All Our Kin

All Our Kin partners with home-based childcare providers to deliver Early Head Start services to eligible infants and toddlers, who receive free, high-quality child care and comprehensive wraparound support for both the children and their families. The Fellow would work to strengthen and support All Our Kin’s family partnership initiatives (event-planning, recruitment, case management supports, enrollment, and more)–all while centering equity, inclusion, and justice.

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Agency website: allourkin.org

Believe In Me Empowerment Corporation

Believe In Me Empowerment Corporation (BIMEC) improves the lives of children, young adults and their families impacted by and or affected by incarceration. The agency provides hope, opportunities, and supportive services for families in New Haven so they may overcome challenges, reach their full potential, and become productive citizens. The Fellow would work primarily with their Supportive Recovery Housing Program providing Case Management Services, with additional duties such as outreach and engagement assigned as needed.

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Agency website: bimecnewhaven.com

Center for Children’s Advocacy

The Center for Children’s Advocacy (CCA) is a non-profit legal service organization that fights for the legal rights of vulnerable children in Connecticut. The Medical-Legal Partnership Project (MLPP) at CCA improves health outcomes for low-income children through interdisciplinary collaboration in the medical setting by addressing patients’ health harming legal needs. The Fellow would work with the MLPP lawyer and physicians at YNHH on projects that seek to diminish the impact of social determinants of health on children and on direct advocacy with patients and families. In the summer 2021, the Fellow would work specifically on two projects–education advocacy and their Healthy Homes project.

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Agency website: cca-ct.org

Creating Kids at the Connecticut Children’s Museum

The Connecticut Children’s Museum is an early childhood site serving children, their families, and teachers through a myriad of programs. It is dedicated to supporting young children to ensure that they become successful lifelong learners. Housing their programs in a building that is accessible, sustainable, and beautiful sends an important message to those it serves about the value of their work. The Fellow would work to design a website for the Connecticut Children’s Museum that highlights their many early childhood programs.

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Agency website: creatingkids.org

Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS)

Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Servcies (IRIS) empowers refugees and immigrants to become self-sufficient and integrate in their communities by providing furnished housing, good, clothing, help starting jobs, and case management.  IRIS also offers English-language classes; youth programs, legal assistance to help refugees apply for green cards and citizenship and to reunite with family members; healthcare coordination; and programs to promote emotional wellness. The Fellow woud work with IRIS’s Education and Youth Services Department to assist with its annual Summer Learning Program for recently-arrived K-12 refugee and immigrant students.

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Agency website: irisct.org

Leila Day Nurseries

Leila Day is a renowned New Haven early childhood program serving families from diverse socioeconomic, racial and cultural backgrounds in the greater New Haven region through exceptional outdoors-based preschool, kindergarten, and afterschool programs. The Fellow would assist their administrative team with key nonprofit management projects related to marketing and communications (including admissions and fundraising), and Board development and orientation.

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Agency website: leiladay.org

Mary Wade Home

Mary Wade Home provides the highest quality medical and social programs and supervised residential services for those in need. They support a community of caring to promote individual abilities in their traditional, dignified, and comfortable campus, as well as connecting with the broader community. The Fellow would work toward enhancing the quality of life for New Haven’s older adults by identifying and creating collaborations and partnerships between New Haven’s oldest senior living community and the city’s cultural and educational institutions and programs

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Agency website: marywade.org

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Southern CT

In pursuit of systemic change, Sickle Cell Association of America - Southern CT (SCDAA.SC)/ Michelle’s House embraces prevention strategies to enhance the quality life and well-being of the Sickle Cell Community (SCC), and to provide individuals and families with critical education and access to direct and support services. The Fellow would assist in the production of an inclusive report that documents the experiences of those impacted across the diversity of challenges of the SCC. This report will serve to inform stakeholders of the strengths and failures the SCC continues to endure.

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Agency website: michelleshousect.org

‘r kids

Now in its 24th year, ‘r kids mission is permanency, safety and stability for vulnerable children and their families. ‘r kids Family Center is seeking a Fellow to produce a cost-benefit analysis report. This report is needed for their board and staff to analyze programmatic decisions related to expanded space. This report will support staff and the board as they evaluate related alternatives and costs affiliated with new or modified programming and return on community investments in the organization.

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Agency website: rkidsct.org