Laura Street
Staff Reporter
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Homeless shelter seeks to relocate

The local men’s homeless shelter, Emergency Shelter Management Services Inc., is looking to relocate, but its plans met resistance from the public at last week’s […]

Local housing agencies help locals after storm

After last week’s winter storm, local shelters and nonprofits have mobilized to help New Haven’s homeless stay warm. According to local ABC-affiliate WTNH, winter storms […]

Neighbor to Neighbor campaign raises funds for homeless

Throughout February, United Way of Greater New Haven’s annual Neighbor to Neighbor campaign will raise funds to provide food, housing and other services for the […]

Censuses track youth homelessness in Connecticut

The annual PIT Count documented the homeless population, sheltered and unsheltered, in Connecticut on the night of Jan. 24.

Refugee run draws record entries

With 2,500 registered attendees, the tenth annual Run For Refugees is seeing an unprecedented number of sign-ups this year.

Elm City resident collects donations for toy drive

Elm City resident Honda Smith has been collecting donations for her annual Winter Wonderland toy drive.

Nonprofit cafe finds support in Yale students

Yale students and other volunteers have become crucial to the success of Sunrise Cafe, volunteering early in the morning to provide free breakfast for over 100 Elm City residents.

Labor unity rally draws hundreds

Labor union members, New Haven residents, clergy and students joined hands Wednesday night to show solidarity and commitment to job security movements.

Fall Film Forum showcases student work

Last Saturday, undergraduate filmmakers at Yale presented and received feedback on their projects at the Yale Fall Film Forum, a three-and-a-half-hour workshop held at the Digital Media Center for the Arts.

OISS matches foreign students with hosts for Thanksgiving

In keeping with tradition, the Yale Office of International Students and Scholars will match foreign students with local hosts for Thanksgiving dinner this year.

Connecticut issues first-ever drought watch

Due to the severity of an ongoing drought, the Connecticut government issued its first-ever drought watch for six of eight counties in the state, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Friday.