Monday, June 4, 2018

This Week's Agenda!

Here are some public events we will either be hosting or members of our staff and partners will be participating in throughout the week. Come say hi, have some fun, and learn more about what is going on in our city! 


Come with some of our CB&O staff and learn about what is happening in the Dwight/West River neighborhood at Amistad Academy Middle School (130 Edgewood Ave) in the Gymnasium from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm.


Check out our free 'Don't Borrow Trouble: How to Spot Credit Traps' webinar with the director of The HomeOwnership Center, Bridgette Russell. This class will help you; 1)Recognize the top 5 signs of dangerous credit 2)Study cases of scams in our community and 3)Identify what to do if it happens to you and how to report credit scams. Register here

New Haven's Affordable Housing Task Force will be holding a public hearing on the state of affordable housing in New Haven, in the Board of Alders Chamber on the second floor of City Hall at 165 Church Street, starting at 5:30 pm. Come learn from your neighbors and make your own voice heard. 

The New Haven Environmental Advisory Council will be meeting  at 5:15 pm at City Hall in Meeting Room 3 (165 Church Street, 2nd Floor) to discuss environmental issues in the city of New Haven and watch a presentation from Nicole Davis of Save The Sound. You can read the agenda for their June meeting here.

Work starts on Kwadwo Adae's women's empowerment mural on the Farmington Canal! For the next several weeks volunteers will be working on the mural from 2 - 8 pm. The project is still looking for volunteers and donors. Check our the fundraiser and
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Join Doreen Abubakar founder of the Learning Corridor for the weekly Beautification Community Project at the Learning Corridor on Shelton Avenue on the corners of Starr st. and Hazel st. from 5:30 - 7 pm. 


We got rained out last week so come help Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven Staff celebrate the belated kick off of  Neighborworks Week by working on a women's empowerment mural on the Farmington Canal at 400 Goodrich Street from 11 am - 3 pm. Muralist Kwadwo Adae will be leading us in painting, landscaping, and site clean up. Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven will provide tools, water, and food. 


Join Paul Chambers of Elm City Cycling for a bike tour of the city's green infrastructure including some of Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven and Connecticut Fund for the Environment - Save the Sound's 2018 residential rain garden installations. The "Bringing the Rain" tour will be starting at 2pm on the New Haven Green as part of the International Festival of Arts and Ideas which kicks off this weekend! 

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