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.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
HARTFORD, CT -- This year, Everyday Democracy launched the first annual Paul and Joyce Aicher Leadership in Democracy Award, which will honor its founders, and people and organizations whose work embodies their vision with a $10,000 cash award. The award winner will be announced November 15th.
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.
HARTFORD, CT -- Patricia Baker, president and CEO of the Connecticut Health Foundation, blogs ... "Connecticut is one of the healthiest states in the country. We can be proud of this, but must also be conscious that there is more to the story: People of color do not share the same positive health indicators white Connecticut residents enjoy."
Last week the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy penned a response to the riots in Charlottesville. We want to share other thoughtful and supportive statements from CCP members and local and national colleagues.
HARTFORD, CT -- On behalf of the staff and board of Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, Judith Meyers, board chair, Michael Johnston, board vice chair, and Karla Fortunato, president, have penned the following response to the riots in Charlottesville.