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NEW $600,000 FEDERAL GRANT EXPANDS CONNECTICUT’S MENTAL HEALTH WORKFORCE, ACCESS TO TREATMENT

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representatives Joe Courtney (CT-2) and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) on Friday applauded a $600,000...

Falling Asleep for Self-Care By Tianna Glass-Tripp

I feel like there’s a lot of pressure to be “woke” nowadays. It’s understandable: we’re living in a modern day Civil Rights movement. Black...

JOURNEY HOME RECEIVES $86,000 GRANT FROM THE MELVILLE CHARITABLE TRUST

Mayor Luke Bronin and Journey Home Executive Director Matthew Morgan announced that the Melville Charitable Trust has awarded $86,000 to Journey Home for its...

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Today I respond to Michael J. Forbes and his article entitled, The Doors of the Church are Open – But for Whom. While I...

The Doors Of The Church Are Open – But For Whom? By Michael...

When the doors open up to your faith but close on your identity The doors of the church are open so they say, but are...

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Luke 11:1 Now Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us...

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Veganism sounds great from the outside looking in and I mean how could it not. You see your vegan friends gleefully advertise their colorful...

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The story “No Mirrors In My Nana’s House “ by Ysaye M. Barnwell  tells the whimsical tale of a young girl who recognizes her...

I Love Myself – A Love Note to Black Children By Charlie Costict

I love myself. I love being Black. I am loved. I am strong. I am smart. I am great. I am different. I like...

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Dear Depression, For the last decade or less, we’ve been in a toxic relationship. Having you in my life made me feel weak and useless...

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Dear Superwoman Society, I am writing to you on behalf of nineteen women whom I personally know and have recently made members of the Superwoman...