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COVID-19 & Health Equity Community Assessment

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In an effort to ensure that Connecticut’s COVID-19 response and recovery efforts center health equity, Health Equity Solutions is collecting information from residents in CT through an online survey and one-on-one conversations. The survey asks respondents to identify concerns and proposed solutions to those concerns. These results are shared with policymakers, other decision-makers, philanthropy, and Health Equity Solutions’ partners on a regular basis. The…

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Added by Samantha Lew on May 14, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Job Opening - Accounting Specialist

Who We Are Looking For?

Are you someone who wants to use your accounting experience to improve lives in your community? Do you enjoy interacting with colleagues from all departments and being an integral part of making an organization work? Do you find joy in working with numbers, and find satisfaction in accuracy?  This might be the position for you!

 

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The Accounting Specialist is a key position within…

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Added by Kathleen Norwood Crisafi on May 11, 2020 at 11:50am — No Comments

Digital Fundraising Webinar Slides

Hi Everyone,

We recorded our webinar with iMission Institute & Social Venture Partners of Connecticut. 

Here are the notes and slides we used to present https://drive.google.com/file/d/1e_Wegh9tRS15JvI1Qf3QQKa4WIj4QvZa/view?mc_cid=a94d95df32&mc_eid=[UNIQID].

We understand it's challenging to fundraise during this time. We hope you all stay…

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Added by Charles Comstock on May 8, 2020 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Clinic Students Provide Resources for Greater New Haven Businesses and Nonprofits

Several dozen Law School students are working together to offer support to organizations in the greater New Haven community as they confront the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the last few weeks, the Ludwig Center for Community & Economic Development (CED) and the student-run COVID…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 27, 2020 at 4:13pm — No Comments

CT Roundtable on Climate and Jobs - Executive Director Search

I hope this post finds you and your families doing well and are healthy and safe during this incredibly challenging time.

I would like to let you know that we have launched the Executive Director search for the Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs.  

Who is the Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs?

 

The Connecticut Roundtable on…

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Added by Michelle Eckman on April 23, 2020 at 9:29am — No Comments

ACES Creating & Contributing for a Cause in this Time of Covid-19

ACES is living its mission: to enhance and transform lives through education, innovation, and leadership during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic. Though classes and services are being offered through online services, ACES staff has collectively been reaching out to provide support during the Covid-19 crisis through food drives to support those with food…

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Added by ACES on April 22, 2020 at 3:11pm — No Comments

"This is the wake-up call for nonprofits and foundations to get political"

I wanted to share this piece because I think New Haven organizations would benefit from some of the thinking it offers.

https://nonprofitaf.com/2020/04/this-is-the-wake-up-call-for-nonprofits-and-foundations-to-get-political/

Added by Austin on April 22, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Recruit the volunteers you need on NewHavenHelpWithCovid.com

To help New Haven nonprofits efficiently recruit the volunteers they need during these difficult times, a team of New Haven residents recently launched a partnership platform, NewHavenHelpWithCovid.com. Since our launch three weeks ago, more than 450 volunteers with various skills from computer programming and translation to driving and sewing have signed up, and…

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Added by Tiffany Chan on April 22, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The story of Kira Johnson

Kira Johnson tragically lost her life after a routine c-section at Cedars Sinai. Kira was allowed to bleed internally for more than 10 hours before the medical staff at Cedars Sinai took action.

 

Watch here: https://bit.ly/2UYAL4V

 

If you know of any resources available for pregnant women during CoVid19, feel free to share with us here:…

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on April 17, 2020 at 8:29am — No Comments

Black Maternal Health Week - Mothers and Babies in a Life or Death Crisis

Watch this video on the stunning investigation that confirms black mothers and babies in the U.S. are in a life or death crisis

 

Watch here: https://binged.it/3aXRHOB

 

If you know of any resources available for pregnant women during CoVid19, feel free to share with us here: https://bit.ly/2JUtk8H. We will send share this with our…

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on April 16, 2020 at 9:34am — No Comments

Fellowship Place announces new online programming available to help our clients maintain recovery & connection during COVID-19 crisis.

Fellowship Place is excited to announce new online programming available to help our clients maintain recovery and connection during the COVID-19 crisis, including video demonstrations, art directives, health and wellness tips, and other activities.

