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After 20 (And 25) Years, Amistad Vows Renewed

by Sebastian Medina-Tayac | Jul 20, 2015 4:30 pm | Comments (10)

Sebastian Medina-Tayac Photo The Amistad Catholic Worker House—the hungry-feeding, injustice-fighting oasis on Rosette Street—usually celebrates its anniversary with a block party with a moon bounce, popcorn, and water sprayed from a fire hydrant on their tight-knit block in the Hill. Sunday the group celebrated its 20th anniversary with a blow-out at Lighthouse Point Park.

Who footed the bill? The New York Police Department.

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City’s Homeless Strategy Overhauled

by Paul Bass | Jul 17, 2015 3:49 pm | Comments (11)

Paul Bass Photo City Hall has changed the way it pays to help house the homeless — cutting $129,725 from the money it gives one agency, while enlisting three other agencies to try new ideas.

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Youth Violence Tack: Walk The Talk

by Finnegan Schick | Jul 9, 2015 2:34 pm | Comments (1)

A brown-bag lunch discussion at City Hall embraced an idea from Boston for reducing violence: citizens walking the streets late at night to talk to the young men hanging out.

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Up From Homelessness

by Staff | Jul 2, 2015 2:49 pm | Comments (2)

As New Haven enters a new phase of tackling homelessness, three people on the front lines charted the way.

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Scholarships Give Teens Something To LEAP For

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 18, 2015 12:49 pm

Stephanie Addenbrooke Photo New Haven lawyer Greg Pepe gave over $10,000 in college education scholarships to deserving high school seniors. Why? In part, to give other students something to LEAP for.

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Community Garden Offers A Green “New Horizon”

by Staff | May 26, 2015 7:54 am | Comments (1)

The United Way sent in these photos and this write-up.

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Project Style Brings Uptown Runway Funk

by Markeshia Ricks | May 11, 2015 4:00 pm | Comments (4)

It wasn’t Saturday night, but movers and shakers were definitely in the spot—or rather the New Haven Lawn Club—for a funky fashion fundraiser for Liberty Community Services.

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BOOST! Marks Five Years In Local Schools

by Aliyya Swaby | May 7, 2015 4:18 pm

Aliyya Swaby Photo Grace Nathman said that behavior referrals at Quinnipiac School more than halved this year, due to the BOOST! program’s help connecting students with additional social-emotional support from community groups.

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Great Give Nets $1.3M

by Staff | May 7, 2015 4:13 pm | Comments (1)

Your email inbox is about to calm down: The 36-hour charitable marathon known as “The Great Give” has ended, with $1.3 million in new money for more local not-for-profits.

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Please Remain On Hold

by Arielle Levin Becker/CT Mirror | Apr 22, 2015 2:50 pm | Comments (3)

Arielle Levin Becker It took an average of 54 minutes for callers to reach a state Department of Social Services worker by phone last month.

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