TORRINGTON, CT -- The Women & Girls Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded a grant of $1,245 to Northwest Connecticut YMCA to support citizenship classes, including ESL and civics instruction for mothers and daughters.
Civil Rights, Social Action
NEW CANAAN, CT -- The Grace Farms Foundation, a Connecticut-based organization, announced today its new initiative to raise awareness about the use of forced labor in the manufacture of building products.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has committed $1 Million to the Debate 2020 Local Organizing Committee to secure the selection of the City of Hartford as a site for the 2020 Presidential Debate.
HARTFORD, CT -- The documentary, “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom,” was shown at a special preview at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, in a showing coordinated by the Amistad Center for Art and Culture, Comcast, and the Smithsonian Channel. It marked the third year that Comcast has joined with the Amistad Center and Smithsonian Channel to bring a special presentation to Hartford during Black History month.
CORNWALL BRIDGE, CT -- The Civic Life Project, which has successfully developed civic engagement, cross-cultural understanding, and social responsibility among high school students since 2010, has received a grant of $6,000 from The Buchanan Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation to adapt and expand its existing program for middle schools.