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Connecticut Youth Organizer Receives Soros Award to Launch Black and Brown Student Union

Though youth have historically been both the catalysts and centers for transformative social change in America, organizing work is not always led or funded with this in mind. Partnerships with caring, supportive adults and the opportunity to put learned skills …

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A Story of Irrefutable Intersectionality: The U.S. Mainland, La Isla del Encanto and Connecticut

In spite of fleeting media attention, we must not forget about the people of Puerto Rico during this time of crisis. With more than 300,000 Puerto Rican residents, Connecticut has the sixth largest Puerto Rican population of any state in

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Grantee Partners Participate in Local C.R.A.F.T. Day

Last August, more than 120 young people and adult allies from across Connecticut gathered in Bridgeport for a C.R.A.F.T. (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training) day – a day that used agricultural engagement to support young people’s learning and professional …

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