Marianne Engelman Lado sits in on the radio show. Screengrab courtesy of Soundcloud.com
Mornings With Mubarakah: In 2019, Mornings with Mubarakah Radio was awarded a grant of $1,000 from the Greater New Haven Green Fund to work on an interview project for the radio show, bringing awareness to women leading environmental justice and health movements.
Photo courtesy of New Haven Urban Resources Initiative Twitter page
New Haven Urban Resources Initiative (URI): In 2017, the New Haven Urban Resources Initiative received $7,500 from the Greater New Haven Green Fund to support their project, “Growing Involvement Via (new) Engagement Strategies” (GIVES). The goal of this project was to bring in more volunteers to URI’s community greenspace sites. The Community Greenspace program enables residents to identify priority areas to plant trees, shrubs and flowers and provides the tools and resources to implement tangible changes to the landscape.
During summer 2017, URI engaged 843 volunteers in Community Greenspace workdays, which totaled 4,523 hours of volunteer community service. In addition to engaging a large number of volunteers in the community, URI also held five workshops. These included one pruning workshop, one tree identification workshop, one perennial swap and transplant training, one tree planting training, and one general orientation training for new program participants.
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