In Our Community

Feb
08

Hartford Public Schools Hosts Family Fun Event: Hopes, Dreams & Visions

Mr. Abdul-Rahmaan I. Muhammad, Executive Director of My People Clinical Services and Dream Chaser #1, facilitated an engaging workshop entitled, “Ten Types of Dreams.”  It was a fun, interactive, and meaningful evening as families (youth and parents) created their very own Dream Boards.                     Mr. Muhammad […]

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Feb
07

Scholarships for Summer Arts Programs & Legal Protections for Students with Disabilities

Charter Oak Cultural Center has a few exciting opportunities coming up that we wanted all our families to know about! On Thursday, February 21st at 6:30 PM we will be hosting a free seminar about legal protections for students with disabilities.  ·         All children have the right to an equal education. We will have a representative from the State […]

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Feb
07

Deadline EXTENDED to 2/25/19: 4th Annual Hartford Creative Contest

Grades 4-12 students in HPS can enter the contest NOW through February 25, 2019. Essays, poems, and artwork can be submitted. Grand prize of $500! Visit hartfordcreativecontest.org for rules and information. The Hartford Creative Contest believes that good ideas can come from anyone, no matter your age or size. In fact, some of the best […]

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Jan
31

UHart Hosts Black History Month Film Series – Admission is Free

2018-19 Diversity, Inclusion, and Unity Events at University of Hartford The short month of February, 2019 includes a long list of events on campus that celebrate diversity, inclusion, civil and human rights, and the open exchange of ideas. If you are not familiar with various campus locations, download a map here. BLACK HISTORY MONTH MOVIE SERIES […]

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Jan
30

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Young People’s Oratorical Contest

Student participants from every Hartford County area school to participate by creating an original speech based on the theme. We’re scheduled to host a preliminary round on tomorrow February 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. For young people who are unable to make the preliminary contest, please register as soon as possible, before February 10th. A […]

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Jan
30

Family Fun Night: Hopes, Dreams & Visions NEW DATE: February 4th

En español Join us on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. for an evening full of activities and information, including: 5:00 p.m.  Dinner 6:00 p.m.   Ten Types of Dreams Workshop facilitated by Abdul-Rahmaan Muhammad 7:00–8:15 p.m.  Dream Board Activity Location: S.A.N.D. School 1750 Main Street Hartford, CT A Dream Board is a POWERFUL tool […]

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Jan
29

Film about Changing the Future of Higher Education

Trinity College will screen the documentary Unlikely, an investigation of America’s college dropout crisis and the barriers students face in their pursuit of an education and meaningful career. Following the film, a panel discussion with higher education professionals will be moderated by Robert Cotto, Jr., director, urban educational initiatives, Trinity College. Featured panelists will be Roxanna […]

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Jan
29

Hartford Warming Centers

The weather forecast calls for very cold temperatures on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Click on the link below to see where you can warm up in Hartford. http://www.hartford.gov/hhs/community-services/hartford-warming-centers  

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