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Finding Balance In Unstable Times: A Yogi’s Journey

Finding Balance In Unstable Times: A Yogi’s Journey

In celebration of the Summer Solstice and International Yoga Day, we are sharing a conversation with one of our evaluators, Dr. Sandra Sheppard, who decided to take up yoga instructor training during quarantine. 1. How long have you been practicing yoga? Turns out,...

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A Message From CCNY’s Executive Director

A Message From CCNY’s Executive Director

We at CCNY, Inc. are committed to racial equity and social justice.  This is reflected in our core values of information, inclusion, and integrity and applies to both our internal community and the community in which we live, work, and play.  Through...

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Get To Know CCNY’s Sandra Sheppard

What do you like to do in your spare time?  Bike, DIY around the house, hike, knit, run, swim, volunteer (Habitat for Humanity Buffalo/ Cape Cod), yoga. What inspires you? Asset-based community-development and social justice. Why are you in non-profit work? What...

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Happy Graduation!

In the midst of global tumult and uncertainty, CCNY would like to take the time to recognize and thank all of our interns, past and present, for their hard work. In addition to our new data engineer, three of them recently completed their Master's degrees. Please join...

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Thoughts On Acclimating To A New Job During A Pandemic

Thoughts On Acclimating To A New Job During A Pandemic

Ordinarily, during the first week of a new job, you wouldn’t expect to be walking out of the office with a box filled with your belongings and still be getting a paycheck… read on to learn about how three of our most recent hires have been coping with #quarantinelife....

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Return to Work During COVID-19 Webinar This Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM, Sheri L Mooney, Esq., President and CEO of Mind Squad HR, and Child & Family Services EAP’s own Megan Andrews, EAP Assistant Director, and Julie Loesch, Esq., EAP Director will be presenting Return to Work During COVID-19:...

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April Online Wraparound Trainings (2nd Round)

April Online Wraparound Trainings (2nd Round)

Following a successful remote workaround implemented by everybody's favorite trainers, Sherry, Katie, and Alana, CCNY is gearing up for our second round of High-Fidelity Wraparound trainings!   As an alternative to our usual in-person 3-day course, CCNY is offering a...

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CCNY Launches Nurturing Parent Program In Erie County

In order to better address the urgent need for more evidence-based parenting services within Erie County, CCNY has, thanks to the generosity of the Health and Tower Foundations, begun implementing an evidence-based parenting program called Nurturing Parent Program...

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Calling All Data Analysts: We’re Hiring!

The CCNY family is growing: could you be the apple of our eye?     Duties   ● Extracting, transforming, and loading data to and from different internal and external environments ● Provide clean, organized, accessible data to team members who analyze...

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Andrea’s Paid Paid Vacation

Andrea’s Paid Paid Vacation

In 2017, CCNY launched a new Paid Paid Vacation perk in an effort to boost employee wellness.  On a bi-monthly basis, a random name is drawn from a pool of full-time staff.  Once a name is pulled, that person must take two days off with an added bonus of $300 to use...

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It’s 2020: Resolve To Be More Connected

Looking for more ways to make a difference in your community?  January is National Mentoring Month and our Senior Evaluation Associate, Jessica Tufte, may have just the opportunity for you. "Buffalo String Works is an organization that provides free music...

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Calling All Data Engineers

Calling All Data Engineers

CCNY, Inc. is recruiting for our newest Data Engineer.  We are looking for you if you enjoy the design, development, and implementation of data systems that drive organizational improvement. We are a non-profit in Buffalo, NY that supports organizations to...

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We’re Hiring!

CCNY, Inc. is recruiting for our newest Evaluation Associate.  We are looking for you if you enjoy collecting, analyzing, and reporting data that drive organizational improvement. We are a non-profit in Buffalo NY that supports organizations to seamlessly...

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AEA Conference Wrap-Up

Our evaluators are back from Minneapolis and have much to share about their conference experience! The AEA conference in Minneapolis was a great experience. What I liked about the AEA is the ability to craft your own schedule.  In doing so, I tailored my agenda...

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Vikram’s PPV

In 2017, CCNY launched an employee wellness initiative called Paid Paid Vacation (PPV).  Every quarter, full-time staff here are entered into a draw for a chance to win $300 to be used towards something fun (as in, not bills) during a two-day vacation.  Those days are...

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New Arounja Updates!

CCNY is pleased to unveil two brand-new Arounja features: location check-in and resource rating.  Arounja users can now log their visits to any given organization listed in our database as well as rate the quality of the service(s) they received. We've also added over...

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Applications Now Open For 21st Century Fund

The 21st Century Fund, a fund and giving circle of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, is now accepting applications from non-profit organizations for its 2019-2020 grant cycle.  Applications must be submitted online at www.21stcenturyfund.org and are due on...

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Doug’s Paid Paid Vacation

Yoderland ATV Park Almost three years ago, CCNY started an initiative called Paid Paid Vacation (PPV) to help foster company wellness.  Every quarter, full-time staff here are entered into a draw for a chance to win $300 to be used towards something fun (as in,...

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CCNY Presenting At AEA Conference This November!

We're pleased to announce that our Evaluation team will be presenting three sessions at this year's American Evaluation Association (AEA) conference in Minneapolis! Our evaluators will be discussing:  Fidelity Measuring Tools & Their Implementation (Jessica,...

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Alana’s Paid Paid Vacation

Being the concert lover that I am, I was thrilled to use my Paid Paid Vacation to attend back-to-back shows. First, I did an overnight in Pittsburgh with my fiancé and soon-to-be in-laws for Jeff Lynne's ELO as well as some sightseeing around the city.  Despite...

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New Fellowship Opportunity!

Applications are now being accepted for The John R. Oishei Foundation and Rockwood Leadership Institute's new Fellowship for Leaders of Color.  This Art of Leadership (AoL) training is designed to build and strengthen critical personal and organizational...

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Freaky Friday!

CCNY recently entered the Twilight Zone, or at least Buffalo's version of it. Our Vendor Coordinator, Alana, who was recommended by her predecessor, Amanda, for the position turns out to be second cousins once removed with her! Even more amusingly, they both only...

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