Civil Rights, Social Action
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.
HARTFORD, CT -- CCP gives an update about news of proposed regulations that would curtail the right to assemble on federal land.
HARTFORD, CT -- Everyday Democracy is accepting applications for its Community Change Leaders Cohort through November 2, 2018.
HARTFORD, CT -- CCP gives updates on civic engagement efforts by Connecticut funders and nonprofits (two events are on October 3, so register today!); and current Federal developments on: the Public Charge for Immigrants; regulations in response to the SALT workarounds; and the Johnson Amendment.
NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County's Community Foundation (FCCF) in Connecticut, is pairing mini-grants to local nonprofits with programming to encourage voter registration prior to November 6. FCCF’s Get Out the Vote program is its first foray into voter engagement, and it reflects this community funder’s new commitment to advocacy and public policy work. Inside Philanthropy reviews FCCF's Get Out the Vote program and mentions the new statewide funder collaborative for civic engagement currently being driven by the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.