Chatham Square Neighborhood

A Diverse Fair Haven Community with Historic Homes and a Beautiful Waterfront

History was made yesterday in King's Block - a Fair Haven house on the corner of Grand Ave and Front St (Thank you Carol Cheney)

Creation of New Haven Mayor's Task Force on Social Web as announced yesterday in Fair Haven


Our neighbor from Fair Haven Sean Matteson - The City Mayor's Chief of Staff was representing Mayor John DeStefano and came with a historical announcement of creation a Mayor's Task Force On Social Web.

A Founding Meeting for Mayor's Social Web Task Force will be held at City Hall next week - Join us 9:30 am Tuesday 07.20.2010 @ New Haven City Hall (directions).

As city government works, most action items get done through the Mayor's Chief of Staff and his deputies.

When the Social Web Week organizers first approached City Hall, it was Sean himself who insisted that collaborations between our social web and the Mayor's office be, beyond symbolic, substantive and outcome-oriented.

This is an unprecedented opportunity. In what other city, where else is this happening? It's in our hands what to make of it.

Points to prep and ponder between now and Tuesday:

  • People, Sectors, Stakeholders As with our social web, the task force is all about people. What New Haven sectors/stakeholders should be represented? For each, who do we know is a good connector and facilitator, and above all has a no nonsense get-it-done ethic we can count on?
  • Outcomes The task force needs to be a get-it-done body. What common vision initiatives can we focus on that are important to all of us in New Haven? What kind of outcomes can we attach to those initiatives?
  • Timelines We got GoogleHaven done in 14 days, Social Web Week CT in 40 days, this tipping point in 100 days. Whatever outcomes we set sight on, we're counting days - questions is how many?

MORE DETAILS ON SOCIAL WEB WEEK WEBSITE: http://socialwebct.com/Vision

Vision is not written in a vacuum, but rather as a reflection of the what is and has been as they point to what can be. Is this an accurate mirror of where we've been in the last 100 days, and the farthest reaches we can still go?

We have a vision of New Haven as a shining city of the social web: a place unlike any where community and technology make connections, conversations, and collaborations across our diversity of people, sectors and stakeholders happen as a matter of everyday life; where common ground can thus be forged and won, and mighty things dared and done - not in years, but in days.

Video: Here's Mayor John DeStefano and EDC CEO Anne Haynes on that vision...


Views: 7

Comment

You need to be a member of Chatham Square Neighborhood to add comments!

Join Chatham Square Neighborhood

Welcome (Bienvenido, Benvenuto, Powitanie, Bonjour! Willkomme,歡迎, ברוךהבא أهلا وسهلا, Bonvenon) to Chatham Square online.

                   ~~~

traducción, traduzione, tłumaczenie, traduction, Übersetzung, 翻译, תרגום أهلا ترجمة, traduko

                    

                       

Explore Living Here

Waterfront Living

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Urban Specialist Realtors

47 High St.

203.787.7800

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Find local homes for sale

Five star senior community with a tradition of quality care

118 Clinton Avenue

203.562.7222

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

20 Grand Avenue, New Haven

Local Places to Eat

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Buen Gusto Restaurant

 379 Grand Avenue

203.772.3577

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

El Coqui Restaurant

286 Grand Avenue

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Grand Apizza Restaurant

111 Grand Avenue

203.624.7646 or

203.624.9320

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Cositas Deliciosas

271 Grand Avenue

203.782.4757

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

La Molienda Peruvian Restaurant

113 Grand Avenue

203.562.0675

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Salsa's Authentic

Mexican Restaurant

99 Grand Avenue

203.752.1265

Fair Haven Pharmacy

OPEN 7 Days a week. Lowest Prices Guaranteed. 10% discount on over the counter products if you mention CSNA.

Fair Haven Community Health Care

Once again Fair Haven Community Health Care has been recognized as a high achieving health center by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA), and has received the gold level designation. This places FHCHC in the top 10% of the 1,400 community health centers across the country and reflects our strong commitment to high quality clinical care. The full announcement can be found here.

We are proud and happy to have FHCHC as a community partner and a major employer in our community. 

Changing the odds for Children and Families

Making our Neighborhood beautiful one garden at a time

City of New Haven

Canoes, Kayaks & more at:

Imagine. Inform. Invest. Inspire.

© 2019   Created by Lee Cruz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service