Yale Promises to Hire More New Haveners

Street pressure by New Haven Rising and the community-labor coalition paid off, as New Haven’s largest employer,  Yale University, announced it will hire 1,000 New Haveners over the next three years. See article for more information: www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/yale_promises_to_hire_more_new_haveners/

New Haven Rising campaigns for Access to Good Jobs

CCNE sister organization, New Haven Rising, leads campaign for good jobs Read more in these press articles: Rally Seeks Local Hiring for Living Wage Jobs (NH Independent) Campaign Demands Better Job Access (Yale Daily News) Group Pushes for More Jobs for Minorities, New Haven Residents (NH Register) Access to Jobs (I Love New Haven blog) […]

CCNE activists participate in mass civil disobedience for immigration reform

On October 8, 2013 twenty activists from New Haven and Hartford traveled to the Washington, DC to join nearly 15,000 immigrant rights advocates from across the country for the “Camino Americano” March for Dignity & Respect. Taking part in a 200-person civil disobedience to push for fair immigration reform were members of CCNE, CT Citizen Action Group […]

The Fight to Cure a Community’s Ills

The Fight to Cure a Community’s Ills: How An Innovative Alliance Forced Yale-new Haven Hospital To Help Its Impoverished Neighborhood As Part Of A Plan For A New Cancer Center May 21, 2006 | By JOEL LANG | Hartford Courant Download the PDF:  The Fight to Cure a Community’s Ills Or read the article online: […]

Piping Up: Employees, prepare to meet your employers (Jobs Pipeline)

“Piping Up,” by Sam Bendinelli Yale Herald, September 21, 2012 The story of New Haven in the last decade is a tale of two cities. Most visibly, and especially since the recession took hold, there has been high unemployment. New Haven’s rate has hovered between three and five percentage points above the national average, and […]

Advocates Call For CT To Move Forward With A Public Option

“Advocates Call For CT To Move Forward With A Public Option In Wake Of Decision” by Christine Stuart | Jun 28, 2012 CT News Junkie During a celebration of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Patient and Affordable Care Act, religious leaders and health care advocates called on Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to embrace a […]

2,000 join “Let’s Get to Work” march for Jobs Pipeline, good jobs at Yale

On April 25th nearly 2,000 came together to fight for good jobs and strong communities for all at the “Let’s Get to Work” march and rally. Students, union and non-union workers, unemployed residents, clergy, Church Street South families, retirees and many others marched from the New Haven green to the Yale medical school in support of a Jobs […]

New Hope for New Haven

We’re in the Nation! Paul Bass’s in-depth article on the the recent shift in power at the city level and the many challenges we’re now working to overcome discusses CCNE in the context of the broader community, labor, clergy movement for economic and social justice in New Haven. http://www.thenation.com/article/165867/new-hope-new-haven-connecticut   “New Hope for New Haven, […]