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Added by Lee Cruz on October 14, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) took has unprecedented action on September 1 by issuing a temporary national moratorium on most evictions for nonpayment of rent to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Citing the historic threat to public health posed by coronavirus, the CDC declared that an eviction moratorium would help ensure people are able to practice social distancing and comply with stay at home orders. The moratorium took effect September 4 and last until…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on October 9, 2020 at 5:20pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on October 8, 2020 at 11:36am — No Comments
Below are dates, times and locations for FREE COVID testing in New Haven.
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…
Added by Lee Cruz on October 7, 2020 at 4:45pm — No Comments
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
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…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 23, 2020 at 9:32am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 20, 2020 at 10:17am — No Comments
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…
Added by Lee Cruz on August 3, 2020 at 1:40pm — No Comments
JULY 01, 2020
A history of discrimination and inequality has led to dramatic gaps in wealth, investment, and income between white communities and minority communities. Yale SOM’s Teresa Chahine and a panel of experts discussed how businesses, financial firms, and regular investors can make choices that empower local businesses and increase opportunity...…
Added by Lee Cruz on July 29, 2020 at 9:12am — No Comments
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In response to requests from local partners, DataHaven developed a report (see below) with our original analyses and visualizations of public data related to the coronavirus pandemic. These are updated as new data are posted. We have also created many other charts and datasets available on request...
Added by Lee Cruz on July 14, 2020 at 12:59pm — No Comments
Data from New Haven suggests that communities of color are disproportionately affected by…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 9, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments
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Connecticut Humanities will be re-granting a total of $470,000 in CARES Act funding. Grant awards will range from $2,500 to $15,000 and no match is required (maximum amount of funding that can be requested is based upon an organization’s budget size). Grants may be used for general operating expenses only (such as salaries, rent,…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 24, 2020 at 1:40pm — No Comments
Summer Meals Public School Sites in New Haven. If anyone is aware of a similar list for other towns please post so we can circulate it. No children need be going hungry.
These sites are open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Barnard School - 170 Derby Avenue
Beecher School - 100 Jewell Street
Benjamin Jepson - 15 Lexington Avenue
Betsy Ross - 150 Kimberly…
Added by Lee Cruz on June 24, 2020 at 12:50pm — No Comments
The country is on fire—right now—yet again. It is on fire with a righteous rage that has come from living under the constant threat of Black death, under the constant fear of state-sanctioned racial violence at the hands of law enforcement and vigilantes. But we as a country have been here before many times. About five years ago, social justice foundations and progressive donors proudly proclaimed that Black lives mattered and that they would put significant resources behind building…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 3, 2020 at 10:37am — No Comments
Thursday afternoon found me kneeling in front of my 2-year-old’s bedroom door, crying. She was on the other side, also crying. Nap was not happening…again.
And not only was I failing abysmally to convince an eminently unreasonable child to nap, I was missing a work call (actually for this article)...…Continue
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