Intertribal council plans gathering

The Connecticut Native American Intertribal Urban Council met Saturday to iron out details of their upcoming gathering at the Afro-American Cultural Center to celebrate Native American History Month. The social will take place on Nov. 30 at The Af-Am House and feature potluck food, a raffle and entertainment from a local drum group CNAITUC, a […]

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Charter revision passes

For the first time in over a decade, New Haven voters approved revisions to the city’s charter on Tuesday.

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LEAP mentors to qualify for new scholarship

A local law firm is committing a total of $100,000 in scholarships over a 10-year period to college-bound New Haven public school seniors participating in the LEAP mentorship program. LEAP, which stands for Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership, was founded by former mayoral candidate Henry Fernandez LAW ’94. The program connects high school and […]

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Candidates to push for immigrant rights

The next mayor will have the opportunity to continue New Haven's trailblazing legacy on immigration.

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Local leaders to investigate commuting disparities

In an effort to improve New Haven residents’ access to jobs that are moving out to surrounding towns, a consortium of regional organizations met last week to discuss improvements to public transportation.

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Relocation of prisoners spurs local outcry

Students, advocacy organizations and faith groups convened downtown on Tuesday morning to decry the transfer of inmates from the Danbury Federal Correctional Institution.

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ICE drops Islas case as activists face charges

Jose Maria Islas is now safe from deportation, after a long and well publicized struggle.

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Elm City disparities persist

New Haven continues to face severe racial and income disparities in quality of health and educational achievement, according to a report released by DataHaven.

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Grant could transform armory into community center

Governor Dannel Malloy has yet to approve a $2.6 million state grant meant to repair damage to the historic Goffe Street Armory into a community center.

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Aldermen debate food stamps

A new proposal working its way though city government could win hundreds of thousands of dollars of job training for food stamp beneficiaries. In a meeting Wednesday night, the New Haven Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee unanimously authorized a proposal to secure over half a million dollars from the Connecticut Department of Social Services […]

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Yale’s Police Academy begins seventh year

The Yale Police Department announced earlier this month that its annual police academy program will officially kickoff on Oct. 12.

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