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People First Language: Who are People with Disabilities?

People with disabilities are — first and foremost — people. People with disabilities are people who have individual abilities, interests and needs. For the most part, they are ordinary individuals seeking to live ordinary lives. People with disabilities are moms, dads, sons, daughters, sisters, brothers, friends, neighbors, coworkers, students and teachers.  About 54 million Americans — one out of every five individuals — have a disability. Their contributions enrich our communities…

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Added by Lee Cruz on October 8, 2020 at 11:36am — No Comments

FREE COVID testing in New Haven

Below are dates, times and locations for FREE COVID testing in New Haven.

 

  • Whalley Commons, 1471 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, October 5, 7 & 12, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • New Haven Green, Northwest Corner @ Temple & Elm Streets October 6, 13 & 17, 8:30 am - 4:00…
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Added by Lee Cruz on October 7, 2020 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Reimagining Philanthropy: Towards Relationships, Trust, Abundance, and Radical Love

By Galina Angarova



Sain Bainaa, Hundete Nuheduut/ Greetings dear friends. My name is Galina Angarova and I come from the Ekhirit Nation of the Buryat Peoples in Siberia. I was born and raised in a traditional community where storytelling, ceremonies, communicating with the land and our ancestors was part of our daily lives. Before my work in philanthropy and fundraising, I was an on-the-ground organizer who relied on philanthropy to resource…

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Added by Lee Cruz on October 7, 2020 at 4:45pm — No Comments

MiFi hotspots Available at the New Haven Free Public Library

Do you know a family with school-age children and no Internet access? Please let them know! MiFi hotspots are available at the New Haven Free Public Library for New Haven residents to borrow. These hot spots provide free internet access for 3-5 devices at a time. Call the Library at 203-946-8130 x 101 for more information and to reserve one today.  No one should be denied an education for lack of Internet access.

Added by Lee Cruz on September 29, 2020 at 4:19pm — No Comments

FREE Community Learning Hubs available for families!

Community Learning Hubs are safe spaces for children to go during the school day for supervised distance learning with high-speed internet access, social support, and enrichment, in a small cohort of no more than ten children. Children eligible to attend a Hub must be New Haven residents in 1st through 9th grades, registered for the…

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Added by Sarah Miller on September 28, 2020 at 10:40pm — No Comments

Grassroots Deli is Closed

We are deeply disappointed to inform you that Grassroots Deli has closed.

The deli was officially launched in 2018 to serve the community with fresh delicious food while supporting Continuum of Care’s work toward rebuilding lives.  Miles and his staff worked hard to please, continuously modifying the menu and their…

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Added by Continuum of Care, Inc. on September 25, 2020 at 11:18am — No Comments

Do you have an idea that can help to improve the lives of children in your community?

THE RENSSELAERVILLE INSTITUTE would like to hear from you!  Come to the IGNITE Information Session to learn about "Community Sparkplugs" and how your idea may be eligible to receive a grant up to $3,000.  

 

Easy application Process

 Training and support provided…

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Added by Lee Cruz on September 23, 2020 at 9:32am — No Comments

Prevent, Detect, Report Medicare Fraud

Prevent, Detect, Report Medicare Fraud.

Unfortunately, scam artists are using the coronavirus pandemic to try to steal your Medicare Number and other personal data, but you can protect yourself. …

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Added by Kisha Hull on September 18, 2020 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Job Opening - Finance Director

Who We Are Looking For?

Are you a finance professional with strong strategic thinking skills? Do you find joy in making systems run more effectively and efficiently? Are you interested in developing staff and consultants into a team with cutting-edge skills and a strong focus on customer service? If so, our Finance Director position may be perfect for you.

 

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The Finance Director will play a critical role…

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Added by Kathleen Norwood Crisafi on September 11, 2020 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Health Equity Solutions 2020 Listening Sessions

Health Equity Solutions invites you to join our 2020 Listening Sessions!

These listening sessions will be approximately an hour and a half long and involve community members and partner organizations. We hope to learn your thoughts on health care and health equity and will use the information to inform our 2021 legislative agenda.

There will be multiple sessions throughout the month, with a maximum capacity of 25 people per session! Please register for the date & time that…

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Added by Samantha Lew on September 10, 2020 at 12:15pm — No Comments

GNH Chamber Graduate Student Loan Grants

The Graduate Student Grant Program provides direct payments to Graduate Student Loan servicers for up to $10,000 over two years, paid in semi-annual installments. Applications are due by Friday, October 2, 2020.

