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December 2021 Blog Posts (8)

Employment Opportunity: Investment Officer

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Investment Officer. The application deadline is December 31, 2021. 

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Added by Lisa Carter on December 27, 2021 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Employment Opportunity: Finance Officer (2)

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Finance Officer. The application deadline is December 31, 2021. 

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Added by Lisa Carter on December 27, 2021 at 5:00pm — No Comments

State of CT's Office of Workforce Strategy Career ConneCT - Funding Info Sessions on Jan. 5 & Jan. 7, 2022

Hey GNH Community! The State of CT's Office of Workforce Strategy has received approval to launch CareerConneCT. The preliminary initiative is designed to directly support individuals affected by COVID-19 in returning to work through training programs that provide reskilling, upskilling, or next-skilling opportunities through industry-recognized credentials that create pathways to employment in high-quality in-demand careers. There is a $62 million available pool of funding, and the…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on December 22, 2021 at 10:19am — No Comments

We're hiring - Regional Director, Water Protection - Save the Sound

We are searching for a results-oriented leader who will spearhead our Sound-wide healthy waters initiative and serve as our New York network-builder and office director.

 

The Regional Director proactively manages the Sound-wide efforts of the water quality team to restore rivers, lakes, and harbors in the Long Island Sound watershed. This includes guiding our extensive bi-state, science-based “find it/fix it” watch-dog, pollution testing, and solutions program;…

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Added by Leticia Cespedes on December 16, 2021 at 11:34am — No Comments

Hotels for People Experiencing Homelessness

 Photo Credit: Emily Hays, New Haven Independent

When the pandemic hit in early 2020, homeless services providers in New Haven and around the state suddenly had to figure out an alternative to existing emergency shelters. The communal sleeping spaces of shelters could not comply with social distancing requirements.

Working…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 16, 2021 at 9:19am — No Comments

Healthy Volunteers Needed!

SCOPE Study

If you are 60 years of age or older and healthy, you may be eligible to participate in a

free and confidential study to help researchers learn about the normal presence of bacteria

in the respiratory tract and how they are transmitted between adults. There may not

be a direct benefit to you if you take part, but the information learned from the study

may help other people in the future. Compensation up to $125 for 6 visits, as well…

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Added by Maikel Hislop on December 2, 2021 at 12:56pm — No Comments

REVERIES: JOURNALING IN PLACE - An Exhibit and Book Signing by Susan Newbold at City Gallery

 

Did you know that the words journal and journey are derived from the same root, the French word, “jour,” which means day? And while the original function of a journal was to record one's day-to-day journey, you'll find that modern-day journaling elaborates with elements of writing, drawing, painting, collage, and…

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Added by Jen Payne on December 1, 2021 at 9:24am — No Comments

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Open Street Project

An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

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Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

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Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

National Equity Fund Announces Record $2.2 Billion Investment in Affordable Housing for 2021

What a way to celebrate a birthday: National Equity Fund (NEF), LISC’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit syndication subsidiary, turns 35 this month, just as they announce a record-breaking $2.2 billion in affordable housing investments for 2021.That includes $1.23 billion in LIHTC investments and $930 million in preservation loans to improve existing homes—all adding up to nearly 13,600 new and refurbished units. And that in the midst of a pandemic.

Investing in Quality Education

This January marks UNESCO’s fourth International Day of Education and creates an opportunity to celebrate progress towards UN Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education. “Quality Education” enables upward economic mobility, reduces inequalities and is a key to fostering tolerance and more peaceful societies. Promoting educational opportunity is at the foundation of the work LISC does in neighborhoods across the country.

Foot Locker, Inc. & LISC Announce Funding for 16 Organizations Focused on Advancing Health, Wealth, & Upward Mobility in BIPOC Communities

The first round of grants through the $3 million Foot Locker Foundation Community Empowerment Program will help bridge gaps in racial equity with support for mentorship, career development, and civic engagement programs for youth.

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