SHANGHAI, CHINA -- Fifteen high school students from Connecticut and 20 high school students from Shanghai, China, will participate in the fourth annual Junior Achievement (JA) international exchange program, JA Global Connection, sponsored by United Technologies Corp.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Open Society Foundation’s Emma Lazarus II Fund has officially granted $100,000 to The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (CFGNH) on behalf of the Immigrant Strategic Funders Collaborative for Connecticut (The Collaborative) for the period that began on November 1, 2015 and continues through December 31, 2016.
BLOOMFIELD, CT -- Feeding Children Everywhere has partnered with Cigna to send much needed food to children all over the world. Instead of working in their offices, 1,200 Cigna employees worked on a food assembly line to help put meals together that are paid for by Cigna.
WALLINGFORD, CT -- The first-in-the-nation Junior Achievement (JA) international exchange program – JA Global Connection – sponsored by United Technologies, wrapped up a year-long venture in August. Twenty high school students from Wallingford, Conn., accompanied by program organizers, traveled to Shanghai Fudan University to spend 10 days with their Shanghai counterparts participating in workshops focused on topics including business leadership, ethics and entrepreneurship.