Sylvan Lebrun
Staff Reporter
Sylvan Lebrun covers local nonprofits and social services. She is a first-year in Pauli Murray College majoring in English.
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Organizations, healthcare providers advocate to expand Medicaid eligibility to undocumented immigrants

On March 11, Connecticut’s Human Services Committee held a 12-hour hearing to discuss S.B. 956 — a bill that would make health care coverage available […]

Merger between New Haven Land Trust, New Haven Farms leads to new programming benefits

As Gather New Haven enters its second year, the New Haven environmental nonprofit organization has focused on creating partnerships between its programs and expanding its […]

New Haven Land Trust volunteers pose for a photo in a greenhouse pre-pandemic.
Local nonprofit joins forces with fire department for COVID-19 prevention initiative

On Wednesday morning, about 35 people gathered at the headquarters of the New Haven Fire Department to celebrate the launch of a partnership between the […]

Earth Day cycling fundraiser and celebration to resume in person

After the pandemic forced the Elm City to hold its annual Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride in an entirely online format last year, residents […]

A group of people attend the outdoor Saturday, Mar. 6 kickoff event for the Rock to Rock bike ride.
Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen buys building on State Street, plans to create hub for homeless services

After years of operating out of church basements, Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen is moving into a building of their own on State Street, aiming to create […]

The Community Foundation ‘steps forward’ to address racial inequity and COVID-19

Since the start of the new year, the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven has begun to implement their $26 million “Stepping Forward” philanthropic initiative […]

Citywide Parent Team steps up to help parents during the pandemic

The shift to online education for New Haven Public Schools has had its bumps. The Citywide Parent Team knows — they have spent the past […]

Over 600 NHPS students haven’t logged into online classes. Here’s how the city is trying to help.

On Tuesday, the New Haven Public Schools’ Office of Youth, Family and Community Engagement held a kickoff and canvass event for its A.C.E. campaign, which […]

Citywide Youth Coalition holds ‘People’s Agenda’ panel

More than a dozen attendees tuned in on Monday evening to a Facebook Live panel hosted by the Citywide Youth Coalition, a New Haven youth […]

Institute of Sacred Music presents the poetry of the Bauls

On Friday evening, renowned performer Parvathy Baul’s voice ranged from lively to sorrowful to passionate. With one hand, she plucked a long one-stringed instrument called […]

Greater New Haven Green Fund awards grants to local environmental organizations

At the end of August, the Greater New Haven Green Fund announced that eight local environmental organizations will receive grants this year. The Green Fund […]