Rocel Beatriz Balmes
Staff Reporter
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Connecticut cities strike, march for immigrants workers

Residents of New Haven, Stamford, Danbury and Bridgeport experienced a “Day Without Immigrants” on Monday, May 1, as locals took to the streets to call for permanent protection for the 11 million undocumented workers in the United States.

New Haven holds 13th annual AIDS walk

The Elm City hosted its 13th annual AIDS walk on Sunday, attracting a crowd of over 150 people to the New Haven Green. The event […]

Discussions series talks immigrant rights

Over 50 New Haven residents and Yale affiliates gathered in the Yale Law School on Monday night to discuss immigrant and worker rights as part […]

Hub55 brings Brazilian businesses to New Haven

Hub55, a partnership between the Brazilian consulting firm Paseli Consulting and New Haven City Hall, aims to bring Brazilian businesses in information technology, medical equipment and aerospace to the Elm City.

CFDO to host 10th annual free dental clinic

The Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach will hold its 10th annual free dental clinic on Friday. In an announcement at City Hall on March 29, […]

IRIS New Haven responds to revised Trump travel ban

New Haven-based advocacy organization Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services has initiated a phone banking campaign to fight against a revised executive order, signed by President […]

City to hold sixth annual Ride for Vets

The Connecticut Veterans Legal Center, in coordination with Point72 Asset Management, is organizing its sixth annual RIDE For Our Veterans — an event that brings […]

CT residents, politicians decry ACA repeal

Armed with colorful posters, pussy hats and chants, over 200 Connecticut residents rallied on the New Haven Green on Saturday to protest Republican plans to […]

Black Solidarity Conference attracts over 700

Over 700 college students of color from around the nation gathered at Yale for the Black Solidarity Conference.

Peer Health Exchange program flourishes in New Haven

The Yale School of Public Health hosted a panel of local and national healthcare leaders Thursday evening to discuss some of the nation’s most promising health innovations.

Law School panel discusses solitary confinement

In one of several events organized in conjunction with the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, Yale Law School’s Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International […]