Cross-Sectoral

Radical Partners

Radical Partners is a social-impact accelerator focused on growing organizations working to address community challenges, convening community stakeholders to promote collective impact, and mobilizing the community to generate solutions to pressing city issues. Its 100 Great Ideas initiative relies on social media to garner opinions about how to address serious community challenges, and then shares top ideas with decision-makers who have the power to act. It also runs numerous leadership development programs, including a social entrepreneur “boot camp” focused on scaling the impact of local leaders.

New Haven Works

New Haven Works is a partnership between government, community, labor, and the private sector to strengthen the middle class in New Haven. In 2013, major employers, unions, and elected city officials collaborated to create New Haven Works, a city-wide partnership to ensure that regional employers and businesses have access to a local talent pool and that qualified city residents have access to good jobs. New Haven Works is an implementing partner in Yale University's three-year commitment of hiring 1,000 New Haven residents, of which 500 reside in low-income neighborhoods. Read more about New Haven Works...