In 2014–15, the Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving focused on the issue of English Language Learners (ELL)* through a series of forums. This report examines what they learned and highlights the opportunities and the challenges of increased cultural and linguistic diversity.
Foundation Center's new online portal serves as a hub of information about education philanthropy.
View the slide deck from CCP's April 30 Annual Meeting and Philanthropy Awards: Session 2, "Educational Equity in Connecticut Schools," presented by Susan Eaton, Research Director at the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School.
Looking at the grim picture of central city Hartford and Bridgeport when desegregation efforts began and considering the odds against the creation of new models in a time when civil rights were shrinking, what has been accomplished in Connecticut is a victory over great odds. It is also an example of the way there can be change that expands the possibilities for all and enriches the communities.
WATERBURY, CT -- November 12-13 certainly were exciting days for all of us at Connecticut Community Foundation. In conjunction with our 90th Anniversary, we hosted our first online giving challenge, Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills.
Nellie Mae Foundation President and CEO Nick Donohue sat down with Learning Lab to talk about the Foundation’s investments. Donohue’s focus is “student-centered learning,” which he says can improve student drop-out rates and better prepare students for post-secondary education.