Youth Development

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Foundation Awards Grants to Bolster Community Organizing in Waterbury

WATERBURY, CT -- Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded a total of $13,000 to four Waterbury-based organizations working to engage people in historically marginalized communities through sharing information, opening new avenues for cultural expression, and growing opportunities for active civic participation.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Camp LiveGirl Celebrates Five Years With Leadership Skill-building Work at New Canaan High School

NEW CANAAN, CT -- The fifth annual Camp LiveGirl brought together 130 girls from across Connecticut, including girls from as far away as the Waterbury Boys & Girls Club and the Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants. The New Canaan Community Foundation, the Connecticut Community Foundation, the Grace J. Fippinger Foundation, and Refinitiv funded camp scholarships.

Thursday, July 11, 2019
2019 Summer Youth Employment Program Will Serve More Than 1,000 Young People in Greater Hartford

HARTFORD, CT -- With the support of up to $2.1 million (depending on number of students participating) from the City of Hartford (up to $1,000,000), the State of Connecticut/Connecticut Department of Labor (up to $696,000), and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (up to $526,000), the 2019 Summer Youth Employment Learning Program will serve more than 1,000 participants in Hartford and up to 1,500 throughout the region. 

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