Click here for Fellowship Place's new online programming and new program calendar.

Added by Melissa Holroyd on April 15, 2020 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Doulas and Pregnancies

The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal mortality in the developed world. But having a doula makes a drastic difference. A group of women in NYC is fighting to make doulas accessible to everyone.

Watch here: https://binged.it/2xYALJ7

If you know of any resources available for pregnant…

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on April 15, 2020 at 9:31am — No Comments

Deadly Deliveries

Deadly Deliveries, View in graphics how hospitals are failing new moms and read from women as they share their near-death pregnancy experiences in this article by USA Today.

 

Read here: https://bit.ly/3b2fDAk

 

If you know of any resources available for pregnant women during CoVid19, feel free to share with us here:…

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on April 14, 2020 at 10:46am — No Comments

Power through with these webinars for nonprofits - register now!

Powering Through COVID-19 - WEBINAR

Thursdays through May 7, 2020

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 

Presented by…

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Added by Stephanie Chung on April 13, 2020 at 7:35pm — No Comments

National Webinar with Black Mama Matters Alliance

Black Mamas Matter Alliance had a National webinar on February 7, 2020 on Advancing Black Maternal Health, Rights and Justice.

 

View the webinar: https://bit.ly/34qNY9V

 

If you know of any resources available for pregnant women during CoVid19, feel free to share with us here: https://bit.ly/2JUtk8H. We will send share this with our community.…

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on April 13, 2020 at 9:20am — No Comments

Webinars with Black Mama Matters Alliance during #BMHW20

@BlackMamaMattersAlliance will be hosting a few webinars during #BMHW20.

Register for any of the webinars here: https://blackmamasmatter.org/events/

If you know of any resources to available for pregnant women during CoVid19, feel free to share with us here: …

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on April 12, 2020 at 10:21am — No Comments

New Haven Healthy Start Supports #BMHW20

New Haven Healthy Start and Womxn of Color for Maternal & Child Health are pleased to host the first annual Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW). Founded and led by Black Mamas Matter Alliance, this annual campaign takes place every year from April 11-17 to deepen national conversations about black maternal health. 

 

If you know of any resources available for pregnant women during CoVid19, feel free to share with us here:…

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Added by New Haven Healthy Start on April 11, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

Hire an EMERGE Crew for your outdoor spring project!

EMERGE Connecticut, Inc., is a New Haven based nonprofit Social Enterprise that operates a Transitional Employment Program for formerly incarcerated returning residents.  We are a certified Home Improvement Contractor with the ability to hire our “crew members,” as paid employees while simultaneously providing enhanced program and…

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Added by Alden Woodcock on April 7, 2020 at 9:20am — No Comments

Volunteer at home

There is a huge untapped resource for combating COVID-19, and it is growing just as fast as the pandemic. I encourage nonprofits to create opportunities for people to help the work you do without having to leave their home. To help promote the idea I have created a Website at www.covid19vip.com, which is free for anybody to use or emulate. The "VIP" stands for…

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Added by Joel Marks on April 1, 2020 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

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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

What Does Dr. MLK, Jr. Mean to You?

Each month, we pose a question to the OneLISC family, and share the responses reflecting our diverse range of voices and backgrounds. To mark Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 92nd birthday, this month’s Reflections from the Field consider his life and work and his legacy today. The reflections register anger and dismay and exhaustion, but also hope, power and a commitment to keep working, to keep exerting good, strong pressure to shape our moral universe.

These Nonprofits Give Small Businesses What They Need to Survive and Thrive

So much goes into the relationship between small businesses and the nonprofit business development organizations (BDOs) that are dedicated to supporting them and helping them grow. The three BDOs profiled here, longtime LISC partners, have gone above and beyond to help entrepreneurs survive the COVID-19 pandemic. They know that the wellbeing of small businesses means jobs preserved, goods and services are accessible to the community, and local economies have a better chance of weathering the pandemic-borne recession.

Fay Darmawi: In Her Own Words

Fay Darmawi is a social practice artist who focuses on cities, storytelling, and media. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the SF Urban Film Fest, a film festival focused on civic engagement inspired by great storytelling. I spoke with her in February 2020 and again in May and July 2020.

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