DEEP released the … Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 23, 2021 at 9:00am —
Luis Rodriguez holed up in his kids’ bedroom last month as a brutal heatwave baked his Los Angeles neighbourhood and the rest of the southwestern United States. The space was their only room with an air-conditioning unit, and the safest place in the house when temperatures outside soared above 40 °C...
Added by Lee Cruz on July 22, 2021 at 9:56am —
What is one of the worst kept secrets in philanthropy? Grantee budgets are…
Added by Lee Cruz on July 21, 2021 at 12:33pm —
Some basic skills can help you to be a more effective communicator in the classroom. This Teaching Tip explores:
- barriers to listening and strategies for effective listening;
- barriers to accurate perception and strategies for accurate perception; and,
- barriers to effective verbal communication and strategies for effective verbal communication.
Added by Lee Cruz on July 21, 2021 at 10:29am —
July 20, 2021
CEP’s latest research report, Persevering Through Crisis: The State of Nonprofits, provides further evidence of the devastating impact of 2020 on nonprofits — and how the crises of the past year hit… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 21, 2021 at 10:26am —
Nonprofit Tech for Good
June 29, 2021
List compiled by Heather Mansfield, Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good and creator of the 101 Digital Marketing and Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits blog and webinar series.…
Added by Lee Cruz on July 7, 2021 at 11:29am —
See and hear the medical professionals here:
This information is shared for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice. The views expressed are those of the featured medical professional and reflect information available to that professional at time of filming. Always consult a… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 6, 2021 at 6:00pm —
From the Nonprofit Quarterly:
Added by Lee Cruz on July 6, 2021 at 10:30am —
The program is open to anyone earning no more than 80% of the median income in their area, which is $54,950 for a single person in most of the state ($66,500 in some lower Fairfield County towns.)
The eligible income increases with household size — ranging from $78,500 for a household of four to $103,650 for a family of eight in most of the state.…
Added by Lee Cruz on July 1, 2021 at 5:01pm —
It’s time to explore!
From July 1 to September 6, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying adult can visit participating museums free of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program. Visit this website for details and updates on the list of participating places:…
Added by Lee Cruz on July 1, 2021 at 9:30am —
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the number of computer, gaming and information technology jobs will increase by 11 percent from 2019 to 2029.
High school students in the Elm City and surrounding areas have a new opportunity to level-up their web coding, design and digital content skills this summer at New Haven’s technology and innovation campus. District Arts + Education (DAE) is launching Summer DAEz featuring a full slate of free in-person workshops for rising juniors and… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 30, 2021 at 9:38am —
The Fund for New Leadership (FNL) searches for talent in every corner of the country and supports America’s emerging social changemakers who are working to tackle our nation’s most pressing challenges. Racism and economic inequities are tearing at the very fabric of our society. These are systemic problems that do not lend themselves to simple solutions.
Added by Lee Cruz on June 30, 2021 at 9:35am —
June 28, 2021
With federal and state eviction moratoriums ending soon, a team of researchers from Yale University and two other universities has found an apparent link between landlord-related forced housing moves and… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 30, 2021 at 9:30am —
How decisions are made can reveal a lot about how an organization performs. Consider some of these decision-making scenarios:
- Without consulting any of those who will actually do the work, an executive director promises an old friend that his organization will take on a complex project, leaving his staff feeling out of the loop and disgruntled.
- Twelve busy staff members spend numerous hours discussing whether their organization should hire a summer intern, but no one…
Added by Lee Cruz on June 30, 2021 at 9:27am —
For as long as I can remember, leadership was the expectation. If you wanted to move up in the world, you had to be a leader: in school, at work, in your extracurriculars. Leadership was the golden ticket, and the more opportunities you took, the closer you’d get to owning the whole chocolate factory.
From a young age, I had my eye out for those golden tickets.…
Added by Lee Cruz on June 22, 2021 at 12:11pm —
Important changes to the Child Tax Credit will help many families get advance payments of the Child Tax Credit starting in the summer of 2021.
The IRS will pay half the total credit amount in advance monthly payments. You will claim the other half when you file your 2021 income tax return. We’ll make the first advance payment on July 15, 2021. For a full schedule of payments, see … Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 15, 2021 at 12:33pm —
New Haven Board of Education members have a chance of getting an A, but they will have to work for it.
They face tough grading from students involved in the New Haven Climate Movement. The students promise to dole out As only if the board spends $6.6 million in federal aid on climate education and upgrades.…
Added by Lee Cruz on June 3, 2021 at 12:48pm —
The “Great Give 2021” community fundraiser passed the $3 million mark as it ended its final hour — but no begins an overtime period in which New Haven can help break a $3.6 million record...
Thank you donors, nonprofit boards, volunteers and staff… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 6, 2021 at 12:19pm —
Maybe we’ve been going about it all wrong. Whenever people ask me the above question, they tend to want some action-oriented answers such as “publicize job postings in ethnic media,” “provide childcare and transportation for board meetings,” “have a clear equity and diversity statement,” “provide more than just hummus, baby carrots, and a few cans of La Croix at meetings, especially if it’s around dinner time!” etc. These technical things are necessary but they’re not sufficient.… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 6, 2021 at 12:09pm —
February 28, 2019
Queen Mother Audley Moore… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on April 30, 2021 at 12:52pm —