• Ché Campeche performance April 29

    Ché Campeche: Laughter—Therapy For the Soul Ché Campeche is a performing arts group founded in the late 80’s in St Lucia, one of the islands in the Caribbean located between Jamaica and Barbados. The French name Ché Campeche was derived from a local hardwood called ‘Campeche’ and ‘Ché’ meaning heart, therefore, “the heart of the wood”. The group originated from […]

    Ché Campeche performance April 29
  • Learn about the Costen Cultural exhibit

    The Costen Cultural Exhibit  is a unique collection of rare photographs, documents, ephemera, memorabilia, fine art and collectibles which serves as a vehicle to educate, encourage, enlighten and inspire people of the African American imprint on this country.  It documents the history, literature, politics and culture and represents the diverse experience from across the country focusing on regional, ethnic and […]

    Learn about the Costen Cultural exhibit

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Sinead O’Conner writes about Trayvon Martin

Sinead O’Conner writes about Trayvon Martin

March 28, 2012 at 9:09 pm

Irish born singer, Sinead O’Conner has posted open letter about the Trayvon Martin case. Here is a snippet from her lengthy and poignant letter: “I would like to extend...

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Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Training in Hartford

Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Training in Hartford

March 23, 2012 at 6:13 pm

Greetings All, As April 4 approaches marking 44 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s body was taken from us, we at the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence are...

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Sinead O’Conner writes about Trayvon Martin

Sinead O’Conner writes about Trayvon Martin

March 28, 2012 at 9:09 pm

Irish born singer, Sinead O’Conner has posted open letter about the Trayvon Martin case. Here is a snippet from her lengthy and poignant letter: “I would like to extend...

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Sinead O’Conner writes about Trayvon Martin

Sinead O’Conner writes about Trayvon Martin

Irish born singer, Sinead O’Conner has posted open letter about the Trayvon Martin case. Here is a snippet from her lengthy and poignant letter: “I would like to extend my very deepest sympathies to the family and other loved ones of murdered teenager, Treyvon Martin. I am very sad today (and am certain the whole of Ireland is) to learn of poor […]

Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Training in Hartford

Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Training in Hartford

Greetings All, As April 4 approaches marking 44 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s body was taken from us, we at the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence are here to tell you that although he was shot, they missed! His work, our work and the legacy lives on. Nonviolence is the sword that heals. Attend our next Two-Day Core Introduction to Kingian Nonviolence […]

State NAACP Holds Town Hall Meeting on Education Reform

State NAACP Holds Town Hall Meeting on Education Reform

NAACP State Conference President Scot X. Esdaile will join Gov. Dannel P. Malloy  for a town hall meeting on SB24, Malloy’s Education Reform Bill. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Walsh Elementary School, 55 Dikeman Street. “There have been a number of conversations about the Governor’s bill, which aims to address […]

Family Child Care Providers in CT Struggle

Family Child Care Providers in CT Struggle

Connecticut’s Care 4 Kids Program Leaves Family Child Care Providers Struggling Providers Make Their Case for Collective Bargaining Rights At State Capitol This Tuesday, family child care providers, who care for children in home based daycare settings, converged on the state capitol in Hartford to ask the Labor & Public Employees committee to support a bill granting them collective bargaining […]

Diabetes Risk Test for Type 2

Diabetes Risk Test for Type 2

Take it. Share it. Americans are urged to take the all-new Diabetes Risk Test on American Diabetes Association Alert Day® and to share it with everyone they care about to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Tuesday, March 27, 2012, is the 24th Annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day, a one-day, “wake-up call” asking […]

Inner-City Dental Clinic May 19

Inner-City Dental Clinic May 19

May 19 Inner-City Dental Clinic in Hartford Grants totaling $49,000 have been awarded by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to support the fourth annual free Inner-City Dental Clinic to be held Saturday, May 19, at Community Health Services, 500 Albany Ave. in Hartford. The clinic, held in partnership with the West Indian Foundation, Inc., will be held from 8 […]

Connecticut’s Palliative Marijuana Program Info

Connecticut’s Palliative Marijuana Program Info

Learn about Connecticut’s Palliative Marijuana Program. It will:      Protect patients, their caregivers and physicians from prosecution.      Help patients suffering with pain      Provide physicians with another option for cases they deem appropriate      Eliminate the incarceration of Connecticut’s most vulnerable patients      Enable local law enforcement to distinguish recreational users from patients      Create a board of 8 […]

Drug Overdose Prevention

Drug Overdose Prevention

Drug Overdose Prevention Fact Sheet This year we are trying to make overdose prevention available to people who can assist if they believe some is experiencing an overdose. According to a 2004, Connecticut Department of Public Health report on fatal and non-fatal drug overdoses between: 2000 – 2002 About 73% of unintentional opiate overdose decedents were white and 8% were […]