Crime/Courts/Legal Services

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Bridging Boundaries for Connecticut’s Incarcerated Dads and Their Families

HARTFORD, CT -- In December 2016, a group of 11 fathers spent a few hours with their 18 kids. In preparation for the event, the fathers made cards and memory boxes for their kids, picked out books to read and give to their children and prepared songs to sing as a group. These fathers were part of a class of dads participating in a special “Dads and Kids” initiative at the Cybulski Reintegration Center in Enfield. The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is one of several local and national sponsors of the Judy Dworin Performance Project, Bridging Boundaries, and Dads and Kids.

Friday, March 10, 2017
6th Annual Greater Hartford Reentry Employment and Resource Fair “Access to employment opportunities for Returning Citizens”

HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation was pleased to sponsor the 6th Annual Greater Hartford Reentry Employment and Resource Fair at the Hartford Marriott Downtown on Tuesday, March 7. The Greater Hartford Reentry Council in partnership with the Chrysalis Center hosted the event which featured representatives from over 20 Greater Hartford Employers as well as more than 30 community organizations and state agency programs that provide support for people who are returning to the community after a criminal conviction.

Friday, September 9, 2016
Community Foundation Shines Light on Incarceration Injustices

NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s strategic work to create a welcoming community underpinned yesterday’s Convening entitled EMERGING: Life After Incarceration featuring author and director, Shaka Senghor.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
United Labor Agency Receives Hartford Foundation Grant for Individualized Immigration and Employment Assistance

HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut has the fastest growing and one of the largest populations of foreign-born residents in the country. According to 2014 U.S. Census statistics, Hartford County has an immigrant population of 132,944, of which 63,242 are not U.S. citizens. This multicultural population is often in need of assistance in navigating the incredibly complex immigration pathways to naturalization or temporary/permanent residency.