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|Press Release 10/29/14
Perrin Family Foundation Hosts First Ever Statewide Youth in Action Networking Event“I discovered something I never thought I would be able to discover. What I discovered is that I am a leader.” -Jonathan from Hearing Youth VoicesMore than one hundred youth involved with twenty organizations from all over the state of Connecticut gathered in Bridgeport on Thursday night, October 23rd, to celebrate their social change work and the anniversary of the Perrin Family Foundation that supports this work. There were youth working on issues such as food justice, equity in education, gun violence and immigration issues. They performed and spoke from their hearts about the frustrations they have with policies and practices that deter them from learning, growing and living in peaceful just communities.Click here to visit the full Press Release
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