AROUND NEW HAVEN | Mayor awards $128K for city’s youth organizations

Wednesday at City Hall, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. announced a grant of $128,000 to be awarded, for the fourth time in two years, to city nonprofits focused on children and teen initiatives. Sixteen groups will split these Youth Capacity Building Grants in the coming year. Past recipients have been the Boys & Girls Club, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Solar Youth. The grant represents a $32,000 decrease from the amount awarded this time last year, in the program’s second cycle.

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