In Our Community

Nov
06

McKinney-Vento Act Virtual Learning Session 11/12/20

Please join us for a virtual learning session on Thursday, November 12, 2020 about the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, the primary piece of federal legislation related to the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness. In English: 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM In Spanish: 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM Live-streaming at www.hartfordschools.org/MCKVA Register today at https://www.hartfordschools.org/RSVP […]

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Nov
05
Nov
04

Let’s Keep Our Community Safe, Watch Our Video!

Dear Students, Families, Staff, and Community Partners, The health and safety of our students, families, staff, and community partners are our highest priorities. To continue to keep our entire community safe, we collaborated with our partners in city government and at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to produce a safety video. The brief video contains important […]

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Nov
04

Caribbean Virtual Story Time for Ages 2 – 12

Authentic Caribbean Foundation Inc. in Partnership with Caribbean Community in Philadelphia has developed its after school program Pickney Time, Story Time a celebration of Caribbean Children’s Literacy and the Differently-Abled. Pickney Time, Story Time is an afterschool program explore the Caribbean through stories, games, books, music, folklore, culture and people. This program will give children […]

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Nov
04

Early Head Start Program Seeks Students, Ages 6 Weeks to 3 Years

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Hartford recently opened a new Early Head Start program and are looking for new children, ages 6 weeks to 3 years, and their families to fill slots. They have two sites- one is located at 45 Groton Street (32 slots) and the other will be located at 45 Wadsworth Street (16 slots). Full […]

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Nov
04

CT Public Health Alert: Youth Suicide: A Call to Action

THE TRAGEDY OF THE PAST FOUR WEEKS Tragically, in the past four weeks Connecticut has lost four young teens to suicide. We share this alert so that during these uncertain times youth collectively receive increased support, and so adults understand that right now youth are: 1) Struggling with feelings of uncertainty 2) Feeling isolated and lonely 3) Experiencing […]

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Nov
02

Urban League’s “Trunk or Treat” TODAY, FRIDAY, 11/6!

A Fun and Safe Outdoor Event Children and teens who live in Hartford, Conn. are invited to a fun, free outdoor event that includes the safe distribution of candy. The Urban League of Greater Hartford will present its first-ever “Trunk or Treat” on Friday, November 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the parking lot […]

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Nov
02

FREE COVID-19 Testing Event at Lozada Park, Saturday, 11/7/20

Saturday, November 7 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Lozada Park, on East Street between Center and Mather Streets. Free COVID-19 testing and giveaways while supplies last, including new books, thermometers, masks and hygiene products. Please use a mask and practice social distancing.    

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