Laura Ospina
Contributing Reporter
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Progreso Latino Fund celebrates 20th anniversary with a $20,000 match campaign and nearly $100,000 in grants

To honor this milestone, the Progreso Latino Fund will launch a $20,000 match campaign and up to 40 charitable funds, all with the goal of empowering the Latinx community and expanding Latinx philanthropy in New Haven.

John Martin, founder of Bradley Street Bicycle Co-op, to leave leadership role

Hoping to strengthen the Co-op’s adaptability and work on his mental health, Martin will step away from the community nonprofit in December.

Community Foundation for Greater New Haven awarded $7.2 million from state to uplift small businesses

With the state funding and an additional $1.5 million from the city, the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven hopes to award grants and provide consulting and technical services to small businesses, particularly BIPOC and women-owned businesses.

New Yorker’s Jia Tolentino talks celebrity culture and Filipino identity

The author, who reached national acclaim in 2019 for her bestselling book, Trick Mirror, joined students for a tea at Ezra Stiles College.

Students host vigil for Mahsa Amini amid widespread unrest in Iran, mounting death toll

Attendees stood in solidarity with Iranians and called on the University to formally acknowledge the protests that have continued in the days and weeks after a 22-year-old’s death in police custody. Attendees stood in solidarity with Iranians and called on the University to formally acknowledge the protests that have continued in the days and weeks after a 22-year-old’s death in police custody.

New Haven plans to redevelop State Street

The city has received state funding to narrow the road, creating more space for pedestrians, cyclists and housing.