Arts Are Essential works in partnership with educators and artists to bring arts experiences that enrich, educate, and enlighten students of all ages while inspiring creativity and imagination. Arts Are Essential is committed to the belief that through performances, concerts, hands-on workshops, residencies, and cultural exchanges, the visual and performing arts can: accommodate many learning styles, adapt to demonstrate and teach varied curricula, including language arts, math, science, and social studies, and offer cultural awareness, which encourages acceptance.
The 4-H Youth Development Program is the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension’s non-formal education program for boys and girls ages 7 to 19. Administered through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, this program provides “hands-on” projects, educational programs and activities where youth members acquire knowledge and learn life skills that help them meet the challenges of both today and tomorrow.
Provides counseling services to children and families.
Independent organization of business and community leaders that focuses on improving student achievement and supporting school reform in Hartford Public Schools through independent research, evaluation, and engaging the community.
Health care company, which sells traditional and consumer directed health care insurance plans and related services, such as medical, pharmaceutical, dental, behavioral health, long-term care, and disability plans
We educate, empower and engage parents and community to improve quality of life for children with special needs and others at risk of education inequity or system involvement.
ACT is a membership organization for agencies providing housing and supportive services for people living with AIDS/HIV as well as HIV prevention and outreach.
Alpha Kappa Alpha?s mission is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of ?Service to All Mankind”.
The American Red Cross, led by volunteers, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
The American School for the Deaf serves the deaf and hard of hearing community as a multifaceted innovative institution dedicated to the development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life, producing educated and self-directed citizens.
ARTFARM is a non-profit, professional theater organization, based in Middletown, CT, dedicated to creating high quality theater with a commitment to simple living, environmental sustainability and social action.
Artists Collective programs expose students and the community at large to great and too often overlooked artists of the past and present. The Collective continues to offer the highest quality training in the performing arts (dance, theatre, music and visual arts). The Collective serves a predominately low income black, Caribbean and Latino constituency.
A member of the United Church of Christ, Asylum Hill Congregational Church is an energetic, urban church of approximately 1600 members. We are known for inspiring worship services, outstanding music and arts programs, and strong outreach programs. The mission of Asylum Hill Congregational Church is to help people grow in faith and love as disciples of Jesus.
The focus is in building. Building up people, building up relationships and building up the Kingdom of God. The church believes that it doesn’t matter where you are or where you have come from, there is some good in you and something good can happen to you. The Ministry is: Apostolic in Foundation, Pentecostal in Nature and Catholic in Corporate Service (APC).
A non-profit youth service organization with the mission to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Mission is to work with boards of education of the Capitol Region to improve the quality of public education for all learners.