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Tableau to Donate $100 Million through Tableau Foundation to Help Solve Global Challenges

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Today at the Tableau Conference in New Orleans, Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) announced its commitment to grant $100 million in software, training, and financial support through Tableau Foundation between now and the year 2025. The company is pledging to help more people use data to take on some of the world's toughest challenges including global health, poverty, equality, and climate change. This commitment includes an equity donation of $25 million by Tableau early next year to fund the Foundation's work.

(Cloe Poisson / Hartford Courant)

In Hartford, A Few Blocks Can Make All The Difference For Children Growing Out Of Poverty

Friday, October 5, 2018

Developers broke ground last month one of the biggest elements of the Promise Zone plan, revitalizing the long-vacant M. Swift & Sons factory to create an employment and training hub for residents of the 3-square-mile area, which encompasses the Clay Arsenal, Northeast and Upper Albany neighborhoods.

That project is led by Elliott, director of the North Hartford Partnership of New Haven-based Community Solutions. Now, she’s looking for her team’s next project in the neighborhood by tracking evictions and abandoned buildings, 911 calls and housing code violations.

Community Solutions President Rosanne Haggerty

Interview with Rosanne Haggerty

Monday, October 1, 2018
In such a booming economy, why is homelessness spiking and affordable housing reaching a crisis in many U.S. cities?
Homelessness is not spiking everywhere, but I would say it’s the failure of housing policy and practice to adapt quickly to changing demographics and dynamics.

A former Connecticut factory will transform into a job incubator

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The Swift Gold Leaf Factory in Hartford, Connecticut, will be converted into a major community job incubator by New York-based nonprofit Community Solutions and Massachusetts design firm Bruner/Cott Architects. The $34-million adaptive reuse project aims to spur investment in the low-income neighborhood of Northeast Hartford and bring restaurant industry job opportunities to a place where the unemployment rate has hit 26 percent in recent years. 

Rendering of the Livonia 4 development in Brownsville, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Neighborhood Set to Get 900 Affordable Apartments as Part of $1 Billion Plan

Thursday, July 26, 2018

New York City has selected three developers to build nearly 900 apartments on three city-owned lots in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Brownsville as part of a $1 billion revitalization plan for area.

The proposals outlined in the Brownsville Plan’s one-year progress report, which was released Thursday, focus on affordable housing, job creation, new community facilities and public spaces.

 

Hartford's Swift Factory Renovation Aimed At Providing Jobs For Neighborhood

Thursday, July 19, 2018
A $34 million renovation of the long-vacant M. Swift & Sons factory in Hartford is now under construction and will bring jobs and new businesses to the Northeast neighborhood.
 
But after years of planning, a challenge remains: fully selling the neighborhood of African-Americans and Latinos on the food business and incubator project.
 
“Looking at the trends around the nation, gentrification was a big issue, a concern that this would drive up property values, tax rates, people would start to lose their houses,” said John J.

St. Louis joins national ‘Built for Zero’ initiative to bring veteran homelessness to zero

Friday, July 13, 2018
Seeking shelter from summer’s sweltering hot temperatures doesn’t always come easy; especially for those people who are less fortunate.
 
But the City of St. Louis wants to change that, permanently.
 
Joining more than 70 communities across the nation, it’s the city’s newest approach that will use person-specific real-time data to monitor the homeless population so that chronic and veteran homelessness is one day down to zero.

Quicken Loans Partners with Community Solutions to End Veteran Homelessness

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
At Quicken Loans, our number one priority is helping people get into homes. As an organization that believes in doing well by doing good, it’s time we leverage that expertise to help solve a serious issue: veteran homelessness.
 
We’re partnering with Community Solutions, a national leader in ending both veteran and chronic homelessness, on their Built for Zero initiative. Built for Zero is a national change effort that is designed to help committed U.S.

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