Civil Rights, Social Action

Immigration Advocacy Toolkit

Bolder Advocacy, has collected all their resources in one place to support immigrant rights advocacy groups working on policy goals ranging from federal policy reform to voter mobilization.

Philanthropy’s Role in a Healthy Democracy

Maggie Gunther Osborn, President of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy was published in the Connecticut Association of Nonprofits, September 2014 member magazine, Nonprofit Advantage.

Freedom Funders: Philanthropy and the Civil Rights Movement, 1955-1965

In recognition of the continued relevance of Civil Rights landmark legislation – and the work still left to do to end discrimination and injustice of all kinds – the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) released "Freedom Funders: Philanthropy and the Civil Rights Movement, 1955-1965."

Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments

Access the website for The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments, a public agency with representatives from twenty-three towns, cities and boroughs formed to provide a basis for intergovernmental cooperation in dealing with a wide range of issues facing Southeastern Connecticut.

Monday, February 25, 2019
The Green Book Has Hartford Debut – Documentary Tells Real Story of Guide to Freedom Through Segregated America

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.

Monday, February 25, 2019
Civic Life Project Receives Grant From Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation to Develop Pilot Middle School Program

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.

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