Business/Labor/ Economic Development

Female Leaders Meet

by Staff | Apr 13, 2018 12:06 pm

Yale-China Association, which is part of the official New Haven delegation visiting China to cement a new sister-city relationship with Changsha and try to attract new investment in New Haven, sent the following photos and write-ups from the trip.

Contributed photosMayor Toni Harp, the first woman mayor of New Haven, was welcomed to Hong Kong today by Ms. Carrie Lam, chief executive of the Hong Kong S.A.R. Also in the meeting were (left to right) Marc Camille, president of Albertus Magnus College, David Youtz, president of Yale-China Association, Althea Norcott, representing New-Haven Sister Cities, and Andrew Wolf, New Haven director of arts, tourism and culture.

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From The Forbidden City ...

by Staff | Apr 11, 2018 2:37 pm | Comments (1)

Yale-China Association, which is part of the official New Haven delegation visiting China to cement a new sister-city relationship with Changsha and try to attract new investment in New Haven, sent the following photos and write-ups from the trip.

Courtesy Yale In ChinaThe New Haven delegation visited Yali Middle School where they had a rich exchange of ideas and information on Changsha and New Haven. In the photo, Andy Wolf, Director of Arts, Culture, and Tourism for the City of New Haven, is talking with Yali Middle School students about the vibrant cultural, arts, and culinary culture in New Haven.

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Fundraiser Will Challenge “Ovarian Lottery”

by David Sepulveda | Apr 2, 2018 12:23 pm

Courtesy MarycareFrom groundbreaking to the laying of its foundation, to seeing cinderblock walls rise to support a pitched frame and the steel roof that would cover it, Westville and some New Haven supporters have cheered every stage of construction of a new health clinic located more than 5,000 miles away —  one which they helped make happen.

Now there’s more work to do.

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Two Teachers Face History —& The Grief After Violence

by Brian Slattery | Jan 4, 2018 4:20 pm | Comments (5)

Melissa Bailey PhotoTwo men, Tommy and Petesy, stand on a stage. They’re side by side, but an ocean apart. Tommy’s a boxer in New Haven who’s taken a couple punches. Petesy is a tall man whose life in Belfast, Northern Ireland has made him smaller. They’re cousins who grew up seeing each other now and again. But they’re writing each other now because they’ve both lost a son to violence, and neither of them knows exactly how to go on.

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Pols Seize On Loosening Gun Lobby Grip

by Brian Slattery and Markeshia Ricks | Oct 6, 2017 3:19 pm | Comments (9)

Markeshia Ricks PhotoNew Haven’s Congressional delegation joined more than 100 anti-gun violence advocates on the steps of the New Haven Police Department Friday morning to call on federal lawmakers to support what they say are common-sense gun policy reforms, including a ban on bump stock devices and expanded background check rules.

Just before that event, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy visited the WNHH studio to talk about gun control, Iran and North Korea, and the response to Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico to create a picture of the ways in which the current administration is “truly and frighteningly groundbreaking” in its handling of challenges and crises.

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