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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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Jan
29

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Hartford Stage Young Playwrights’ Competition

Deadline Extended to February 4 for “Write On,” Hartford Stage’s Annual Young Playwrights’ Competition which is open to all Connecticut residents in grades 9-12. From among these applicants, 5-6 are selected to participate in the program. The program is modeled on Hartford Stage’s new play development process, and Write On playwrights have the unique opportunity […]

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Jan
28

Hartford Public Library and Hartford Public Schools Launch Boundless Pilot Program at Rawson School

On January 25, 2019 at Rawson School, Hartford Public Library (HPL) CEO Bridget Quinn-Carey and Hartford Public Schools (HPS) Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez joined state and local officials, Blue Hills neighborhood community members, and Mr. Cobb’s 3rd grade class to officially launch the Boundless partnership and the Boundless library at Rawson School. This unique collaboration means […]

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Jan
25