Citizen Contributions

Literacy Coalition Welcomes New Colleague, Previews Forum

by Josiah Brown | Aug 30, 2016 10:17 pm

Josiah Brown, a volunteer member of the board of the Literacy Coalition of Greater New Haven, sent in this release.

The Literacy Coalition of Greater New Haven recently welcomed a new colleague to its volunteer board of directors.  Genevive Walker, director of programs for the Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology (ConnCAT), joined the Coalition board this summer.  Previously, she served as executive director for the Greater New Haven Help Alliance and co-developed and facilitated the Youth Initiative Summer Leadership Program of New Haven.  A longtime resident of Connecticut originally from New Haven, she is a former teacher in both the New Haven and Hamden Public School systems.

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Donuts For Dad

by Staff | Jun 19, 2016 12:41 pm | Comments (1)

Contributed Photos The following story and these photos were submitted by Veronica Douglas-Givan.

Proud fathers, uncles, father figures, along with members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and the New Haven Police Department packed two kindergarten classrooms at Edgewood Magnet School in celebration of Father’s Day and a very special event entitled, “Donuts for Dads Day.”

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Foote School Celebrates Centennial

by Staff | May 19, 2016 7:05 am

Contributed Photos Andy Bromage of the Foote School sent in the following report. (Here’s a previous story about the school’s milestone and history.)

The Foote School celebrated its centennial on May 13-15 with a weekend of festivities and learning opportunities for alumni, faculty, parents, students and friends. Nearly 1,000 people attended the three-day celebration, traveling from as far away as Canada, England and China to ring in the school’s 100th birthday

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