COMMUNITY LIFE
NHPS ready for a ‘Summer of Fun’

NHPS students will be dancing, playing sports, learning and more this summer.

Officials call on residents to improve recycling efforts

With Connecticut running out of space to dispose its waste, local and state efforts are focused on promoting recycling.

An up close of a recycling bin.
Art collective brings New Haven creatives together

The Collective NHV is a Black-owned organization in the Elm City focused on art and creative expression.

The Collective NHV members pose for the camera.
Environmental Advisory Council meets with CT DEEP representatives to discuss English Station

New Haven’s Environmental Advisory Council meets with DEEP to discuss plans for cleaning up the decades-old English Station Power Plant.

English Station rises above the Mill River on a sunny day.
The Immigrant History Initiative shines light on Asian American histories long absent from textbooks

A nonprofit started by two Yale Law School graduates hopes to educate community members on the rich histories of Asian Americans.

Community spirit helps local Asian stores survive pandemic

The owners of three Asian grocery stores in New Haven reflected on their interactions with community members during the pandemic.

Three community impact projects awarded $10.5k in funding for benefitting New Haven

On Thursday afternoon, four ventures competed for $10,000 in funding through the New Haven Civic Innovation Prize.

Youth community center acquired by children’s mental health clinic Clifford Beers

Children’s mental health clinic Clifford Beers will be taking over Farnam House, with plans to bridge their programming and connect local youth to new services.

State rental assistance program facing a slow rollout in New Haven

Nonprofits, faith groups and the city government are collaborating to spread the word about the UniteCT Rental Assistance Program, which offers financial relief to struggling tenants and landlords.

Rock to Rock riders raise $126K for the environment

New Haven’s annual biking race returned to an in-person format after being held virtually last year. Money raised will be put towards environmentally sustainable practices at nonprofits around the Elm City.

Bicyclists ride through a park.
‘Is one of us next?’: Local Montessori school holds march against police violence

Students at Elm City Montessori School read speeches, sang songs and marched against police violence in the Westville neighborhood on April 22.