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CT FAMILIES

Did You Know… the coronavirus has significantly impacted many underprivileged Connecticut families? The sharp increase in unemployment at the start of the pandemic only exacerbated many families financial struggles, often impairing children’s access to quality education and development resources. However, the CT Dept. of Labor reports that 196,400 of the 292,400 jobs lost during March-April … Continue reading CT FAMILIES

Attica prison riots

Did You Know…the story of the Attica Prison Riots? On this day in history, 1971, a revolt in New York’s Attica Correctional Facility is remembered for the gross abuses enacted by the State’s officers. A class action suit, settled in 2000, granted past prisoners $12 million in damages.

20th anniversary…

Did You Know… Biden issued an executive order which outlines the release of the government’s investigation documents of the 9/11 terrorist attacks? In a move of transparency, Biden stands with the affected families who have long called for public access to the investigative records. Marking the 20th anniversary of the attacks, tomorrow will also see … Continue reading 20th anniversary…

Labor day

Did You Know… that the first Labor Day was celebrated in 1882, as a demonstration of the American Labor Movement? Twenty thousand people took unpaid time off to march in New York City, advocating for fair labor standards and protections. The years following saw vast improvements in workers rights, including the establishment of unions and … Continue reading Labor day

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