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Working Cities Challenge
DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) will announce the launch of Cora’s Kids, a program to invest $1 million over the next 3-5 years to support new family childcare centers in Danbury at a press event on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 9:00 am at the Danbury Fair Mall Center Court.
MIDDLETOWN, CT -- Kevin Wilhelm of Middlesex United Way announced that Middletown has won the Boston Federal Reserve Working Cities Challenge, which promotes economic growth throughout cities in Connecticut, as well as other parts of New England. This grant provides $450,000 in a multi-year commitment to support the implementation of different strategies and resources to help single parents in need begin their journey toward financial stability and economic independence.
DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut and the City of Danbury celebrated their successful application for a $450,000 Working Cities Challenge grant. The City's 10-year plan to reduce poverty in Danbury by 30 percent will be aided by the grant. Their three-part strategy includes building trust among immigrants and minorities, improving the quality of affordable childcare, and coordinating the city’s English language programs so that more people can use them.
HARTFORD, CT -- Hartford is among five cities in Connecticut to win a competition for grants of $450,000 that will fund programs focused on increasing opportunities for low- and moderate-income residents. In addition to Hartford, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston will announce Tuesday that Danbury, East Hartford, Middletown and Waterbury were selected as winners of the “Working Cities Challenge.”
DANBURY, CT -- Danbury has won the Working Cities Challenge put forth by the Boston Federal Reserve and been awarded $450,000 in a multi-year commitment to improve the lives of low- and moderate-income residents.