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.
Civil Rights, Social Action
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.
Grassroots efforts register voters in some of the region’s lowest performing neighborhoods.
Regional Census Director, State Officials to Discuss Plans
HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Civic Ambassadors Summit, Renewing our Civic Culture on Saturday, December 1, 2018, sponsored by Everyday Democracy, will feature a Keynote by Doug Linkhart, president of the National Civic League.