity for individuals with disabilities to learn and apply skills in digital media storytelling, and to connect with media professionals to prepare participants for advanced careers in media production, journalism, online advocacy, or digital design. The project combines hands-on…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 8, 2018 at 12:26pm — No Comments
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Fall Program Intern
Part time, 10-15 hours per week
Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK) seeks a dedicated and passionate intern who will be responsible for overseeing our weekly Food Pantry program. You must be an advanced undergraduate or graduate…Continue
Added by Steve Werlin on August 7, 2018 at 10:06am — No Comments
United Way of Greater New Haven (UWGNH) brings people and organizations together to create solutions to Greater New Haven’s most pressing challenges in the areas of Education, Income, and Health. We tackle issues that cannot be solved by any one group working alone.
We are seeking candidates for this full-time position to lead the Greater New Haven Coordinated Access Network (GNH CAN), a collaborative housed at…Continue
Added by Kathleen Norwood Crisafi on August 7, 2018 at 7:24am — No Comments
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven seeks a qualified candidate for Director of Gift Planning for Development. Application deadline: August 31, 2018. Learn…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 6, 2018 at 10:28am — No Comments
It wasn’t too long ago that a lot of people were talking about a post-racial America. We had elected a Black president for the first time, and then went ahead and re-elected him four years later, and the country was feeling pretty good about itself.
While Barack Obama’s presidency was indeed a profound and…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 3, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments
June 28, 2018
This week marks the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Holder decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act of 1965. An act that single handedly transformed American politics by ushering in more American Indians,…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 1, 2018 at 10:47am — No Comments