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Q House to re-open in 2016

September 12, 2014 • 0
City officials and community organizers of the Q House building committee convened a meeting Thursday evening to announce that Dixwell’s beloved community center will reopen in 2016.
Grass-roots organization New Haven Rises launched a campaign for “Access to Good Jobs for New Haven Residents.”
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Campaign demands better job access

September 10, 2014 • 0
Reacting to rampant unemployment, underemployment, long commutes and low wages throughout the Elm City, New Haven Rises is mobilizing to expand residents’ access to “living-wage” jobs.
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Activists celebrate GHeav’s closing; workers speak on both sides

September 5, 2014 • 0
Student and community activists celebrated a victorious year of protesting labor violations at Gourmet Heaven Thursday morning.
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Gourmet Heaven to close in 2015

August 21, 2014 • 0
Yale has announced the closing of the 24-hour grocery Gourmet Heaven after a year of controversy surrounding the establishment's labor practices.
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City agencies partner to tackle homelessness

April 23, 2014 • 0
Organizations have broken down institutional walls to mobilize under the banner of the 100 Day Campaign.
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Deportation protests end in arrests

April 18, 2014 • 0
Nineteen activists, including one Yale student, were arrested Thursday afternoon in Boston while protesting deportation policies.
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Yale intersections endanger pedestrians

April 16, 2014 • 0
On March 27 a man was struck and critically injured by a car while crossing N. Frontage Road at College St.
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DOL cracks down on New Haven businesses

April 15, 2014 • 0
The Connecticut Department of Labor (DOL) is conducting sweeps of downtown New Haven businesses to sniff out workplace violations.
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Cho delays plea hearing

April 10, 2014 • 0
Cho was arrested on Feb. 20 on 42 wage theft and fraud charges and again four days later for 10 additional discrimination and payroll violations.
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Yale to host Houston students

April 8, 2014 • 0
In partnership with a highly successful college readiness program, Yale will host over 100 first generation, low-income students from Houston public schools for a week-long program this July.
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Connecticut advocates for juvenile justice

April 2, 2014 • 0
Connecticut is working towards giving juvenile offenders serving lengthy sentences a second chance.
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Tipped workers demand higher base wage

April 1, 2014 • 0
In the wake of CT's historic legislation, which will raise the minimum wage to $10.10 by 2017, tipped workers are getting a smaller piece of the pie.
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The Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee authorized a proposal to provide job education training to food stamp recipients.