Policy News

Friday, November 3, 2017
500 Kids Fleeing Hurricane Maria's Wrath Now in CT Schools

HARTFORD, CT -- At least 500 children who fled hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico are now attending public schools throughout Connecticut. Most of them – 85 percent – showed up in the state’s lowest-achieving districts, which already are grappling with high concentrations of high-need students.

Friday, September 15, 2017
CCP Update - DACA Renewal Scholarships

HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's update from September 15, 2017 gives information about two sources of DACA renewal scholarships for eligible students.

Thursday, September 14, 2017
CCP Update - Disaster Relief - DACA - Johnson Amendment/Census Funding

HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's update from September 14, 2017 gives information, resources and learning opportunities related to: disaster relief, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Johnson Amendment & Census Funding.

Thursday, September 7, 2017
CCP Policy Update - September 7, 2017

HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's public policy update from the Septeber 7, 2017 ebrief includes information about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); a RALLY to Protect Nonprofit Services; and the State Charity Officials Letter to Congress: Keep the Johnson Amendment.

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