MEDINA-TAYAC: Reprioritizing cultural centers

November 12, 2014
Cultural Houses are not Woodbridge Hall’s to take away; they are a standing testament to decades of student activism and perseverance.

City stalls on wage theft policy

September 25, 2014
Months after promising to aid workers’ groups and the Connecticut Department of Labor in the fight against wage theft in New Haven, city officials have yet to advance a motion that would allow police to support worker’s demands for stolen wages.

Q House to re-open in 2016

September 12, 2014
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.”

Campaign demands better job access

September 10, 2014
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.

Activists celebrate GHeav’s closing; workers speak on both sides

September 5, 2014
Student and community activists celebrated a victorious year of protesting labor violations at Gourmet Heaven Thursday morning.

Gourmet Heaven to close in 2015

August 21, 2014
Yale has announced the closing of the 24-hour grocery Gourmet Heaven after a year of controversy surrounding the establishment's labor practices.

City agencies partner to tackle homelessness

April 23, 2014
Organizations have broken down institutional walls to mobilize under the banner of the 100 Day Campaign.

Deportation protests end in arrests

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

Yale intersections endanger pedestrians

April 16, 2014
On March 27 a man was struck and critically injured by a car while crossing N. Frontage Road at College St.

DOL cracks down on New Haven businesses

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

Cho delays plea hearing

April 10, 2014
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.

Yale to host Houston students

April 8, 2014
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.
The Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee authorized a proposal to provide job education training to food stamp recipients.