by Sebastian Medina-Tayac | Jul 20, 2015 4:30 pm | Comments (10)
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.
by Paul Bass | Jul 17, 2015 3:49 pm | Comments (11)
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.
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.
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.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 18, 2015 12:49 pm
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.
by Staff | May 26, 2015 7:54 am | Comments (1)
The United Way sent in these photos and this write-up.
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.
by Aliyya Swaby | May 7, 2015 4:18 pm
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.
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.
by Arielle Levin Becker/CT Mirror | Apr 22, 2015 2:50 pm | Comments (3)
It took an average of 54 minutes for callers to reach a state Department of Social Services worker by phone last month.