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School of Public Health Volunteers Give Back to the Community, Celebrate Dean Cleary’s Legacy

Yale School of Public Health

School of Public Health Volunteers Give Back to the Community, Celebrate Dean Cleary’s Legacy

May 9, 2016

More than 130 volunteers from the Yale School of Public Health—faculty, students, alumni and staff—fanned out around New Haven and into nearby towns on Thursday (May 5) to give back to the community and to honor the accomplishments of Dean Paul Cleary, who is stepping down soon after leading the school for 10 years.

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Cheever Tyler: Columbus House is here for us

New Haven Register

Cheever Tyler: Columbus House is here for us

May 8, 2016

New Haven is thought of as a city, but for us who live here, it’s easy to think that it’s a village. When we take our daily copy of the Register off of our front steps and read it with a hot cup of coffee, we look at the front page that tells us about something that has happened. No matter whether it’s a high school basketball game or a new building going up, it seems to have taken place just down the street.

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Columbus House to Participate in 'The Great Give 2016'

New Haven Patch

Columbus House to Participate in 'The Great Give 2016'

April 22, 2016

Columbus House is excited to participate in The Great Give 2016! This 36-hour, community-wide online fundraising challenge begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3 and ends at 8:00 pm on May 4th.

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Connecticut Veteran's Saga Shows Hope for End to Homelessness

Connecticut Magazine

Connecticut Veteran's Saga Shows Hope for End to Homelessness

April 21, 2016

Coming home to Norwalk wearing his own set of “dress blues” was one of the proudest moments of Wilfredo Gutierrez’s life. As a young member of the U.S. Marine Corps, he never dreamed that one day — more than three decades later — he would be scared to open the door for his own children because of the way he looked.

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Celebrating SIF Success in CT

CSH

Celebrating SIF Success in CT

April 20, 2016

The successes and impact of the CSH Social Innovation Fund (SIF) initiative were highlighted during the Connecticut Integrated Healthcare and Housing Networks (CIHHN) Awards Dinner and Celebration held at the end of March in Hartford.

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Columbus House Kicks Off Volunteer Appreciation Week with Annual Luncheon

Columbus House

Columbus House Kicks Off Volunteer Appreciation Week with Annual Luncheon

April 9, 2016

Alison Cunningham, Executive Director, and staff, welcomed Columbus House volunteers to their 7th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Saturday, April 9th, at the agency’s emergency shelter in New Haven.

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Elm-Ivy Award winners saluted for civic service on common ground of New Haven and Yale

Yale News

Elm-Ivy Award winners saluted for civic service on common ground of New Haven and Yale

April 5, 2016

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp ’78 M.E.D. and Yale President Peter Salovey ’86 Ph.D. presented seven individuals and a graduate student-run science outreach organization with Yale University Seton Elm-Ivy Awards at a campus ceremony on April 5.

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CSH SIF Success in Connecticut

CSH

CSH SIF Success in Connecticut

April 1, 2016

The CSH Social Innovation Fund (SIF) is housing nearly 160 people in Connecticut and working to connect them to primary healthcare. Due to invaluable support from the Corporation for National and Community Service Social Innovation Fund, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy, the Connecticut Legislature, local officials, partners, providers, funders, advocates and the SIF participants themselves, formerly homeless people are now housed with access to healthcare, enjoying stable and better lives, and saving Connecticut money.

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Orange church members celebrate Christ’s resurrection; wear bonnets for charity

New Haven Register

Orange church members celebrate Christ’s resurrection; wear bonnets for charity

March 27, 2016

The Rev. Suzanne E. Wagner told parishioners at Orange Congregational Church Sunday that the resurrection of Jesus Christ offers hope to all and that an Easter lens should be used to view the world, rather than a lens of pastel bunnies at this time of year.

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Tackling Homelessness in New Haven

The Charger Bulletin

Tackling Homelessness in New Haven

March 23, 2016

Connecticut was the first state in the United States to end veteran homelessness this past year. Now there is another challenge to overcome—ending chronic homelessness.

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