Connecticut Advocates Blast DeVos For Saying Schools Can Welcome ICE

By ANA RADELAT | ctmirror Immigration advocates in the state and the Connecticut office of the ACLU blasted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for saying that a school can chose to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on students believed to be undocumented. “Children should be able to trust and learn from their teachers, not face the prospect […]

Connecticut Advocates Blast DeVos For Saying Schools Can Welcome ICE

Pulitzer Prize Board Will Review Junot Díaz Sexual-Misconduct Claims

By Anne Branigin, The Root Author Junot Díaz is stepping down from his role as chairman of the Pulitzer Prize board following allegations of sexual misconduct. The board says that it will investigate allegations of harassment against Díaz, who remains on the board. As The Guardian reports, the 49-year-old writer, himself a Pulitzer Prize winner, […]

Pulitzer Prize Board Will Review Junot Díaz Sexual-Misconduct Claims

Redesigning Maternal Care: OB-GYNs Are Urged to See New Mothers Sooner and More Often

By Nina Martin, ProPublica This story was co-published with NPR. Doctors would see new mothers sooner and more frequently, and insurers would cover the increased visits, under sweeping new recommendations from the organization that sets standards of care for obstetrician-gynecologists in the U.S. The 11-page “committee opinion” on “Optimizing Postpartum Care,” released today by the […]

Redesigning Maternal Care: OB-GYNs Are Urged to See New Mothers Sooner and More Often

Latino Fund to Host Discussion on Impact of Hurricane Maria

24 May 2018

HARTFORD — The Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving will be hosting a discussion on the local impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria have had on the Greater Hartford region. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be on May 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at […]

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Hartford to Host Drill and Drum Team Competition

23 May 2018

HARTFORD — Get ready for the rumble and tumble. Hartford’s Proud Drill, Drum and Dance Team will host its fourth annual Stomp The Violence East Coast Explosion Drill and Drum Team competition on May 26 at Dunkin Donuts Stadium. The event will begin at 4 p.m. at the Stadium 1214 Main Street in Hartford and […]

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GMChorale to Host Festive Gala for Music Lovers

22 May 2018

MIDDLETOWN — The members of the GMChorale invite friends and music lovers to join them for a festive gala event in Middletown. With 80 singers from 34 Connecticut towns, the GMChorale is known for its compelling performances of choral masterworks and the commissioning of new music from emerging and established composers. The event will befrom 4 […]

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William Caspar Graustein Celebrates 25 Years

17 May 2018

HAMDEN — The William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund on Thursday will be hosting a series of celebratory events to commemorate 25 years of philanthropic service in Connecticut. The year-long celebration will kick-off with a launch event on May 17, 2018, to reflect on the successes won, lessons learned, and stories told throughout the years, organizers said. […]

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CPTV To Air Documentary of Barnes Group

16 May 2018

HARTFORD — CPTV will be airing a documentary to commemorate the 160th anniversary of respected Connecticut manufacturer Barnes Group, Inc. The documentary will be previewed at a June 16 celebration in Hartford. Barnes Group has a long and storied history of innovation and technological advancement in manufacturing.  A business that began in 1857, as a small […]

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Capital to Hold Summer Program

15 May 2018

HARTFORD — Capital Community College will hold a summer computer science program for students. The program for children 12 to 15 will provide an active and fun loving environment for students while introducing them to computer science, organizers said. The program will run July 9 to July 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost […]

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ActUp Theater Company to Present Hip Hop Remix, The Wiz

11 May 2018

HARTFORD — The ActUp Theater Company will present The Wiz, a remixed hip-hop, reggae, jazz version of the legendary movie, The Wizard of Oz. The event will be at Annie Fisher Magnet School, 280 Plainfield St. in Hartford on June 7 at 7 p.m., June 8 at 7 p.m. and June 9 at 3 p.m. and […]

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Festival of Gospel and Folk Music Comes to Woolsey

10 May 2018

NEW HAVEN — The GMChorale and Alchemy will perform in “Singing Together for Peace,” an inter-generational festival of gospel and folk music on May 12. The event will begin at 12:30 p.m. at Woolsey Hall in New Haven. “Singing Together for Peace” is presented by the Saecula Choir Foundation (SCF) in honor of the 25th Anniversary […]

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