WE ARE FIGHTING FORWARD EVENT

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The Greater New Haven Branch of the NAACP,
105th Annual Freedom Fund Event
We Are Fighting Forward!
Thursday, May 12th ~ 7:30 pm
SHUBERT THEATRE
A concert with R&B artist
RAHEEM DEVAUGHN
Opening Act by Solo Musician with the:
New Haven Symphony Orchestra
Congratulations to our 2022 Honorees:
Shenae Draughn * Scot X. Esdaile * Honda Smith * International Festival of Arts & Ideas *
Dr. Keith Churchwell
Tickets range from $60 - $100; Every ticket includes an Annual NAACP Membership
Go to: www.shubert.com, or in person at the box office, or call 203-562-5666; Mon - Fri 12 -6 pm
For Sponsorship and Ad information, please e-mail: naacpffd@gmail.com

CRT Virtual Panel Discussion

Critical Race Theory Event

The Greater New Haven NAACP is hosting a

Virtual Panel Discussion (*below please see the UPDATED webinar link)

CRITICAL RACE THEORY:

What it is – What it is NOT…

Tuesday, December 7th, 7pm

 

Panelists:

1. Retired Judge Angela Robinson (Quinnipiac School of Law)

  1. ProfessorNadiyah Humber (UConn School of Law)
  2. State RepresentativeBobby Gibson (CT State House of Representatives)
  3. Ingrid Canady, Executive Director of the State Education Resource Center (SERC)

Moderator:      Dr. Benjamin Foster, Jr., Adjunct Professor of African American History at Central Connecticut State University

 

Topic: Critical Race Theory Panel
*Time: Dec 7, 2021, 7pm,  Join Zoom Meeting

*Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83980628945
Or One tap mobile :
US: +1-312-626-6799

Yale New Haven Hiring Initiative

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FYI: Please join ConnCAT, Elm City Communities, The Greater New Haven NAACP, and the Urban League of Southern Connecticut in a Collaborative Community Conversation featuring Yale’s New Haven Hiring Initiative Team. During this presentation, virtual attendees will learn about Yale’s application process, employment pipelines, and frequently filled positions!
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

New Haven Scholarship Fund Application Deadline Extended

HOW TO APPLY

Application Deadline has been extended to April 23, 2021

PLEASE READ THIS SECTION FIRST BEFORE STARTING THE APPLICATION

To be eligible to receive the NHSF scholarship, a student must:

1)  demonstrate academic potential (no GPA requirement)

2)  demonstrate family financial need -family income ceiling of $72,000 (extenuating family situations considered)

3)  be a New Haven resident

4) have attended a New Haven public high school, Eli  Whitney, Common Ground,  Highville or Amistad, since the beginning of senior year.

The student : 

     1. must complete the NHSF application;

     2. may then be asked to participate in an

         interview with a Director of the NHSF;

     3. and if selected, must attend the NHSF

         Award Ceremony in June to receive your award.*

IF YOU QUALIFY TO APPLY, YOU CAN GATHER THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS FOR THE APPLICATION NOW:

1. A pdf copy of your high school transcript (ask your

   Guidance Counselor to email this to you.)

2. A pdf of the first 2 pages of your parent(s) 2019 1040 tax.

    If your parent(s) do not file, complete the "Alternative

    Income Verification Form"  

3. A pdf copy of your SAT scores    This website clearly

    shows how to get it:  https://www.tri-c.edu/student-success/documents/sat-download-instructions-all-oct-2019.pdf

    NOTE: If your college applications did not require the SAT,

              you don't have to submit scores.

TIP: There are free phone apps that scan and create pdfs

         If you have an iphone, google how to scan using Notes.

*COVID-19 NOTE: We may be conducting interviews over the phone this spring and be unable to hold an award ceremony.

​For the full site's information, please click this link: https://www.newhavenscholarshipfund.org/how-to-apply