Equity and Inclusion

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Multimedia Exhibit Focuses On West Hartford's Diversity

WEST HARTFORD, CT -- A new multimedia exhibit will put West Hartford's diverse population on display. The project was developed over the last year by town employees Roszena Haskins, the town's director of adult and continuing education, and Kerry Jones, director of elementary education, after receiving a $50,000 grant from the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund.

Thursday, December 7, 2017
"Inspiring Equity" Multimedia Exhibit to be Unveiled at West Hartford Town Hall

WEST HARTFORD — When Roszena Haskins and Kerry Jones first heard that their proposed storytelling grant application was approved last November, they were ecstatic. With a $50,000 Inspiring Equity grant from the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, the grant coordinators set out to find a unique approach to bring the community together through the lens of individual and collective stories. Now, one year later, the product of this initiative will be unveiled in a high-tech, multi-media exhibit that will be shared on Dec. 14 and 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Town Hall Auditorium, 50 South Main Street. The exhibit is free and open to all.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Liberty Bank Presents Willard M. Mcrae Community Diversity Award to Lottie Scott

NORWICH, CT -- Liberty Bank has presented Lottie Scott of Norwich with the 2017 Willard M. McRae Community Diversity Award. Scott, a strong community advocate and leader over the last 25 years, received her award from bank officials at a gala reception at the Norwich Inn Wednesday night that was attended by some 100 friends, family members, bank officials, and community leaders.

Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Public Theater Announces New Partnership with Brooklyn College

NEW YORK, NY -- The Public Theater and Brooklyn College announced a new partnership, strengthening both institutions’ deep commitment to fostering the professional development of talented emerging artists and arts administrators. The partnership will invest in nurturing generations of arts leaders whose presence will help diversify the field. This partnership is made possible with the generous support of The Tow Foundation.