On Day Two of a February break tour of Southern colleges and universities, high-schoolers who work at LEAP checked out Albany State University and Fort Valley State University. Two of the students offered the following write-ups:
Operators of a Grand Avenue homeless shelter looking to move around the block will have to wait at least another month before the zoning board can vote on its relocating request. The reason for the delay: missing paperwork, and an incomplete application.
Are you concerned about the country’s direction and want to discuss foreign policy with a former assistant secretary of state? Or would you rather reflect on Einstein with one of the foremost scholars of his life?
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plans to privatize 40 group homes and lay off nearly 500 Department on Developmental Services employees next year — as well as union efforts to block those actions — have stalled temporarily, but have not gone away.
New Haven’s largest philanthropic foundation intends to help not-for-profits cover more general overhead expenses, help local for-profit businesses create jobs, and help immigrants in the face of a threatened federal crackdown in the year ahead.