A Closer Look: October 2016

During the month of October, our focus is on civic vitality organizations that advocate for social justice and provide services for domestic animals. These nonprofits (below) are highlighted as part of the "Closer Look" series, which runs through September 2017.

See the full schedule for "A Closer Look" by monthly theme here.

Learn more about the other nonprofits on giveGreater.org that promote civic vitality in our region. 

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More recent data has been compiled in the Greater New Haven Community Index 2016 and Valley Community Index: Understanding the Valley Region.


Social Justice Organizations 

From advocating for policy changes, to representing disadvantaged individuals, to marshalling collective action on issues, many Greater New Haven organizations work to advance the ideals of social justice. Read more in this month's featured Info Brief, Seeking Justice through Advocacy and Community Organizing.


Beulah Heights First Pentecostal Church (Social Integration Program)

Center for Children's Advocacy

Children's Law Center of Connecticut

Community Mediation

Congregation B'nai Jacob

Congregations Organized for a New Connecticut

Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance

Connecticut Veterans Legal Center
Connecticut Voices for Children
Connecticut Women's Consortium
Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund

EMERGE Connecticut

Starfishgirl Anti-Stalking Campaign
True Colors

Victim Rights Center of Connecticut

Women of Power Network

IRIS-Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services
AIDS Project New Haven
American Foundation for the Blind
Women and Family Life Center
Covenant to Care for Children
JUNTA for Progressive Action
Urban League Of Southern Connecticut


Animal Organizations

Pets offer many health and social benefits. Throughout Greater New Haven, shelters, animal agencies, and advocates are working hard to humanely care for domestic animals and find them a new home. Read more in this month's featured Info Brief, Protecting Our Pets: A Mutually Beneficial Arrangement.


Animal Haven 

Greater New Haven Cat Project

Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter

Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind

Friends of Animals

Sunshine Golden Retriever Rescue Corp.

American Anti-Vivisection Society

America's VetDogs - The Veteran's K-9 Corps.