by Markeshia Ricks | May 11, 2015 4:00 pm | Comments (4)
It wasn’t Saturday night, but movers and shakers were definitely in the spot—or rather the New Haven Lawn Club—for a funky fashion fundraiser for Liberty Community Services.
by Aliyya Swaby | May 7, 2015 4:18 pm
Grace Nathman said that behavior referrals at Quinnipiac School more than halved this year, due to the BOOST! program’s help connecting students with additional social-emotional support from community groups.
by Staff | May 7, 2015 4:13 pm | Comments (1)
Your email inbox is about to calm down: The 36-hour charitable marathon known as “The Great Give” has ended, with $1.3 million in new money for more local not-for-profits.
by Arielle Levin Becker/CT Mirror | Apr 22, 2015 2:50 pm | Comments (3)
It took an average of 54 minutes for callers to reach a state Department of Social Services worker by phone last month.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 6, 2015 2:49 pm
Jayson Frasier wasn’t talking. Asked questions, he responded with one-word, nonchalant answers. Montrel Morrison pulled him aside—and schooled him on how to speak with adults.
by Staff | Mar 27, 2015 7:56 am | Comments (6)
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has recognized the Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology (ConnCAT) for its work helping New Haven’s at-risk youth and unemployed adults.
by Ike Swetlitz | Feb 19, 2015 7:01 pm | Comments (3)
Forty-nine homeless people were found on New Haven’s streets Wednesday night. Two were keeping warm in the emergency room waiting room at Yale-New Haven Hospital—until volunteers found them and got them rides to a shelter and warming center.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 12, 2015 1:05 pm | Comments (17)
New Haven is home to nearly 400 not-for-profits generating $700 million in annual revenue. Throw in Yale University and Yale-New Haven Hospital, and the revenue grows to $7 billion.
Yet the city still struggles to make progress on the issues these groups address: jobs, education, crime and poverty.
by David Sepulveda | Feb 11, 2015 1:05 pm | Comments (1)
Jack Paulishen, an award-winning teacher at James Hillhouse High School, didn’t mince words: “As some of you know, I was diagnosed with malignant melanoma this past August, and part of me knows that I would not be getting this award if I didn’t have cancer. Having said that, if I was running this fundraiser (which I have in the past) I’d give me an award too. (Who wouldn’t buy a $25 ticket for a guy who has cancer? LOL.)”
by Staff | Feb 9, 2015 2:14 pm
The following write-up was submitted by LEAP.
What are you doing on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 26? How about expanding your mind, meeting new people and having fun while making a difference for New Haven children.
Want to hear about Peter Rosazza’s 54 years as a priest and his reflections on six popes while eating dinner at Anne and Guido Calabresi’s home? How about listening to Chris DePino play jazz harmonica after a vegetarian meal prepared by John Cavaliere at his Lyric Hall?