HARTFORD, CT -- The CT Civic Ambassadors Initiative is part of the Connecticut Civic Health Project, which aims at building partnerships and collaboration to strengthen ‘civic health’ in Connecticut.
Civil Rights, Social Action
NEW CANAAN, CT -- The Tow Foundation's involvment in the News Integrity Initiative is mentioned in this Inside Philanthropy article about philanthropy combating "fake news."
HARTFORD, CT -- On Thursday, May 18 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and its Latino Endowment Fund will present a conversation on our first amendment in action at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. The Featured keynote address will be given by Alberto Ibargüen, president, CEO and a trustee of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
NEW LONDON, CT -- In the face of cyclical defunding of the arts, Maryam Elahi, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, editorializes about the importance of the arts to all and encourages their support. The foundation will host a community conversation on “Do the Arts Matter?” at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Blaustein building at Connecticut College, New London as part of a "Thriving Communities" civil discourse series.
NEW LONDON, CT -- The "Thriving Communities" series soon to be launched by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut invites the public to four open meetings with a tone of "safe civil discourse" about matters all can agree are urgent, even if not yet on how to resolve them.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- Replica Solitary Confinement Cell Project: “Inside the Box,” created by the The National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT), is a replica solitary confinement cell project that encourages the public to sit inside a ten-foot by twelve-foot replica solitary confinement cell. The cell will be open to the public from January 30 to February 18, 2017.