Applicants to this program must:

• Either have earned a graduate degree in the past five years or will be earning a graduate degree by June 2021

• Either be employed or be promised future employment for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a public service nonprofit…

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Added by Jackie Downing on September 9, 2020 at 9:32am — No Comments

GNH Chamber Nonprofit Awards seeking nominees

Nominations are open for the 3rd Annual Nonprofit Stars Align awards program, recognizing outstanding people and organizations within our nonprofit community!   Let's recognize the outstanding work of our colleagues!



The awards will be presented during The Big Connect on November 18.



The awards are:



STELLAR LEGACY AWARD:

To an individual with 15 years of professional service in the Greater New Haven…

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Added by Jackie Downing on September 9, 2020 at 9:24am — No Comments

Seeking volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations

Hello,

The New Haven young adult congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints values kindness, caring for others, and supporting individual and community growth. Two of the young people in our congregation are volunteer missionaries who leave their home for 18 to 24 months to invite others to come unto Jesus Christ. They also spend time helping and supporting others, independent of religious, social, or other interests or…

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Added by Andrew Wait on September 1, 2020 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen: Call for Board Applicants

POSTING

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEMBERSHIP

Multiple seats available

Nominations accepted through Sept. 14, 2020

 

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK) is currently accepting nominations (and self-nominations) for membership on our Board of…

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Added by Scott McLean on August 28, 2020 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Narrative Project Tells “These Truths”

here is a “gravitational pull” dragging down Black men in America. “There’s no respect in our community for each other as brothers.” “There are not enough men who are positive role models.” “What can we do as a society to lift Black men up, because y’all did a hell of a job tearing them down?”

These and many other hard truths came to light Wednesday night in the screening of and panel discussion about the short film These Truths: A Documentary on the State of the…

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Added by Lee Cruz on August 20, 2020 at 10:17am — No Comments

CARE Understanding COVID-19 in New Haven Survey for People of Color

Call for Participants

UNDERSTANDING COVID-19 IN NEW HAVEN

Do you identify as: 

  • A New Haven Resident?
  • Black, African American, Latinx, or Hispanic?

If so, please consider taking this survey: https://bit.ly/33McUuf



You will be entered to win a $250 gift card (3 winners will be…

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Added by Devin Avshalom-Smith on August 19, 2020 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Arts Anti-Racism Pledge

Join Us and Take the Pledge:

In order to become more anti-racist, (Your Organization Name Here) pledges to make these changes:



CULTURE

To change our…

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Added by Kim Futrell on August 11, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Call for Proposals – Window Installations

Amidst a global health and economic crisis, attention to racial inequity and injustice, and growing divisions in a pivotal election year, CAW seeks to explore issues of our time and of our city and region through our fall exhibition program.

Even as our own building is closed, our most public stage — our street-to-roof curtain wall — looking into our two-floor gallery space is wide open. We are excited at the opportunity to invite proposals for work by New Haven and CT-based artists…

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Added by Creative Arts Workshop on August 10, 2020 at 10:24am — No Comments

CARE 2020-21 New Haven Health Leaders Program - Accepting Applications - $2700 Stipend

Link to Application: New%20Haven%20Health%20Leaders%20Application%202020.pdf

I hope this message finds you well. The Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE) is now accepting applications for its 2020-2021 New Haven Health Leaders Program. Please see the link to the application above. I am happy to provide paper copies of the application…

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Added by Devin Avshalom-Smith on August 5, 2020 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Pollution Is Killing Black Americans. This Community Fought Back.

When Kilynn Johnson walks out the door of the house her parents bought in 1972, where she grew up and lives to this day, she steps into the warm embrace of a community where neighbors feel more like kin. Her home sits across the street from Stinger Square Park, where Johnson passed long days of her childhood playing alongside her siblings and cousins and…

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Added by Lee Cruz on August 3, 2020 at 1:40pm — 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

This Year, Small Business Saturday Means More Than Ever

As we head toward Small Business Saturday, we are highlighting some of the inspiring entrepreneurs we’ve met this year. For them, it’s not just a business: it’s who they are and what they dream of.

Chicago’s Little Village Florist and Event Planning Business is Expecting Growth, Even During the Pandemic

On 26th Street, in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, bustling storefronts serve the community’s Mexican immigrant population and attract customers from all over the city and suburbs. Many of them visit La Orquidea, a florist and event planning business that is planning for growth, even in the midst of the pandemic.

In Detroit, Attractive Workforce Housing for Families Replaces a Vacant, Dilapidated Structure

What gains can be made at the intersection of art, housing and community development? In Detroit, developers are building a new workforce housing project that not only meets the needs of moderate-income families, but also incorporates an art gallery and other commercial space that contributes to the health of the surrounding area. LISC is proud to help finance this important effort.

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