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The Impact of Trauma on Children’s Lives, the Need for Safe Neighborhoods, A Good Education AND A Chance to Realize the American Dream are the Real Cliffs Many American Children Face Every Day.
Please read more in the Huffington Post linked below.…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 31, 2012 at 12:17am — No Comments
A Few Sober Opinions About the NEED to Curb Obesity and Prevent Chronic Disease…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 27, 2012 at 10:44pm — No Comments
Teach Our Children, Inc.
Child Care Providers will provide childcare as needed for TOC meetings and events
With our support, providers will maintain a safe and stimulating environment for children ranging from three to thirteen years old.
Providers will engage with all children, be responsive to the needs of TOC families, and maintain childcare spaces utilized for TOC meetings…Continue
Added by Camelle Scott on December 26, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments
According to the CDC, 9.4% of teens in a recent survey reported being physically abused by a romantic partner in the past 12 months — that included being slapped, hit or intentionally injured. Bonnie Rochman brings us a serious topic for a "Family Matters" discussion.
Why Teen Victims of Dating Violence Can’t Break the Cycle
Time, Bonnie Rochman,…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 21, 2012 at 12:54am — No Comments
Can We Really Eliminate Health Disparities?
According to Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony Brown.. “as we look at health reform, there are real opportunities to address disparities in health. As we expand access, we need to increase quality and equity. I believe we can eliminate health disparities.” Read more at the article linked below.
Health Enterprise Zones: "I Believe We Can…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 20, 2012 at 11:47am — No Comments
Race – and Place Matters for Health. This is Not New Information. Unless –as a society -- We Pay Attention, these will continue to have Devastating Effects. In the long-term These Effects will Affect Us All.
“In 2001, David R. Williams and Chiquita Collins called racial residential segregation “a fundamental cause” of health disparities. For some time…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 13, 2012 at 2:27pm — No Comments
The Fair Haven Community Health Center (FHCHC) is offering an exciting and unique opportunity to lead an energetic staff and growth-focused nonprofit community organization. The ideal candidate will possess the experience, skills and attributes necessary to move the organization forward, navigating through the changes of healthcare reform and usher the organization into greater collaborations with other health centers and…Continue
Added by Michael Negron on December 12, 2012 at 7:14am — No Comments
Let’s Face It – in 99 Percent of These Cases, It Is About The Almighty Dollar. These Industries want to make money and at any cost. This is why parents, teachers and schools must be ever vigilant in protecting children from obesity by helping them to make good food choices. This means seeing to it that healthy, nutritious food is available. Of course, it is also very profitable to provide healthy nutritious food to children; unfortunately, very few of these "BIG"…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 9, 2012 at 4:03am — No Comments
Access to Health Care and Resources for Transgender People
Transgender people face massive and systemic discrimination within the health care system. From instances of humiliation and degradation to outright refusals to provide care, the health care system presents a minefield of discrimination for transgender people seeking to access care. The end result is a community-wide disengagement from the health care system…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 7, 2012 at 6:31pm — No Comments
The Development Assistant is responsible for administrative support of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s comprehensive year-round fundraising program. The position reports to the Development Director.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide administrative support for all fundraising activities; General office support, maintain records, acknowledge donor gifts and prepare direct mailings. Assist in the completion of grant proposals.…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on December 4, 2012 at 4:04pm — No Comments
The Salvation Army will be holding its "Fill the Truck" charitable collection event on Dec. 8th at the Saw Mill Rd. Walmart Store in West Haven. Volunteers, Incl. Rotary's President-Elect, John Karavas will be there to receive your donations from 10 AM - 3 PM. For more details go to http://www.jkaravas.com/Message_Board.html - the Message Board page for johnkaravas.com…Continue
Added by Rotary Club of New Haven on December 2, 2012 at 12:32pm — No Comments